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Cable TV

The University of San Diego provides 14 off air channels in high definition.  The service offers local channel programming.

Available to

Student, Staff, Faculty Campus residents, academic and administrative departments.


The channel lineup contains 14 off-air channels:


Television with USD CATV outlet.

How to use

Connect the television to CATV wall outlet with CATV coaxial cable, power on TV and check to see if you are receiving any channels. If all channels are not present, using the remote control go to menu; select the option to change the TV input to cable and then select auto programming to bring in all the channels.


Reports on service issues may be made to the Telecommunications unit at (619) 260-7900 or to


There is no fee for the off air channels.

Getting started

To seek assistance in connecting your television to the USD CATV system, please call (619) 260-7900.

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