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With Philo Edu, GW students living in on-campus housing can watch and record live high-definition TV. You can access Philo from your computer, tablet, smart phone or Roku media players. Roku devices can connect to GWplay, a wireless network exclusively for select streaming and gaming devices.

GW students living in on campus housing have access to HBO GO.

Frequently Asked Questions

Philo Edu

With Philo Edu, GW students living in on campus housing have access to:

  • Live High-Definition TV
  • DVR capabilities with 20+ hours of on campus storage
  • Watch your favorite programming anywhere on campus
  • Access Philo Edu on your computer, tablet, smart phone, TV with a Roku, or connecting your laptop to your TV with an HDMI cable
  • The Philo Edu app is available from the App Store or Google Play
  • Full university channel listing, including HBO

Supported Devices

  • Mac OS
  • Windows
  • iOS (must have version iOS 7 or higher via the Philo Edu app from the App Store)
  • Android (must have Android 4.4 or higher via the Philo Edu app from Google Play)
  • Roku streaming devices (except the following models: N1000, N1050, N1100, N1101, 2000, 2050, or 2100).

              Rokus can be purchased at the Buff & Blue Technology Center.

Learn more about supported devices. At this time, Chromecast and Amazon Fire streaming stick are currently unsupported devices. 

Resources

How to watch Philo

Access Philo

HBO GO

GW students living in on campus housing have access to HBO GO:

  • Visit play.hbogo.com/login
  • Under the "All Providers" dropdown choose "George Washington Univ."
  • Sign in with your GW NetID and corresponding password
  • Create an HBO GO account
  • You now have access to HBO GO on all of your devices from anywhere

Access HBO GO

Connect Your Devices

Connect Your Devices

Roku media players, XBox Ones, and Playstation 4s can be connected to GWplay, a wireless network exclusively for streaming devices and gaming consoles. At this time, smart TVs and other gaming consoles cannot be connected to GWplay. You must use GWired for these devices. For instructions on how to add your devices for GWplay, please visit the GWiz Knowledgebase and search for keyword "GWplay".

 

Frequently Asked Questions