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Wireless Hotspots & Laptops at Home

Get FREE Wi-Fi and/or a Laptop at home with Southern State's SmartSpot® program designed for students. The College is offering a limited number of free wireless hotspot devices and/or Laptops to students who do not have Internet access or a Laptop at home. The program enables students to "check out" Internet service or a Laptop for up to one semester at a time-absolutely free. Both the devices and monthly service fees are fully paid by Southern State. The program is intended to help Southern State students access online resources at home to help support remote learning needs. The hotspot devices are filtered to block non-educational resources, and the laptops are not able to store information directly on the hard drive.


Students who are registered at Southern State can reserve a Kajeet SmartSpot® device or Laptop by completing the Hotspot/Laptop Reservation Form below.


Check out a Kajeet SmartSpot® device and/or a Laptop from the Library. Additionally, students need to turn in a signed consent form (available from the Library) for each device checked out.


Bring the device home and follow the instructions enclosed in the Kajeet SmartSpot® case to connect your phone, tablet, or computer to access free Wi-Fi.

Who is eligible to participate?

The program is open to students:

  • Who are enrolled at Southern State.
  • With no household Internet access, or access to a laptop at the time of sign-up

How long can I keep the device?

The device and service can be borrowed for up to one semester at a time.

How much will it cost?

It is absolutely FREE. There are no fees for the device or service. If the hotspot is lost, damaged or not returned, a fee of $200, will be charged to the student's account. If the laptop is lost, damaged or not returned, a fee of $500, will be charged to the student's account.

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Hotspot/Laptop Reservation Form