Email is a vital piece of campus communication. Your professors and university offices will use your automatically assigned student email to keep you informed. Be sure to check your email frequently! To learn how to set up or forward your account, follow our step-by-step guide. To learn more, call ITC at 994-1777 or visit their student website.
Your CatCard is not only your form of identification at MSU, but it is also your ticket to various services and events around campus including dining halls, the gym, sporting events, and much more. Forgot your CatCard? No problem! Just use the hand scanners. To learn more, please visit the CatCard website, or call them at 994-2273.
ITC is an excellent resource for tech related questions. If you are looking for tech help, stop by their new convenient location in the Rene Library – just look for the Ask desk in the commons area. You can also reach them by calling 994-1777. Click here to visit their site.
Desire to Learn is an interactive online supplement for many MSU courses. D2L makes it easy to submit assignments, stay up to do date on course information, and offers a dynamic learning environment. Make sure you know which of your professors utilize D2L and check it frequently!
Google Docs & Calendar
Through your student email, you have access to Google’s numerous and useful tools. Check out the various features to see how they can help you. Log into your email and explore the many ways these services can help you stay organized!
As an MSU student, you will need to know how to navigate the physical and virtual library. If you have any library related questions, don’t hesitate to utilize the “Ask a Librarian” page where you can chat, text, or email a reference librarian. Make sure to check out their online tutorials as well.
Not so technologically savvy? No problem! Your Computer Tutor will assist you with a variety of issues so that you can confidently complete your assignments. Call the Office of Student Success at 994-7627 to learn more.
Smart Pen Rental
A Smart Pen is an excellent tool that allows the user to record a lecture while taking notes. The audio can then be played back at points that coincide with whatever section of notes the user is reviewing. If you would like to learn more about renting a Smart Pen, please call the Office of Student Success at 994-7627, or drop by the office in SUB 177.
Stay up to date on the latest news by following msuTube. Here you will find videos about innovative research, features on students and faculty, informational videos on career options, and so much more!
MSU Internet Services
Need help getting connected to the internet at MSU? No problem! VisitStudent IT Resources to learn how to get internet in your dorm room or on your laptop. Still have questions? Give them a call at 994-1777.
Did you know you can request your free tutor online? Just go to the SmartyCats webpage and click on the “I Want a Tutor” button and log in with your NetID. You may also drop by the Office of Student Success in 177 SUB to fill out a request form.
ChampChange is a program for freshman and sophomore students developed to connect you to MSU’s academic and extra-curricular events and activities. You can earn points for participating in these events that you can spend to win prizes. Check out the ChampChange webpage to learn more about earning and spending points.
MSU Alert is a notification system to deliver critical information to MSU students, faculty and staff in the event of an emergency. The system delivers emergency messages through text messaging to cellular phones and e-mails. Enrollment in MSU Alert is easy! Just text “MSU Alert” to 69310, or click here to add your phone and/or email address.
Use this handy calculator to see what grades you need to get to achieve your GPA goal!
Welcome to the Bobcat Tech Hub! At the Office of Student Success, we believe that being a student should be easy. That is why we created the Bobcat Tech Hub; your one-stop shop for all MSU tech services. Please spend some time exploring the different services above. Some, such as Usernames and Passwords, Student Email, Desire to Learn, and My Info are all vital, mandatory resources on campus that you will use regularly. Others, such as Smart Pen Rental, Google Docs, Computer Tutor, and Khan Academy are recommended resources that will help you be a successful MSU student. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the Office of Student Success at 994-7627.
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