SSCC offers many technology resources for students including software and easy access to student records. Please review the resources listed below for more information and links.
Students receive an email account via the College's Microsoft Office 365 platform. MyMail is a link to log into this account. Students use this account to communicate with SSCC teachers via email and to keep track of appointments via the online calendar. Add your SSCC email to your mobile device by following the Set up Office Apps instructions for Android, iOS, or Windows.
Office 365 Suite
Office 365 is a free cloud-based suite of applications available to all SSCC students. It includes “light” versions of traditional office programs like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as the OneDrive application which allows up to 5 GB of online storage so students can access their files from anywhere. You can access these applications thought the Office 365 My Apps Portal. Students can also download & install Office 2013 full version suite on up to 5 devices by following the Installing Office 2013 instruction.
MyRecords allows students to register for classes, check grades, view schedules, make payments, obtain an unofficial transcript, view the semester textbook list, update program major, perform a degree audit, view financial aid, look up GPA, view 1098 tax information, and update personal information.
Click here to access MyRecords
Blackboard is the official college platform for online classes, but offers so much more including job postings, Bb instant messenger, Bb Collaborate Mobile, and the Bb Student app.
Click here to login to MyBlackboard.
Blackboard Collaborate allows students to join web conferences though Blackboard for online classes, meetings, one-on-one tutoring, group projects, office hours, and much more. Collaborate can be downloaded for iOS or Android.
Bb Student is Blackboard's newest mobile solution that helps students react quickly to their changing course needs, while learning to plan for the future. With Bb Student, you can quickly view updates to your courses and content, take assignments and tests, and view courses, assignments, and test grades. Bb Student can be downloaded for iOS or Android.
Need help with Blackboard? View the Blackboard How-To Videos.
Do you have the minimum computer requirements? View the Blackboard system requirements to find out.
SSCC Alerts is a comprehensive alert notification system which the college uses to broadcast important information such as campus emergencies, closures, delays, cancellations and more via email, text or voice messaging.
To learn more, login, or sign up view the SSCC Alerts page.
Textbooks, supplies, clothing and other fun gear can be purchased at the bookstores located at Southern State’s Central and Brown County campuses.
Students who can not make it to the Central or Brown County Campus Bookstores can order textbooks, supplies, and clothing from the Online Bookstore.
By visiting the SSCC Bookstore webpage students can access the current semesters Textbook List, view the technology available though the Bookstore, get information on ordering your Cap & Gown, and access the Student Textbook Exchange.
MyLibrary allows you to view your patron record, renew items, verify what you have checked out, and check on pending requests. SSCC students must use the bar code on their photo ID or courtesy card.
Click here to login to your Library Account.
The Libraries at Southern State provide various print, electronic and other resources and services to the college community.
Click here to view all the resources the library offers.
Tech Support serves as the primary technical resource for students experiencing issues such as logging on, accessing MyRecords, MyMail, or MyBlackboard, or needing to report technical issues.
Tech Support is located in room 403.03 at Central Campus and operates from 8:00am to 9:00pm Monday through Thursday, and 8:00am to 5:00pm on Fridays.
- 800.628.7722 x2800
If you prefer to submit a support request ticket without directly contacting Tech Support, use the Submit a Service Ticket link at the bottom of the SSCC Tech Support webpage. You will be required to enter your SSCC username and password to access the ticketing system. Select “New Incident” after logging in and report your issue.
SSCC is launching a new mobile telepresence initiative allowing users to connect virtually on the college’s main Hillsboro campus. This experience places users at the controls of an interactive robot from any location in the world with an Internet connection. Operators are free to move around campus at will, interact with people, and even attend a class or meeting from a remote location.
To learn more and to check out the Telepresence Device visit the Telepresence Devices page.
Our recommendations for the typical college student buying a laptop are to look for the following specifications:
|Ram Memory||4 GB||8 GB|
|Hard drive (solid state preferred)||256 GB||500 GB|
|Screen size||13 inch||15 inch|
|Optical drive||DVD / CD||DVD / CD|
|USB have one 2.0 and 3.0||3 usb ports||4 usb ports|
|Wireless network adapter||802.11 b /g||802.11 b/g 802.11 a/g/n|