Students: Remote learning tools

The following article reviews miscellaneous remote learning tools that may be helpful.

Internet access

If you are unable to use the College’s network, you could:

  • Sign-up for internet service:
    • For video calls: up/down speeds of ≥3mbps
    • For multiple people: up/down speeds of ≥10mbps
    • If possible, use a wired connection
  • Use a mobile hotspot:
    • Dependent on phone model and service
    • Contact your service provider for questions
    • Be aware that a Zoom call can use 2GB-2.5GB per hour
  • Use public wifi:

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Hardware and accessories


Video conferences

Clean your devices

  • Disinfect your devices regularly to ensure they’re clean.
  • Un-plug and power down your device completely
  • Do not soak or directly spray
  • Avoid getting moisture in any ports
  • Use a microfiber cloth and non-abrasive cleaner
  • Check manufacturer websites for detailed info


If you have any additional questions or problems, don't hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk!

Phone: 610-526-7440 | Library and Help Desk hours
Email: help@brynmawr.eduService catalog
Location: Canaday Library 1st floor