Montana State University

Office of Student Success

177 Strand Union Building
P.O. Box 174180
Bozeman MT 59717-4180

Tel: 406-994-7627
Fax: 406-994-5488

How to Use Your Student Email

Step One: How to Get Your NetID

Go to, scroll to the bottom of the screen and click on MyInfo.

Choose "Enter Secure Area" and enter your information.

From there choose the second option, "Personal Information" then click "View ID's" on the following page. You should see a page similar to this.

Try to memorize your NetID, you will need it for other campus technology services.

Step Two: How to Set Your Email Password

Go back to Scroll to the bottom again, and click on My Password

On the page titled "MSU Accounts, ID's and Passwords", click on "Set Passwords"

Next, enter your information

Tip: If you are a new student you should already know your login information for MyInfo. You used this to register for classes at orientation.

On the next screen, check the box for NetID and enter your new password. Then click submit.

Step Three: How to Log In to Student Email

Go back to, go to the bottom of the screen, and click on "Student Email"

Enter your NetID and click Login

Step Four: How to Forward Your Student Email to Another Account

After loggin in to your Student Email, click on the black gear on the upper right hand corner of the screen. In the drop-down menu, click Settings.

After that, click the Forwarding and POP/IMAP option at th e top of the page:

Choose "Forward a copy of incoming mail to" and type in the email address you would like to have it fowarded to. Also, it is recommended to keep a copy in the MSU inbox.

No other setting changes are required, but you may change any that you wish. After you have done so, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Save Changes".