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TechConnect

Student Resources & Help

Within TechConnect,  you will have access to campus resources and receive communications from your academic advisor and departments with information related to your enrollment or opportunities within your program of study.

Please review the sections below to help you with utilizing TechConnect to schedule advisement, tutoring, and other student service appointments on campus.

  • How to Login / Problems Logging In

    Note: To access TechConnect, you must be a currently enrolled Tennessee Tech student. If you are a newly admitted student, please refer to www.tntech.edu/ssc/advisement.php for information on your next steps to enroll in your first semester at Tech.
     

    Students must login to TechExpress (https://express.tntech.edu) using their campus domain username and password to access TechConnect. Campus domain username is the first half of the student's campus email address (everything before the "@tntech.edu").

    If you are a currently enrolled student and unable to login to TechExpress using the information above, then you may need to reset or unlock your campus domain/email password. To do so, please contact the MyTech HelpDesk at (931) 372-3975 or visit the password reset portal - https://idme.tntech.edu. If you need help after hours, please email helpdesk@tntech.edu.

    Once you are logged into TechExpress, locate the "Connect" icon in your QuickLinks bar. You may also locate the Compass in the top right of your TechExpress portal, click on it and then click on the "Tech Connect" link. Image of a screenshot of the Quicklinks and Navigation bar of TechExpress.

  • What services are available in TechConnect?

    Enrolled students are able to...

    1. make an appointment with their Student Success Center Academic Advisor;
    2. schedule Tutoring;
    3. track their required Math Emporium hours;
    4. schedule Library Research Help and Archives assistance;
    5. receive feedback and communications from advisors, college and campus resources, and professors (professors will choose whether to participate);
    6. access other student services and support on campus (like Study Abroad, Student Activities and Greek Life, Career Development); and
    7. access a Notary Public.

  • How do I schedule an appointment in TechConnect?

    To schedule a student services appointment (including advising and tutoring) within TechConnect, navigate to www.tntech.edu/techconnect and click the "Login to TechConnect" box.

    1. Once you see the login portal, use your campus domain username (first half of your email address before the "@" sign) and password to login.
    2. Locate and click the "Make an Appointment" button on the right of your Student Home screen.
    3. Following the onscreen instructions, you will choose the appropriate options regarding the type of appointment you would like to schedule.
      • Note: For Advising, ensure you select the type of advisor your college has assigned to you (e.g. Faculty Advisor or a Professional Advisor within your college's Student Success Center). If you are unsure, please visit the "How do I get Advised?" page for more information.
    4. After selecting the available location for the student service you're scheduling, click "Next" and you will see available dates and times to schedule your appointment.
    5. After selecting a date and time, you will see a summary of your appointment request along with any additional details regarding your appointment.
      • You may also leave a comment for the staff or representative regarding your appointment. This allows you to expand on why you would like to meet and allows the staff/team member to prepare for any questions or concerns you may have.
    6. Click "Confirm Appointment". You will then receive an appointment confirmation.
      • You can always see any of your TechConnect scheduled appointments by clicking on the "Calendar" icon or when you're on your Student Home screen under the "Upcoming Appointments" section.

  • How do I cancel a TechConnect appointment?

    If you need to cancel and reschedule an appointment made within TechConnect, navigate to www.tntech.edu/techconnect and click the "Login to TechConnect" box.

    1. Once you see the login portal, use your campus domain username (first half of your email address before the "@" sign) and password to login.
    2. On the Student Home screen, locate the "Upcoming Appointments" section and click the appointment you wish to cancel.
    3. In the pop-up box, click the "Cancel My Attendance" link. 
    4. To reschedule another appointment, please follow the instructions within the "How do I schedule an appointment in TechConnect?" section on this page. 

  • I accidentally opted-out of TechConnect text messages.

    TechConnect uses SMS text messaging from a 5-digit number to communicate appointment reminders and messages from academic advisors and other student support services. Depending on your mobile carrier and plan, messaging and data rates may apply.

    If you think you may have opted out of TechConnect's SMS messages, you can opt-in again using the following steps:

    1. On your mobile device, open up a new text message.
    2. For the number, type in 915-52.
    3. Next, in the message field, type START.
    4. You should then receive the following response: "You have opted in to receive texts to this number. Reply 'STOP' to opt back out. Msg & Data rates may apply."
    5. Save the number "915-52" in your contacts as "TN Tech TechConnect" so you can stay informed, connected, and on-time for your TechConnect appointments.

    If you choose to "opt-out" of SMS messages from TechConnect, a copy of the text messaging being sent will be converted to an email and sent to your campus email account.