FREE, drop-in digital skills training

Stop by our drop-in hours on Thursdays for self-paced digital skills training. You will learn essential computer, software, and digital literacy skills with the Northside STEM District’s TechCONNECTS! interns. Our students have undergone 6-weeks of training to support our community members in understanding and using technology in our ever-evolving digital world.

Time: Drop-in hours are 5-7 PM

Location: UMN Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, 2001 Plymouth Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Dates: Our program is offered on Thursdays. Stop by on December 15, January 5, and January 12.

Services: Our TechCONNECTS Interns will provide you learn the following skills:

Basic Computer Skills:

  • Internet Basics
  • Using Email
  • Windows
  • Mac OS
  • Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel
  • Google Docs

Basic Account Setup for:

  • Email
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Zoom
  • Library Card

Digital Literacy:

  • Comcast Internet Essentials
  • Password management security tips
  • Software Updates for devices
  • Northstar Literacy Training Modules
  • Book a Covid Test Appointment
  • Book a Covid Vaccination

Questions? Contact: Sarah Eckerstorfer, College to Career(s) Pathways Facilitator at

This program is sponsored by Summit Academy OIC and Comcast