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Cable TV and On Demand Movies

Cable TV Channel Lineup

2 KTBC-TV (FOX)
3 KVUE-TV (ABC)
4 KXAN-TV (NBC)
5 KEYE-TV (CBS)
6 City of Austin
7 TV GUIDE CHANNEL
8 HOME SHOPPING NETWORK
9 KLRU (PBS)
10 DHFS INFORMATION CHANNEL
11 UT CAMPUS/EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING/
SPECIAL EVENTS CHANNEL
12 KNVA-TV (CW)
13 KTFO (Telefutura)
14 MTVu
15 KVR (UT TEXAS STUDENT TELEVISION)
16 AUSTIN ACCESS
17 TRAVIS COUNTY
18 KBVO
19 AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
20 KAKW (Univision)
21 C-SPAN
23 WGN (Chicago)
24 LOCAL WEATHER
25 SPECIAL EVENTS
26 LIFETIME
27 OXYGEN
28 ESPN
29 Longhorn Network
30 ESPN2
31 FOX SPORTS NET SW
32 SPEED CHANNEL
33 THE GOLF CHANNEL
34 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL
35 DISNEY CHANNEL
36 NICKELODEON
37 HALLMARK CHANNEL
38 ABC FAMILY
39 ANIMAL PLANET
40 CARTOON NETWORK
41 DISCOVERY CHANNEL
42 TLC
43 MSNBC
44 CNN
45 CNN HEADLINE NEWS
46 CNBC
47 FOX NEWS
48 THE WEATHER CHANNEL
49 A&E
50 USA
51 TNT
52 TBS (Atlanta)
53 FX
54 TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES
55 AMC
56 BRAVO
57 HISTORY CHANNEL
58 TRAVEL CHANNEL
59 DISCOVERY HEALTH
60 FOOD NETWORK
61 HGTV
62 BET
63 E!
64 SCI-FI CHANNEL
65 TruTV
66 SPIKE TV
67 COMEDY CENTRAL
68 TV LAND
69 GALAVISION
71 GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY
72 VH1
73 CMT
74 MTV
98 TELEMUNDO

On Demand Movies

Need a study break? Check-out the FREE Movies on Demand, available to residents. Check out the newest releases, along with some "classic" favorites.

Information Channel

The Information Channel(Channel 10) is broadcast throughout the University Residence Halls 24 hours per day. Tune into the Information Channel to receive residence hall program information, food service menus, campus events, and other important information.

Division of Housing and Food Service staff members, residence hall councils, colleges, university departments and registered student organizations may advertise on the DHFS Information Channel. Postings may not violate State or federal law, or university regulation, including solicitation. Advertisements may be submitted on-line at the following link: Advertisement Request Form.

Cable TV Service

You will need to supply a cable jumper to connect your television to the wall jack. Our cable provider recommends a cable jumper with the following specifications:
Size RG-6 or RG-59; Quad-shield Preferred/Tri Shield at a minimum; Impedance-75Ohm rated; Shielding-60%/40% aluminum braid for Quad-shield cable and 70% for tri-shield cable; Center Conductor-Solid Copper-clad steel wire center conductor; Jacket5-Flame retardant polyvinyl chloride (FRPVC) jacket Dielectric-Gas injected foam polyethylene (SFS) insulation. Push-on connectors are not recommended.

NOTE: The DHFS cable TV distribution system does not support adding DVR's or cable boxes to receive digital and/or premium cable television stations.

Cable Problems
Before you submit a maintenance request form (MRF) please take the steps below.

  • Connect your jumper cable cord from the wall to the TV.
  • Turn the TV on and press setup or menu on the TV.
  • Set the TV to operate off of cable TV reception or it might be labeled CATV.
  • Go back to the main menu and find auto scan or it might be named auto program.
  • The TV should now be scanning all available channels.
  • If the above steps do not correct the situation, please submit a detailed description of the problem via a Maintenance Request Form online.

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