Student NetID Transition Information
On May 8, 2014 the student transition to NetID was completed. Students now use their NetID and password anywhere first.last/password was previously used (see list of services below).
IMPORTANT: Please reset your NetID password before using it the first-time in order to ensure success. Visit password.montana.edu and click the Set Passwords button. For step-by-step instructions on finding your NetID or setting its password see links on the right.
Use your NetID and password to access these services:
- Desire2Learn (D2L)
- iClicker registration
- ITC Student Lab & SUB computer
- Library resources & computers
- McAfee Antivirus software
- MSU-Secure wireless network
- Student email/Gapps
- Z: drive (network file shares on Opal)
Instructions for updating your device (laptop/phone/tablet) to use your NetID are shown in the table below.
Please Note: You only need to update those services you currently use. For example, if you don't use VPN then there is no reason to update it.
|MSU-Secure Wireless||VPN||"Z: Drive"
|Android Phone/Tablet||MSU-Secure: Android|
|Apple iPhone/iPad||MSU-Secure & VPN: iPhone/iPad|
|Mac Laptop||Mac 10.5 - 10.9||VPN: Mac Laptop||Z Drive Access: Windows and Mac|
|Windows Laptop||Windows 7