Laptop & Internet Resources
Free Chromebooks for Qualified California Households
Long Beach City College partnered with a non-profit organization called “human-I-T” to provide the digital resources needed to support you. California households may qualify for a free Chromebook laptop depending on the provider of their choice. Find out if you qualify by visiting human-I-T.
Additional Sources for Free or Low-Cost Data Plans
Some companies are offering free or low-cost internet plans. Please refer to the following list and contact them to see the qualifications and how to start the service.
|Metro by T-Mobile||A $15 plan with unlimited talk and text plus 2GB of high-speed smartphone data.
New and current Metro customers with any voice line can also get a free 8” tablet (via rebate redemption) with a $15 unlimited tablet data plan.
MetroSmart Hotspot devices will be half off, and the $35 per month data plan will include 20GB for the next 60 days.
|Comcast||Low-income students can receive free wi-fi for the next two months.|
|Charter Communications||Low-income students can receive free wi-fi for the next two months.|
|human-I-T||human-I-T is fully funded to assist students to navigate various hard to find low-cost internet offers available, ranging from $10 – $25 a month with no contract. Proof of low-income status is required. human-I-T Subscription Specialists are available every step of the way, in both Spanish and English, to ensure your household is connected.|
|California Connects||California Community Colleges students are eligible for this mobile hotspot service, powered by Sprint, which offers nationwide 4G LTE connectivity and allows users to connect up to 10 WiFi-enabled devices for up to 10 hours on a single charge for only $19.99 a month.|