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Welcome Back to MSU!

Dear Faculty & Staff,

As the new academic year opens, we welcome you and extend our wishes for another great year at MSU.

UIT (University Information Technology) is here to support your IT needs on campus and encourages you to let us know whenever we can be of assistance. If you have questions about any IT service or need, including any not mentioned below, please contact the UIT Service Desk at or 994-1777.

New to MSU?

To learn about the MSU accounts and IDs you'll need to access the services listed below, please visit IT Onboarding at:

IT Services & Software

We’d like to remind you of some of the IT services and software available to you at MSU.

Campus-licensed software: Adobe Creative Cloud & Acrobat Pro,
Mathematica, MATLAB, SPSS, NVivo and more

Cloud file storage and collaboration: Montana State Box

Computer antivirus protection: McAfee

File storage options: Knox, Montana State Box, One Drive for
Business and Opal

Remote access: VPN

University email: Office 365

Video conferencing: WebEx

Wireless internet access: MSU-Secure, eduroam

Word, Excel, PowerPoint & more: Microsoft Office 2016


Services for Teaching & Learning

Advisee/advisor email lists: Advisors' lists of advisees on Sympa*

Accessibility and literacy software: Read&Write Gold

Class email lists: Course email lists on Sympa*

Class roll service: Enrollment lists*

Computer labs on campus: UIT Student Labs

Course evaluations: Class Climate

Exam scoring services: Scantron Test Scoring

iClicker: Electronic class polling

Learning management system: Brightspace D2L

Smart classrooms: Smart Podium Technology

*lists are automated and updated nightly

To learn how you can access these services today, visit IT Services for Faculty & Staff at

Questions or concerns?

Please don’t hesitate to contact us at 994-1777, or visit the UIT Service Desk in the Library Commons whenever you have a question or concern.

Again, welcome back to MSU and best wishes for a great year.

Jerry Sheehan
Vice President for IT and CIO

Links to all UIT communications are available at

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University Information Technology
P.O. Box 173245 | Bozeman, MT 59717-3245 | | 406-994-1777