Student Software

Software for Home Use Microsoft Software

RCTC has Office 365 which allows students to use Office on their personal devices

To obtain Microsoft Software, Log into your RCTC Student email account if you are a student, or your RCTC Staff/Faculty email login, then click the “waffle” in the upper left hand corner


 Then click Office 365

Then click Install Office 365 Apps

Then click run

The screens will look different when installing on a Mac.

If you need assistance or have trouble please contact the Technology Support Center at (507)536-5555 or you can email



Adobe Software

RCTC has an Adobe Campus Agreement which allows students to purchase Adobe creative cloud subscription at a discounted price.

You may need to verify your status as a student. Assuming you have not purchased from JourneyEd in the last year. You can verify your student enrollment quickly with VeriClick, but it does cost $2.95. If you do not verify your enrollment with VeriClick you must e-mail or fax a copy of your student ID to JourneyEd.


To obtain the Adobe Software, go to either of  the following:




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Note: Chromebooks currently do not support installing Respondus LockDown Browser which is used by some instructors for secure testing. Students that are considering purchasing a Chromebooks for use with their courses at RCTC are advised to contact their instructors BEFORE purchasing a Chromebook to see if they are using LockDown Browser.