Accessing Northwood Technology
Step 1. After you are admitted to the college, you can access the MyNorthwoodTech Portal.
Primary access is on northwoodtech.edu and click on the MyNorthwoodTech link and click on the Sign on Assistance icon and follow the instructions to create your password. MyNorthwoodTech is used to access self-service functions such as enrollment, checking your schedule, grades, payments, financial aid, etc.
Please note that this password is temporary and will be replaced by your MyCampus password when registration opens.
Direct URL to MyNorthwoodTech: MyNorthwoodtech Sign-On
Step 2. After registration is open for your first semester courses, you can access the MyCampus Portal.
The MyCampus portal will provide you one-stop sign-on to all your important Northwood Tech applications to include:
- MyNorthwoodTech (How do I register for classes?)
- Northwood Tech computers
Please note that after creating a MyCampus password, it will replace the MyNorthwoodTech password you created in Step 1.
Direct URL to MyCampus Portal: Click here
Technology Help & Support
Technology Help Desk services.
Call for support - Off Campus: 715-475-1111 or On Campus: Dial 1111.
You may also submit a ticket online, chat or email : [email protected]
Learning Resource Center support:
The Learning Resource Center is located in the Learning Commons and are here to help you with all of your information resources needs during your educational career.
We have trained staff to help you find the information you're looking for and help you bring that information into your work. Stop into the LRC for access to computers, printers, scanners, books, journals, newspapers, and research help.
Online you can access our library catalog, journal databases, eBooks, streaming videos, and check out our FAQ for 24/7 support.
Educational Technology Center support:
The Education Technology Center is located in the Learning Commons.
College is all about technology and the Educational Technology Center staff are here to provide on-the-ground support. Students have access to a computer lab that has all the software necessary to be a successful student at Northwood Tech. Students also have access to printers (both color and black and white), copiers, and scanners.
Your technology experts are here to assist you with all the Northwood Tech online applications, online resources for your classes, your computers or personal devices, software installs and much more.
Your Northwood Email Account
Your Student Email: Primary access through the MyCampus Portal: Click Here
Email is the official form of communications with students at Northwood Tech. Please check your Northwood email regularly. Your Northwood Tech student email account is hosted through the Microsoft Office365 service. It also includes Cloud services for email, Microsoft Office, Skype and OneDrive.
Download Office365 & Install Details
Email on your phone:
These directions guide you in connecting your Northwood Tech email with your cell phone.
Online Course Management (Blackboard)
Blackboard Learning Management System:
Primary access through the MyCampus Portal: Click Here
Direct URL: https://bb.northwoodtech.edu
This is the Northwood Tech online course management system.
You can now access your Northwood Tech Blackboard classes from your mobile devices. The Blackboard app is Blackboard’s mobile app for students. With this free app, you can work in your classes, take exams, view your grades and participate in Blackboard Collaborate sessions from your phone.
To install the BB app on your device, search for Blackboard in Google Play for Android devices, Windows Store for Windows phones and The App Store for Apple devices.
Once you have the Blackboard app installed on your device, search for Northwood Technical College. Then log in using the same username and password that you normally use to log into Blackboard from a computer.
For an overview of how Bb Student works you can watch this video https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student.
You can also go to Blackboard’s help site to find a Quick Start Guide, FAQs and more https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Quick_Start .
An Orientation to Blackboard can be accessed by following these steps:
- Go to the MyCampus Portal and click on the Blackboard icon.
- If you are unable to log in, please contact the Northwood Tech Help Desk for assistance.
- Once logged in, click on "Courses" located in the upper right.
- In the "Course Search" box, type "Student Orientation to Blackboard" and click "GO".
- Click on the Course ID and a drop down arrow will appear, click on that and the "Enroll" window will appear. Click "Enroll".
- Click on "Submit" and you will be enrolled in the course!
Blue Jeans Web Conferencing (ITV/MyChoice)
BlueJeans is a web conferencing platform that you can use to attend class virtually, if you choose that option. By clicking on the link for your class found in Blackboard, you will be able to see and hear your instructor and view any content they are sharing right on your computer!
Click here for a guide with more information on how to connect to a class using your web browser. There are also BlueJeans apps available for your desktop and mobile devices, if you prefer.
Emergency Alert Information
Northwood Emergency Alert Information: https://myhelp.northwoodtech.edu/kb/article/19-maintaining-your-emergency-notification-contact-information/
The emergency alert system used by Northwood Tech to announce emergency and weather-related closings. The communications can be sent to your phone, SMS text, and email.
Social Networking @ Northwood Tech
Northwood Tech Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/witcfb
Northwood Tech LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=32392
Northwood Tech Library Services:
Northwood Tech library services include reference materials, databases, catalogs, and more. Visit your campus Learning Resource Center for assistance with research, class assignments and help with college’s electronic resources, or use our chat / text reference service.
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