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Technology Resources for Remote Learning: Internet/ WiFi Options
The College has expanded the MC-Secure WiFi access to various campus parking lots. If you're having connectivity issues with your home internet access, you can drive to campus and connect your device to MC-Secure to complete coursework. Please read details and regulations below regarding the use of this service:
MC-Secure WiFi is available between 7:00am – 8:00pm, 7 days/week.
You will need to log in with your Madison College username and password.
Park in designated spaces while using the WiFi (see below for specific locations).
Arrive in and remain in a vehicle and practice mandated social distancing at all times.
Public Safety will monitor these areas at Truax. Regional campus parking lots are monitored 24/7.
Truax – parking area north side of Health and Information Technology Building
Goodman South – parking area nearest back/south entrance
Fort Atkinson – parking area – first, second rows of parking area on north side of building
Watertown – parking area – first and second rows
Portage – parking area – first and second rows
Reedsburg – parking area on east and north sides of the building
If you need help logging into MC-Secure WiFi, visit our Wireless help guide or contact us directly at
Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.
New customers will receive 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service, which is normally available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month. Additionally, for all new and existing Internet Essentials customers, the speed of the program’s Internet service was increased to 25 Mbps downstream and 3 Mbps upstream.
New customers with students or financial need will be eligible for 60 days of free internet access, to help assist with work- or school-at-home scenarios. Call 1-866-278-2472 or visit https://hellotds.com/
eduroam is a secure worldwide federated network access service developed for the international research and education community.
Madison College is a member of eduroam, so you can use your Madison College credentials at any eduroam-enabled school and get instant network connectivity. This also means visitors from participating schools can get wireless network connectivity at Madison College campuses.
The College has an inventory of hotspots available for student use for the remainder of the semester. These mobile hotspots will be activated with data plans provided by Sprint and at no cost to students. Please contact us by phone 608-243-4444 or email if you'd like to request a hotspot. Below is information about some of the models that are available. The College now offers US Cellular hotspots for students to request as well. (not all pictured).