Xfinity on Campus

The instructions below are provided to assist you in accessing and troubling shooting Xfinity on Campus.

  1. Students must be a Resident Student with active Rivier Account credentials
  2. Connect your device (TV, Phone, Xbox,Roku,Chrome, etc.) WiFi settings to RivOpen
  3. Click on access Xfinity
  4. Login with your Rivier account credentials
  5. Follow the Xfinity menu

Contact itsupport at or 603-897-8469

Access via Laptops and Desktops

All students who live on campus have access to Xfinity on Campus. This is an online streaming service that allows students to stream live TV and watch on-demand videos directly on their laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets anywhere on campus (some features also available off-campus). To access this service on a TV, students will need to use a Roku streaming player (or a TV with a built-in Roku). Xfinity on Campus is also available in all residence hall lounges on campus.

Benefits & Key Features

  • Stream over 100+ live channels
  • Access Xfinity On Demand movies and television shows
  • DVR up to 20 hours of recordings
  • Use the Xfinity Stream app on smartphones and tablets (iOS and Android), Rokus, and some other devices

Getting Started

Access via Roku on your TV

Xfinity on Campus is accessible on your TV using the “Xfinity Stream Beta” App on a Roku. To access Xfinity on Campus using a Roku on your TV, complete the process below:

  • Create a account
    • If you are setting up a new Roku, you will be prompted to create a new account. Follow the steps on the screen.
    • Roku will ask for a payment method. There is no charge associated with using the Roku for Xfinity On Campus, but Roku may offer other paid services.
  • Connect to the “Xfinity Stream Beta” App
    • Install “Xfinity Stream Beta” on your Roku
      • Go to the “Streaming Channels” menu > Search for “Xfinity Stream Beta” > Add the channel (This may require your Roku PIN)
  • Open the Xfinity Stream channel > Get Started
  • Activate: You should be presented with a 6-digit number. Visit the URL indicated using a web browser, and enter the number.
  • On the login screen, select “Xfinity On Campus Students Sign in Here,” search for Rivier University, and log in with your Rivier student credentials.
  • After a short delay, agree to the End User Agreement.

Need Help?

The Office of Information Technology is located in Sylvia Trottier Hall, Room 200.

  • Contact IT Support at 603-897-8469 or
  • Rivier University offers 24/7 Help Desk Support for technical issues
  • Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.