ResNet Startup

What is ResNet?

ResNet service is the wired Internet service for residents living in York  Apartments (Atkinson, Assiniboine, Passy Gardens/Osgoode Chambers).   For new residents, please refer to the online checklist.

Assiniboine and Atkinson* Apartments:

Residents  live in Assiniboine/Atkinson apartments or suites need to order ResNet service via Service Request Form.  Two business days are required for service activation.

*NOTE: UNDERGRAD RESIDENCE BEDSITTER (ATKINSON) Please select “Undergraduate Residence Bedsitter (Atkinson)” when sending the request via Service Request Form as the request will be for “RESNET-ATKINSON BEDSITTERS ONLY“.  No additional service charges apply.

Passy Gardens Apartments (Osgoode Chambers):

Passy Gardens (Osgoode Chambers) residents Do Not need to order ResNet service.  ResNet service by default is enabled and is included in the housing fee.

Service Charges

Internet Service Rates - $25.00 / month plus HST plus $43.50 activation/move fee.

  • ResNet service is active at all Passy Cr. apartments. There is no need to apply for the service.
  • Atkinson Bedsitters only - no service charge will apply.  Need to request/activate via Service Request Form.
  • Service Terms and Conditions.

NOTE: To order this service you must be enrolled in courses and have a valid Passport York account.


Supported Operating System:

  • Windows 7 SP1 or higher
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or higher

Wired Requirements:

  • Computer with an RJ-45 Ethernet port.
  • On some laptops that do not have built-in RJ-45 Ethernet port, you may need to purchase an external USB Ethernet adapter.
  • Computer in good working order is necessary.
  • Computer should have all operating system critical updates and an Antivirus program that has recent virus definitions.
  • An Ethernet cable (category 5 or higher) will be necessary to connect to the port in your room.
  • NOTE:  University Information Technology (UIT) DOES NOT provide Ethernet cables to residents. Residents must purchase Ethernet cables on their own.
  • (OPTIONAL) Connect multiple devices via a router.  NOTE: University Information Technology (UIT) does not support the use of Routers or other network interconnecting devices.  Refer to the device's owners manual or contact the vendor for assistance.  Click here for more details.

ResNet Subscribers Agreement