Free Intro To College Tech Workshops
Can technology make you a better student? Join Alison Thornton from Technology Support Services as she covers all of the FREE time-saving and life-hacking technology that NMC offers to its students! Download a new set of skills by learning about the technology and features available to you through NMC, how to level-up in your tech skills, and where you can get support for all things tech-related.
Sign up at the link below to receive your Zoom link to the course(s) you are signing up for. Your signup will ensure you receive the Zoom link prior to the course.
Getting Started with Zoom and more….
Come join an overview of how to use Zoom at NMC, covering polls, rooms, reactions and more.
- Thursday, January 7, 7–7:30 p.m.
- Friday, January 8, 1–1:30pm
- Monday, January 11, 9–9:30 a.m.
- Monday, January 11, 7–7:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, January 12, 11–11:30 a.m.
- Wednesday, January 13, 9–9:30 a.m.
- Thursday, January 14, 9–9:30 a.m.
File Management – Network Drives and Google Drive
Come join a demonstration of how to save your files (word processing, presentations, and more) to various locations at NMC, so that you make sure they are backed-up and easily accessible to Moodle.
- Wednesday, January 13, 7–8 p.m.
- Friday, January 15, 3–4 p.m.
Google Docs is a word processing software that is easy to use and allows convenient access. It is a great resource for your academic and vocational course work.
- Friday, January 8, 3–4 p.m.
- Monday, January 18, 7–8 p.m.
- Thursday, January 28, 3–4 p.m.
Google Slides is a free and easy to use presentation software. Come watch an overview of how to use this software.
- Wednesday, January 20, 3–4 p.m.
- Monday, January 25, 7–8 p.m.
Does your work flow keep getting interrupted by only having a single monitor? Would you like to get more out of your desktop?
Check out our latest Tech Tip to find out how you can boost productivity and get more out of your monitor!
Password not working? Received a suspicious email? Need Moodle assistance? Want to use email-to-print? The NMC Technology Help Desk can assist with these and many other technology-related questions or concerns you may have! Better yet, you can receive help 24x7x365, even when our on-site team is gone for the day.
The ways we can serve you are:
- Phone assistance @ (231) 995-3020
- Live chat assistance at nmc.edu/help
- In-person assistance:
Come check out our new location in the West Hall Innovation Center!
- M-W 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Th-F 8 a.m.-5 pm.
- Sat 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
- Sun 3 p.m.-7 p.m.
- (hours subject to change)
- Direct ticket submission using Web Help Desk
- IT Help Desk Knowledgebase
Reach out to us anytime! We’re here to help you have a great Fall 2020 semester.
In an effort to facilitate submission of documents to the Business Office and Human Resources, attached are directions on how to use Android and iOS Devices to submit documents via Gmail.
Using the Genius Scan app on Android or iOS, you are able to take pictures, create a PDF document, and export to Gmail. Please send the documents to the appropriate Business Office or Human Resources emails, as listed in the linked documents below, and copy your supervisor if approval is needed. If you have any questions, please reach out to the NMC Technology Help Desk at (231) 995-3020 for assistance.
Take a moment and learn a new skill in less than 5 minutes!
Keep coming back for new releases!
Looking for online training for you and your employees? The NMC Technology Help Desk offers a number of eLearn Modules and Screencast videos covering a wide range of technology topics. Check them out!
Here are some more keyboard shortcuts to help you swiftly format or edit your documents when using programs such as Google Docs or Microsoft Office.
Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to streamline repetitive tasks in any program you are using. Here are a few quick tricks to help speed up your workflow while using web browsers, documents, and many other programs.
Be Smart! Stay Safe when you use Public Devices!
A public device refers to any device, such as a computer, that is available in a public space such as a school, library, government office, or any other open-access area or business and may be used or accessed by multiple people.
Using two-factor authentication to secure your accounts, read more about this here!
Using passphrases for your password is a great way to make your password stronger and easier for you to remember, yet more complicated for someone trying to fraudulently access your account. View more information on this here.
You will notice 4 new icons added to your Chrome browser: (more…)
Make your password memorable but tough to crack. Why? Because your password protects very private employee as well as student information that is federally protected thru FERPA including: Grades, Moodle Coursework, Email correspondence, Scholarship Info, Student Services Information and more! Here’s some info on how to create a good password.
Welcome to another new semester at Northwestern Michigan College! NMC offers many systems and features for staff to use to assist with their daily productivity and goals. Learn more here.
Stop VISHING attacks dead in their tracks! Read more here.
Of all the browsers out there, which ones are the best and safest to use at NMC for PC’s and Mac’s? Read more here.
Watch out for SMISHING Attacks – Fraudulent texts delivered directly to your phone! Read more here!
Take action and recognize the red flags of a phishing attempt. Click here to learn more.