Tech Ready for Classes

Laptop Ready


Mobile devices are not sufficient to successfully complete most coursework. Chromebooks don’t work with our system. You need a laptop to be successful. 

To view more information, visit the Technology Requirements page.

Get Setup


Click on the following Southeast Tech's IT Guides for instructions and information   about: 

IT Support Center for Removing viruses & malware, troubleshooting error messages in software applications used for class*, completing warranty repairs for laptops purchased from Southeast Tech, and resolving login errors

Wi-Fi Access

  • Open the Wireless Connection on your laptop.
  • Select “Southeast Tech Secure” (Not guest) WiFi Signal.
  • Click Connect. Type in your STC username/password.
  • Cannot print on a campus printer if logged in as Guest.



Bookmarks are quick links to important apps, websites, course information and more.                 

In most browsers, click the star in the navigation bar at the top of the screen to create this important study tool. 

File Organization in OneDrive


  • Create a new folder for each of your classes in OneDrive for easy access to assignments.
  • Save assignments and class resources to the proper folder.
  • Clearly name documents for easy retrieval.
  • Click this link for a quick tour of MS 365 One Drive

Outlook Email


STC email is the primary means that faculty and campus offices will contact you with important communications that can affect your registration, student account, or graduation.

Check your Outlook Email DAILY.

Access your Southeast Tech student email account quick access, click on the Webmail link on the left-hand menu in myTech.

myTech Courses


All STC classes have a myTech site where you will find course content, assignments, and the gradebook. See my CURRENT COURSES (menu running down the left of any screen in myTech).

Check out this myTech Cheat Sheet for easy navigation.  

Submitting Assignments in myTech


  • Many assignments need to be downloaded, completed by you, then uploaded to myTech for submission. 
  • Clearly name/save downloaded assignments to your course folder to easily find them again when it’s time to submit.
  • Save/rename/close completed assignments. Then upload that document for submission. Without this step, you will upload the blank assignment template.
  • Open the Assignment in myTech or other Learning Management System. Upload and submit your document.

Access to Learning Platforms


Many classes use additional online learning software to provide resources and class activities, such as C-Now, Cengage, Connect, eLab, Goodheart-Wilcox, Hawkes, MindTap, McGraw Hill.

Have you purchased access through the STC bookstore?

Can’t find a purchased access code? Contact the bookstore.*Always save your receipts and plastic wrap when purchasing textbooks from the bookstore. The plastic wrapper often has the access code on it. Don’t have your receipt? Check your email.

More tips:

  • Don’t mix up the letter O and the number zero when you type in the access code.
  • Have you set up your profile?
  • Course key: find it on myTech course site or ask instructor.
  • Many platforms have a limited-time free trial. After that, you must purchase an access code through the bookstore.
  • Still no access? Contact instructor to reset section/password.
  • More questions? Google the phone number to Customer Service for your online learning platform.

The Navigate App


This is the STC Student Success App

Mobile App: Download from app store (free). Install. Choose STC from the list of schools. Sign on using STC credentials.


Video Recording for Assignments



Access Tools


Natural Reader: Have text read to you. Convert text to spoken audio so you can listen to your documents. Free to use.  Natural Reader Home (

MS 365 Dictation Tools: Free Transcribing Tool in most MS 365 Products  

MS 365 Translator: Translate in most languages: find out how here.











Tech Resources

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