New to MSU?  Visit our IT Onboarding page to learn about your MSU accounts and IDs you'll need to access the services below.

Services for all employees

All MSU employees are automatically provisioned an mailbox. 

For more information about Office 365 (Exchange) email and how to configure email on all of your devices, visit:

Visit File Storage Options at MSU to learn about the different services available and the appropriate storage location to keep your data secure. 

Knox is a secure file server that uses encryptions to safeguard student data and other info MSU has an obligation to protect.

Should your data be stored in Knox? 

Learn more about using Knox.

To request a Knox account, complete the Knox Folder Request form

MSU provides all faculty and staff free McAfee antivirus software for University-owned and personally-owned computers.

To download a copy, visit  McAfee Antivirus Software

Montana State Box is MSU's cloud storage and collaboration tool.

Box account information and instructions.

Keeper is MSU's officially supported password management tool. Visit Keeper Password Management to download and begin using Keeper today.

MSU has campus licenses for many applications. Some allow faculty and staff to use at no additional cost, others are offered at a discounted price.  Software included:

See the Campus-licensed Software page for a complete list of campus-licensed software.

Visit UIT Software for other software available for purchase. 

MSU's Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows users to to securely access content on the campus network from remote locations.

VPN configuration instructions

WebEx is a video conferencing and collaboration tool allowing to users to connect and share information in real time. 

WebEx instructions

MSU-Secure is MSU's secure wireless network for faculty, staff and students.  

Learn how to access the MSU Wireless Network.

Services related to teaching and learning

Brightspace D2L is MSU's learning management system.

Brightspace D2L login page

Help and other resources

A class email list is created every semester for each section of every class offered. The email lists are located on MSU's email list server, Sympa.

Class list information and instructions

The MSU Class Roll Service provides up-to-date class enrollment lists for instructors.  

The University Information Technology offers electronic scanning and scoring of OMR (optical mark recognition) exam forms for departments and individual instructors.

Exam Scoring Information

Exam Scoring Request Form

Clickers, or Student response systems, allow faculty to collect real-time data from their students during lecture.  

iclicker information

Read&Write Gold is software that provides accessibility and literacy tools via a toolbar installed on your computer.

Smart classrooms are equipped with audio/visual technology and controlled by the Registrar. 

UIT operates 16 student computer labs at MSU in addition to offering public-access computers in Renne Library, Strand Union Building and the Hosaeus Fitness Center.

Reserve a computer lab

Computer lab software