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Residential Services

Cable Television

Phillo Internet TV (see below) is available for all on-campus residents! Read more about this exciting option below. In order to view Philo on a TV, it is necessary to have a Roku device. 

Philo Internet TV Service

Philo TV (IPTV) is available to all students who live on campus!  With this service, on-campus residents are able to watch or record any of 165 TV channels streamed directly to their PC, smartphone, mobile device, or Roku streaming TV device! This service is offered as an amenity to on-campus residents, supported by IT services and available at no additional cost. Philo is available online via most popular web browsers and offers Android and iOS native apps for free download to students’ mobile devices. Students can also watch Philo on traditional TV sets through a Roku device or through AppleTV via iOS 6+ mobile devices or compatible Mac computers. Complete instructions on how to access Philo can be found below.

  • Visit the Philo Website for details about how to load Philo on a Roku streaming TV device.
  • Miami University Philo Login. Access Philo by signing in with your Miami credentials. The system will recognize those who live in the residence halls, allowing them to connect to the service.
  • Students must be within the Miami Network (ie. actually on campus) for the service to work.
  • Need a Roku?  Find them at the Miami University Bookstore today!
  • Have a question?  Philo Help Center is the place to go!

ResNet Turbo

In response to the ever-increasing need for more Internet bandwidth, we are happy to offer an optional service called ResNet Turbo. You can sign-up for this service through your MyCard Account, and it will be conveniently billed directly to your student account. The cost is $85 per semester. This rate may change from year to year.

Benefits of this service include

  • access to higher bandwidth connections for a per-semester fee
  • availability via the wired or wireless network in any residence hall (does not operate in academic buildings)
  • minimum bandwidth of 2.0 Mbps up to an average of 5-10 Mbps (actual service will be determined by the number of ResNet Turbo users connecting at the same time)
  • delivery of streaming video, including HD
  • compatibility with any computer or other device that can authenticate to the MU-WIRELESS network using Miami credentials, currently, devices such as XBOX 360 and Wii cannot be connected to ResNet Turbo

Stuff4MyRoom

Make move-in a little easier! You can conveniently order linens, lamps, carpets and more for your room directly from Miami, and we’ll have them waiting in your room when you arrive to move in. Available items are listed below, and subject to change each year. You can sign up for these items when completing your housing contract.

My Linens Package:

  • 1 Twin XL Reversible Comforter
  • 3 pc Twin XL matching sheet set
  • 6 pc towel set (2 bath, 2 hand, 2 wash)
  • 1 Twin XL quilted mattress pad
  • 1 extra pillow case
  • Thread Count: 200
  • 55% Cotton 45% Polyester
  • Prewashed , Easy Care, Ready to use
  • Full sized sets will be substituted for Upper Class students living in Heritage Commons
  • Price is $159.99 per set
  • Available in Navy/Light Blue Stripe or Red/Black Stripe.
  • Cancellations and changes accepted until July 1

Memory Foam Set:

  • 1 Twin XL size Comfy-pedic memory foam
  • 1 Standard Pillow
  • 1 Standard Pillow Case
  • 1 Mattress Cover
  • Full sized sets will be substituted for Upper Class students living in Heritage Commons
  • Price is $114.99 per set
  • Cancellations and changes accepted until July 1

Desk Lamp:

  • Black desk lamp with painted metal base and shade
  • On/off switch on the base
  • 13 Watt CFL bulb included
  • 5 foot cord
  • Dimensions in inches: Shade: D: 5″ H: 6″ Entire Lamp: 6″ x 5″ x 12″
  • Price is $24.99 each
  • Cancellations and changes accepted until July 1