Student Resources


All days and times of lab availability are "When the college is open". This excludes weekends and holidays or days when class is not in session

EGF Computer Labs


  • 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM Monday-Thursday; 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM Fridays
  • Cyber 252 (seats 20)
  • Cyber South (seats 4)
  • Lab 220 (seats 30 - Laptops)* When class is NOT in session.
  • Lab 214 (seats 40)* When class is NOT in session.

TRF Computer Labs


    7:30 AM-9:00 PM Monday-Thursday; Friday: 7:30 AM-4:30 PM
  • Cyber 600 (seats 7)
  • Cafeteria (seats 12)
  • Lab 605 (seats 28)
    7:30 AM – 4:30 PM Monday-Friday *When class is NOT in session.
  • Lab 263 (seats 24)
  • Lab 603 (seats 28)

Aerospace Site Computer Labs


    7:30 AM-4:30 PM Monday-Friday
  • Lab 4

Student Handouts

The Student Reference Guide is essential for new students and a great reference tool for returning students.

StarID Self Service

Did you forget your StarID? Quickly and easily locate or activate your StarID with StarID Self Service. Your StarID is used for logging into; D2L, Student Email, Wireless Internet Access, and the Campus Network.


View the laptop computer policy. (2095 LAPTOP COMPUTER POLICY)

The NCTC ITS helpdesk provides a standard level of support for student laptops for academic use.

How do I know if I am required to have a laptop for college?

Some programs require laptops, as well as additional computer requirements. View the list of Northland programs requiring laptops. See your program advisor for additional specific computer requirements.

Computer Access

NCTC has many computer areas available for student use. Visit the HOW DO I? section for a listing of labs and hours.

Purchasing Software


Your student email account is in the format of

Note: Common names may have a number following the last name. Confirm your information via the StarID Self Service portal.

Email is the official means of communication between NCTC and students. Please check daily to ensure you don't miss out on important updates and announcements. You may also set up your smartphone to receive your email.

For instructions on logging into email and setting up your smartphone or apple device visit our HOW DO I? page.


Students receive $20 of free printing each semester. Additional printing may be purchased at the Kiosks located in the cafeteria on each campus. The Kiosks are your quickest way to get funds into your print balance. They take coins and paper bills.

For debit or credit card purchases; go to the campus bookstores.

  • Black and White: .05 per side or .04 per duplexed page (printed on both sides)
  • Color: .25 per side *New Cheaper Price!

Wireless Coverage

NCTC campuses have full wireless coverage for students, employees, and guests. Guests will need to contact the IT department for a guest user account.