IT class

Information technology services workshops are free and are open to all members of the Salem State community. Workshops will be held every semester as well as during winter,spring and summer breaks. If you missed a workshop or you would like to request a department specific training, please send us an email.

Student Technology Workshop Series 

Need a refresher? Sign up for one of these workshops:

3/10 Online Microsoft PowerPoint Basics Plus 
1 – 2 pm, register here
3/11 Online Microsoft Excel Basics Plus 2 – 3 pm,   register here
3/12 Online Learn More about Canvas    3 – 4 pm, register here
3/19   Microsoft PowerPoint Basics 12:05 – 1:30 pm MH 101b, register here
3/26   Microsoft Excel Basics 12:05 – 1:30 pm MH 101b, register here
4/02   Microsoft Word Basics 12:05 – 1:30 pm MH 101b, register here
4/09   General Drop in hours  12:05 – 1:30 pm MH 101b, register here

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

PowerPoint basics starts with adding slides then learn to add text, images and web links. Get the design dos and don’ts for all the special effects for great looking presentations

Microsoft Excel Basics

Learn how to create a spreadsheet, open existing spreadsheets, edit existing spreadsheets format cells and add formulas. If you are familiar with all that come 40 minutes late and join us to learn how to create a chart, sort information, split cells, merge cells.

Learn More About Canvas

Confused with how Canvas works? Feel like there’s more to Canvas than you know? This workshop is for you. We will go over Canvas from a student perspective and show you all the different functions that can help you feel more comfortable with this program.

Microsoft Word 

New to using Microsoft Word? Have a research paper due? Find out how to get started using Word or learn time saving tricks. This  workshop will cover the basics of word including, setting up a document, saving a document, adding images, web links, footers, headers, and footnotes.

General Student Support Drop in hours

Just have a quick question on Excel, Word, PowerPoint or Canvas?

Drop in and get the answer without waiting.

Sign up by sending an email to or 978.542.2036.