Roo Wireless

If you're a Pell Grant recipient or meet other eligibility requirements, you may qualify for a free tablet with internet hotspot.

Apply for your free tablet

UMKC and Public Wireless are giving away a free tablet with internet hotspot to all students who qualify.

Get Your Free Tablet

You may qualify for Roo Wireless if your household income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines, or if you meet at least one of these criteria:

  • Recipient of a federal Pell Grant in 2023
  • Participant in a government assistance program such as SNAP, Medicaid, housing assistance or a free or reduced lunch program
  • Meet the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s low-income internet program

It takes just five minutes to fill out the form. If approved, your tablet, screen protector and case will be shipped within 48 hours and they're yours to keep.

Apply for your free tablet

Frequently asked questions

Enjoy the Benefits of Roo Wireless

Learn from anywhere

The hotspot lets you log in from home or on the go.

Connect all your devices

Pair your laptop or phone with your tablet's hotspot.

Yours to keep

You don't have to return the device after graduation.

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