Student Technology Center

What is the Student Technology Center?

The Student Technology Center (STC) is one of the many academic resources from IRT available to students of Sac State. Located in AIRC 3007, the STC offers one-on-one assistance with advanced software applications to help students with classes or projects. Students have access to multiple hardware resources as well. Visit the website by clicking About STC below.

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What are the hours of the STC?

During the regular semester (Spring and Fall) the STC is open Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All hours, including Winter and Summer intercessions are subject to change. Click on STC Contact below for more information.

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What advanced software applications are supported by STC student assistants?

The STC is a great place for students looking for how-to solutions on advanced software applications. The STC strives to offer assistance with all software applications covered by the University. These applications include: Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Outlook), Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Acrobat), SPSS and more. Click STC Services below for an entire listing of current supported software.

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What hardware resources are available to students in the STC?

Students using the STC have access to multiple hardware resources that help foster a better learning environment through practice and the development of new skills. These resources include: a LCD Video Projector with smart panel, speakers, 8 PC stations, 1 Mac station, as well as 20 PC stations and 6 Mac stations in the STC training lab.

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What is the difference between the IRT Service Desk and the STC?

Both offices are a part of the Information Resources and Technology division. The STC specifically focuses on assisting students with software applications and course related technology while the IRT Service Desk is the central point of contact for all IRT services.

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I am a student and I am having trouble working on a project for one of my classes, can a STC student assistant help me?

Yes, students are encouraged to work on class projects and use all of the available resources within the STC, including assistants, available hardware resources and software applications. Note: while STC student assistants are happy to demonstrate and teach students how to use particular software applications and technology, the student is responsible for their course work.

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I am a student and I am working on a presentation with a group of classmates, how can the STC assist me?

The STC is a great place for groups to meet and work on project or practice presentations. Resources such as tables, cubicles and video projection equipment are available to assist presenters as well.

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Is there any cost associated with using any of the resources of the STC?

No, all services and resources are free of charge for Sac State students, faculty and staff.

Do I need to make an appointment?

No, the STC offers general walk-in services. However, appointments can be made with a particular student assistant if needed. Click STC Contact below to make an appointment with a specific student assistant.

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I am a student and would like to learn about software I do not need for class, can the STC assist me?

Yes, feel free to ask the STC student assistant for help with any software application. Students are not required to be enrolled in a specific course in order to receive assistance. Available STC assistants can help students that simply want to develop new skills, learn the basics, or advanced skills on a particular piece of software.

I am a faculty or staff member, how can I use the STC?

Faculty and staff members should feel free to recommend the STC as a place for their students to receive assistance with software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access as well as Photoshop, Dreamweaver and SPSS. If you require direct assistance, it is recommended that faculty and staff use the Faculty Staff Resource Center (FSRC) located in AIRC 3012.

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