Training & Workshops


Technology Training

Interested in Technology Training?

On-campus technology handouts and practice files can be accessed by logging into the Training Hub with your StarID and password. Contact us with questions at is an online training resource that offers thousands of video tutorials in various areas such as technology, business, software and creative skills. Training modules are available for Microsoft Office (2013, 2016 and Office365), Adobe Creative Cloud, graphic design, e-learning, social media, customer service, project management and much more. These resources can be accessed for free with an active Great River Regional Library card.

  • Instructions on how to obtain a GRRL card for free.
  • If you already have a GRRL card, go to the Great River Regional Library web site. Click on Databases in the navigation and locate in the list of databases. Log in using your GRRL barcode and PIN. (Note: You must access via the GRRL web site.)

Other county library sites such as Anoka, Dakota, Carver, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington also provide similar free access to with an active library card.

Microsoft Office

On-campus training for Office 365 is currently being offered spring semester 2016. Please see the university's Office 365 web site for topics, locations, dates and times.

Microsoft provides some excellent downloadable and online training resources for its Office products (2013, 2016, Office 365) including Quick Start Guides, videos and tutorials for Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android and more.

Custom Guides for Office 2013 are available on the Training Hub. Additionally, more video courses are available for all Microsoft Office products through (see above).

Adobe Creative Cloud

Need help with Adobe products? Check out Adobe Support - scroll down the page to "Help with your product" and find popular topics, getting started help, and tutorials for Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver and more. The Adobe Community is an online user support forum where you can ask questions and learn from others.

Other on-campus training