Outside Resources for Students

Off Campus Wireless Resources

Resource Title

URL - Uniform Resource Locator

Wi-Fi-FreeSpot Directory

http://www.wififreespot.com/wa.html

Aloha Cafe - 6808 196th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA  98036

(425) 640-6569

Regular hours: Mon-Fri 6a-7p & Sat-Sun 7a-7p

http://www.yelp.com/biz/aloha-cafe-lynnwood

Barnes & Noble - 19401 Alderwood Mall Prkwy. Lynnwood, WA  98036

(425) 774-1416

Regular hours: Sun-Thu 9a-10p & Fri-Sat 9a-11p

http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2888

Cafe Ladro - 8403 Main St., Edmonds, WA  98020

Cafe Ladro - 6314 196th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA  98036

Regular hours: Mon-Fri 6a-8p & Sat-Sun 6a-8p

http://www.caffeladro.com/locations.html

Panera Bread - 3000 184 St. SW, Lynnwood, WA  98036

(425) 774-1416

Regular hours: Mon-Sat 6a-9p & Sun 7a-8p

http://www.panerabread.com/cafes/find.php

Panera Bread - 7929 Lake Ballinger Way, Edmonds, WA 98026

Phone: (425) 640-2025

Regular hours: Mon-Sat 6a-9p & Sun 7a-8p

http://www.panerabread.com/cafes/find.php

Starbucks Store locator

http://www.starbucks.com/store-locator

Starbucks - 19720 44th Ave. W, Lynnwood, WA  98036

(425) 778-4034

Regular hours: Mon-Sat  5a-7p & Sun 5a-6:30p

Starbucks - 7523 220th St. SW, Edmonds, WA  98026

(425)775-4286

Regular hours: Mon-Sat 5a-7p & Sun 5a-7p

Third Place Books - 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA  98155

(206) 366-3333

Regular hours: Mon-Sat 9a-10p & Sun 9a-8p

http://www.thirdplacebooks.com/node

Tully’s (Inside Top Foods) - 21900 Washignton 99, Edmonds, WA  98026

(425) 977-4907

Regular hours: Mon-Fri 6a-7p & Sat-Sun 7a-7p

Tully's store locator

Show your AAA card to get 10% discount

http://tullyscoffeeshops.com/storelocator/?search=98026+&radius=20&#top

Sno-Isle Libraries Near Edmonds Community College

The Sno-Isle Library system allows 70 free prints a week on printers. (as of  8/25/13)

Library Locations

 Library Hours

Edmonds Library: 650 Main St, Edmonds, WA 98020

(425) 771-1933   Fax: (425) 771-1977

Mon-Thu 9a - 8p, Fri 10a - 6p, Sat 9a - 6p, Sun 1p - 5p

http://www.sno-isle.org/?ID=1195

Lynnwood Library: 19200 44th Ave W, Lynwood, WA 98036

(425) 778-2148   Fax: (425) 774-7764 TTY: (800) 647-3753

Mon-Thu 10a - 9p, Fri 10a - 6p, Sat 10a - 5p, Sun 1p - 5p

http://www.sno-isle.org/?ID=1200

Mountlake Terrace Library: 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

(425) 776-8722   Fax: (425) 776-3411

Mon-Thu 10a - 9p, Fri 10a - 6p, Sat 10a - 5p, Sun 1p - 5p

http://www.sno-isle.org/?ID=1204

Mulkilteo Library: 4675 Harbor Pointe Blvd, Mulkilteo WA 98043

(425) 493-8202   Fax: (425) 493-1601

Mon-Thu 10a - 9p, Fri 10a - 6p, Sat 10a - 5p, Sun 1p - 5p

http://www.sno-isle.org/?ID=1205

There are many more libraries available throughout Snohomish and King Counties.

Deals on Books

Students who love reading can get discounted books as low as $1 at Half-Price books

Location : 19500 Highway 99, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Software

Name

Description

Notes

Google Drive

Google Drive offers similar functionality as MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), these are known as Google Docs, Google Spreadsheets and Google Presentations

ALTERNATIVE TO MICROSOFT OFFICE

This product is available within your EdMail account

OpenOffice

http://www.openoffice.org/

ALTERNATIVE TO MICROSOFT OFFICE

Kingsoft

http://download.cnet.com/Kingsoft-Office/3000-18483_4-10863648.html

Kingsoft Writer (Word), Kingsoft Spreadsheets (Excel) and Kingsoft Presentation (PowerPoint) are designed with the familiar Microsoft Office with user interface and functionality. Kingsoft Writer, Spreadsheets and Presentation are the only applications that are free, if you would like more other types of application(s) from Kingsoft there is a fee.

ALTERNATIVE TO MICROSOFT OFFICE

Cnet

http://www.cnet.com/

Cnet has Reviews, News, Downloads, How To and Marketplace for apps/software for your computing needs

Make Use Of

http://www.makeuseof.com/

Make Use Of website has Tips & How To, Best of Tools, Guides, Coolsites for apps/addons and more  

Microsoft Student Store

http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msstore/html/pbPage.Student_Category_Page/flyout.true

Discount on Microsoft Software (and hardware)

Microsoft Student Store Policy

http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msstore/html/pbPage.StudentStoreTermsandConditions

Microsoft Dreamspark for All Students

https://www.dreamspark.com/student/Default.aspx

3 simple steps to access Microsoft Software and Development Tools at no cost.

More detail:

http://www.thestudentwallet.com/how-to-get-a-microsoft-student-discount/ 

CamScanner -Phone PDF Creator

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.intsig.camscanner&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5pbnRzaWcuY2Ftc2Nhbm5lciJd 

Teachers and students are able to register and log in CamScanner with .edu email address for upgrading CamScanner to the full version freely.

With CamScanner, you are able to digitize any paper documents by photo shooting. Simply take a picture of any paper documents such as receipts, whiteboards, notes, agreement and so forth, and CamScanner can auto-crop image, enhance image quality and create an industry standard PDF file. And the scanned documents can be shared via Email, faxed or printed via Internet, uploaded to cloud, and managed by tagging or searching.

Computer Discounts

Edmonds Community College, in partnership with HP, gives students, staff, and immediate family members the opportunity to purchase computers at a reduced cost with their HP Academy program. This free program helps students design a solution that best fits their needs without breaking their budget.

Access to Web Portal: hpdirect.com/academy/edcc

Free Shipping for the Students

Amazon Prime http://www.amazon.com/gp/student/signup/info Note: read the fine print. (Free 2-day shipping)

Comcast discount for Internet http://internetessentials.com/ Note: read the fine print.

Food and Lunch Discounts

Restaurants such as Taqueria La Raza (cuisine: Mexican, Latin American ) offers students a discounted student meal for only $6 at the provision of a student ID. It is situated at 6815 196th St SW ,Lynnwood, WA ,(425) 775-7526.

For students in CEN/CIS/Construction Management classes

Question about EdmondsCC software contact Misty Cline mcline@email.edcc.edu or at 425-640-1902.

  1. Accessdata offers free software and products http://accessdata.com/products
  2. Microsoft DreamSpark (formerly MSDNAA) and EdmondsCC via the WebStore got together to help students with over 157 different types of academic Microsoft software, developing tools, designing tool/software that can be downloaded or mailed to student. An account will need to be setup before purchasing from www.OnTheHub.com
  3. Direct website for EdmondsCC student discounts Discounted software for students with a EdMail account

Transportation (New Students or International Students)

  1. Taking the bus, Edpass- Is an Edmonds Community college Student card converted into an ORCA which makes it have a functionality to enable students to ride the bus using it.
  2. It is valid for unlimited rides on all Community Transit buses and DART Para transit. Students can load E-purse value or a separate monthly pass onto to use the card on other agency’s' services.
  3. For more information  about the community transit bus system students can visit the community transit page at http://www.commtrans.org/reducedfare/
  4. Taxis are a convenient mode of transport as well but they aren’t’ as cheap as taking the bus. Visit their websites for rates and billing info at http://www.425taxi.com/ or  http://site.yellowcab-everett.com/

Study Groups and Student Chapters

Students enrolled in information technology can join the HTCIA student chapter. The purpose of the student chapter is to foster, promote, and encourage the study of criminal investigations involving advanced technologies and security by the academic community. To be eligible, EdCC students must be currently enrolled in a 2 year program majoring in computer science; forensics, criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections, accounting, auditing, or a similar program of study with a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.5 GPA in their major or a 3.0 GPA Overall.

Students in forensics program can also Join the following groups in LinkedIn and study groups. Joining groups like these ones can help in job searching or available opportunities in the desired field of work. New opportunities are always available here.

  1. Digital forensic Training on LinkedIn
  2. Digital Forensics & EDiscovery Professionals
  3. Study Group For The CyberSecurity Forensic Analyst (CSFA)
  4. EdCC Digital Forensics Program

For more information visit http://edcc.wahtcia.org/

Health and Fitness

Students can use fitness facilities here on campus for free. They have different options to choose from in regards to using the health and fitness facilities, the facilities are free to use at the provision of the student’s ID card at Seaview Hall.

  1. Aerobic Room (SEA 119) - *Needs to be booked in advance*
  2. Gymnasium (SEA 118)
  3. Weight Room (SEA 121)

Good Deals for Students Online

These sites have good deals for students

www.studentbasecamp.us

www.studentbistro.com

www.studentuniverse.com

http://www.notebooksforstudents.org

Outside Resources for Students (DSV)

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