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Computers and Printing

Connecting to the NHCC Wireless Network

  • Students and visiting Minnesota State employees can connect using StarLan. When prompted sign in using your StarID credentials. If you have issues with your StarID, go to the Help Desk in CBT-103 or visit a student helper in the open computer lab in CBT-158.
  • Community Members and Guests who require temporary access to the NHCC-Guest network will need to visit the IT Help Desk in CBT-103 for a temporary user name and password.
  • NHCC Employees utilizing their own personal devices (cellular phones, tablets or laptops) can connect to Staff-BYOD. You will be prompted to sign in with your StarID and Password.

Computers/Computer Labs

North Hennepin has 11 computer classrooms: CLA-133, CBT-159, CBT-160, CBT-161, CBT-162, ES-120, LRC-101, LRC-104, LRC-167 and SCI-128 with CBT-162 and FAC-126 featuring Macintosh equipment.

In addition, CBT-158 is an open computer lab; and there are computer areas is the ES lobby, LRC and CLA buildings. 

Computer classrooms that directly support classroom instruction, are equipped with overhead projectors and printers, and have the latest versions of various software packages including Microsoft Office, internet browsers, and programming languages.


NHCC has printers that are connected to campus computers, the 11 printer stations are shown on the map:

 Map showing printer locations for student use. 

Printing Guidelines/Information

  • Instructions to print are posted near campus computers.
  • Students log-in to their account using their StarID.    
  • Community members create an account and can access computers located in the ES building. 
  • The cost for a double-sided black and white print/copy is 10 cents per page.
  • The cost for a color print/copy is 40 cents per side. 
  • Cash only and correct change is needed.  Unused deposits can be used for future print jobs, but you will not receive a refund



Contact Information

Location: Center for Business and Technology Room CBT-103
NHCC Help Desk: 763-424-0957
D2L Help Desk: D2L Help Desk


Computer Lab Hours
Monday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

*Closed for federal holidays and semester breaks