With the current high rate of contagiousness and infection from Omicron, we have made the decision to conduct all January classes remotely and to require, with limited exceptions, all employees without essential on-campus duties during this period to work from home through January 28th.  For more information on Covid-19 and the start of spring semester, please use this link to our Covid Response page.  

Internet access resources available for students

  • Altice USA is offering Altice Advantage 30 Mbps broadband solution for free for 60 days to any new customer household within their footprint. 
  • AT&T’s COVID-19 response offers open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low income families.  
  • Charter Communicationshas a two-month free internet offer. 
  • Comcast is offering free WiFi for two months to low-income families plus all Xfinity hot spots are free to the public during this time. 
  • Sprint, following an FCC agreement, is providing unlimited data to existing customers and starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020, will allow all handsets to enable hot spots for 60 days at no extra charge. 
  • T-Mobile, following an FCC agreement, is offering unlimited data to existing customers and will soon allow all handsets to enable hot spots for 60 days at no extra charge. 
  • FCC agreement stating that providers will waive late fees, not cutoff service for lack of payment, and open hot-spots 
  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.