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Academic Technology Launchpad: Office

Quick Guide to computer and academic technology resources for students.

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Microsoft Office

Campus Computers  

Most campus Windows/ PC computers, both physical and virtual, have Windows 7 and Office 2013

Summer 2017 - computers will be updated to Windows 10 and Office 2016

All our libraries have Windows 7 laptops available for student use in the libraries. These laptops cannot be taken out of the libraries.

The Truax library has  Windows 10 / Office 2016 laptops available for student use in the library.

Students enrolled in Office 2016, Outlook, Windows 8, Windows 10, Office 2016 classes will have access to a virtual desktop with those systems. 

Campus MACs have Office 2016.

Personal computers and mobile devices


Our libraries have a variety of books and e-books, which can help you with Microsoft Office, Adobe software, other software, applications and technology. 

Safari e-books has many titles, for example:

Learning Express - This library online resource has a variety of self-paced interactive tutorial courses including Microsoft Word, Publisher, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook, Access, Visio, as well as courses on MAC and Windows Operating Systems, and some Adobe tutorials such as Photoshop. To get started, go to Learning Express and click on Popular Software Tutorials.