Television Services (Philo & HBOGO)

 

HBO GO/MAX GO Setup:

  1. Go to www.hbogo.com or www.maxgo.com
  2. Please select "sign in" from the top right corner on both sites
  3. Scroll down until you find Colorado School of Mines in the drop down menu
  4. Select Colorado School of Mines from the drop down menu
  5. Please use approved credentials to log into the site. (Note: While you will always use your Mines creds to log into the site, the first time you log in you will be asked to register an HBO GO or MAX GO account.)

*Please note, for HBO GO, connected TV devices such as Roku, AppleTV, PS3/4, XBOXOne & XBOX 360 must be connected to the on campus internet

*MAX GO is only available on computers, iPhones, iPads, and Android mobile devices

Philo IPTV

Colorado School of Mines and the Department of Residence Life are pleased to offer Philo to all of our residents in the residence halls, Mines Park, and institutionally owned Greek Housing. Philo allows you to watch live television on your own terms – on laptops and other devices anywhere on campus. With a stellar channel lineup, the ability to pause and rewind live TV, and 20 hours of your own DVR space, Philo gives you the flexibility and control you need to stay up-to-date on sports, current events, and the shows that matter to you most.

How do I start watching Philo IPTV?

Before watching Philo IPTV on any device:

  1. Go to mines.philo.com and click "log in"
  2. Enter your Mines Multipass Account and password
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions for creating your Philo Account

To watch Philo on a laptop or desktop computer (see Supported Devices):

  1. Go to watch.philo.com and click "log in"
  2. Enter your Mines Multipass Account and password
  3. Start watching live TV or record some for later

To watch Philo on an Apple iOS device (see Supported Devices):

  1. Download the Philo app from the App Store
  2. Enter your Mines Multipass Account and password
  3. Start watching live TV or record some for later

To watch Philo on an Android device (see Supported Devices):

  1. Download the Philo app from Google Play
  2. Enter your Mines Multipass Account and password
  3. Start watching live TV or record some for later

To watch Philo on a TV you will need a Roku or Roku TV, an Apple TV, or a laptop (with HDMI out) connected by HDMI cable to a TV (see Supported Devices).

To watch using a Roku:

  1. Connect your Roku to your TV via an HDMI cable (student will need to provide their own TV and HDMI cable).
  2. Connect your Roku’s power cord to an outlet.
  3. Follow the Philo-on-Roku setup instructions found here.
  4. Select the Philo channel to watch TV on your Roku.

To watch using an Apple TV via AirPlay:

  1. Connect your Apple TV to your TV via an HDMI cable.
  2. Connect your Apple TV’s power cord to an outlet.
  3. Use AirPlay to stream Philo from your iOS device.

NOTE: Philo can only be viewed on one device at a time

Supported Devices

See what devices are supported here.

See what browsers are supported here.

NOTES: All Roku and Apple TV devices are strongly encouraged to be wired instead of using the wireless network.

Support

Having trouble with Philo? Visit support.philo.com to submit a support request to Philo.

Having trouble connecting to Mines Network or setting up your device? Contact CCIT Help Desk or helpdesk@mines.edu.

Residence Life

Department of Residence Life & Housing

Residence Life Office
Phone: (303) 869-LIFE(5433)
Toll Free: (800) 446-9488 x5433
Fax: (303) 384-2261
Housing@mines.edu
Location: Campus Living Office (Elm Hall)
Monday – Friday:
8 am – 6 pm

Apartments at Mines Park Office
Phone: 303-869-5444
Toll Free: (800) 446-9488 x5444
Housing@mines.edu
Location: Community Center 2 at Mines Park
Monday – Friday:
8 am – 7 pm


Addressing mail to students living on campus
First and Last Name
Colorado School of Mines
Name of Residence Hall and Room number
1301 19th Street
Golden, CO 80401