Mobile Wireless Device (MiFi) Rental Request

UO faculty and staff can rent mobile wireless hotspots (Mifi) for $5/day (two-day minimum) for access within the continental United States. Each MiFi device provides connectivity for up to 15 devices. This service requires the user to supply a departmental index for payment.

The temporary program offering free checkout of MiFi units to UO students and employees has been discontinued as of 9/24/21.

How to Request a Device

To request support click Request Device (top right of the page) and please provide the following:

  • Department name
  • Date to pick up the device
  • Date you will return the device
  • Billing index
  • Who will pick up the device

Availability and Access

  • There are six MiFi units available for rent on a first come, first served basis.
  • Rental period is two-day minimum to three month maximum (rental can be renewed at the end of three months if needed).
  • Pickup/drop-off is at the Rainer building (1244 Walnut Street) 8am - 12pm; 1pm - 5pm Monday to Friday.  Access is gained through using the phone at the main entrance.
  • Only for use within the continental US.
  • Verizon throttles the data speed once usage hits 25GB.  Data usage is reset to zero on the 4th of each month.
  • Please ensure all parts are returned in working order as you may be charged for missing and/or broken parts.  The rental equipment includes the wi-fi hotspot, USB cable and wall adapter.


If you have any additional questions, please visit the Contact Technology Help page.

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