Cable TV - Residence Halls and Frederiksen Court Apartments

Cable in residence halls and apartments is being upgraded Nov. 20-22. You will need to re-scan your channels to make the new service work.

Cable TV service is included with your room and is provided by Mediacom. You'll need to bring your own TV and cable cord. Your TV will need a digital tuner. Most TVs purchased after 2006 have this built in. If yours does not, you will need to purchase one.

Digital TV Connection in Your Room

  • Make sure your TV is plugged into a working electrical outlet. 
  • Connect one end of the coaxial cable to the TV wall jack and the other end to the "CATV" or "VHF IN" on your television.  
  • Make sure yoru TV has a digital tuner

Scanning Your Channels

These instructions are basic and will vary depending on the manufactuerer of your TV. Refer to your owner's manual for best results. Scanning channels may take between 20 and 45 minutes.

  1. Turn on TV
  2. Press "Menu" on your remote or TV
  3. Select "Set-Up"
  4. Select "Antenna" and then "Cable"
  5. Select "Auto Prgoram / Auto Tune / Channel Scan" then "Ok"

Submitting a Work Order

Be sure you have referred to your owner's manual and properly scanned your channels. If your TV still does not work, please submit a work order by clicking here or contact our Service Center at 515-294-3322. 

If the problem cannot be resolved, a technician will be sent to your room / apartment to correct the problem. Please know that, depending on the number of work orders currently in queue, it may be 24-48 hours before your situation can be addressed.

Channel Line Up - Effective Week of Nov. 20, 2017

Some services may appear as a different channel number than stated below if your TV is an older model. How your TV scans channels determins the number. The list below would serve as the majority of channel numbers.

ServiceChannel
CYCLONESHD2.1
BTFB13.1
BTFB24.1
ABC (WOI HD)5.1
PA16.1
CBS (KCCI HD)8.1
ESPN HD9.1
GOV HD10.1
IPTV HD11.1
FSMW HD12.1
NBC (WHO HD)13.1
MDNBC HD14.1
FOX (KDSM HD)17.1
BTN HD21.1
CW (KCWI HD)23.1
FS1 HD24.1
FSNMW HD29.1
FNC HD30.1
NBCSP HD31.1
CBSSN HD32.1
CNBC HD33.1
CNN HD34.1
NIC HD35.1
CMDHDe36.1
HIS HD38.1
DSC HD40.1
E! HD41.1
DIS HD42.1
TBS HDe43.1
TWC HD44.1
TOON HDe45.1
AMC HD46.1
TruTV HD47.1
USA HD48.1
TNT HDe49.1
FX HD50.1
BET HD51.1
SPK HD52.1
MTV HD53.1
TELEMUe54.1
UNI55.1
DisJr HD56.1
SYFY HDe57.1
TLC HD58.1
AP HD59.1
A&E HD60.1
WE HDe61.1
HGTV HD62.1
FOOD HD63.1
BRAVO HD64.1
LIFE HDe65.1
LMN HDe66.1
TRAV HDe67.1
VH1 HDe68.1
FreeForm HD69.1
HALL HD70.1
TCM71.1
TBNENL72.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Cable TV - SUV and Legacy Apartments

Cable is provided in SUV and Legacy Apartments as part of your rate. 

SUV - Cable and internet are provided by Mediacom

Legacy - Cable is provided by Mediacom and internet is provided by ICS.

If you live in these areas, your channel line up will likely differ from what is listed above.