Software Training

IT Software Trainings Offered

Training courses are offered to the STCC campus faculty and staff monthly on the following topics:

  1. Business Objects data reporting tool
  2. Colleague/ Datatel Communications Management
  3. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Ellucian Colleague/ Datatel user interface
  4. Microsoft Word/ Excel mail merge
  5. School Dude help desk tracking tool
  6. Utilizing the Colleague/ Datatel online learning library

Each of the above trainings are about 1 hour in length. Check out the most recent IT Department Newsletter for the most current schedule for trainings.

To register for any of the above courses, email the IT Help Desk at Include the topic, and the date and time requested for training. A confirmation email will be sent prior to the training.

Other Software Training

Ellucian - Ellucian offers training for many Colleague/ Datatel topics in a classroom environment. These courses are fee-based, and may be offered at an Ellucian site, at a partner training site, or as a remote course. To view training opportunities through Ellucian, visit

Microsoft - Microsoft Software Corporation offers campus constituents free on-line training in the Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, etc.). Check the document below for details on available trainings through Microsoft Software, or visit to view currently available training opportunities. For more information on what is offered through the Microsoft site, click on

NERCOMP - New England Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP) offers many training opportunities throughout the New England region. Since STCC is a member of NERCOMP, any faculty or staff member can participate in any NERCOMP training at the member rate. For a list of currently available offerings, visit

Educause - Educause offers training opportunities, either remote, or at any number of member locations. Since STCC is a member of Educause, any faculty of staff member can participate in any Educause training at the member rate. For a list of currently available offerings, visit