IT Services for Faculty & Staff
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 @montana.edu mailbox.
For more information about Office 365 (Exchange) email and how to configure email on all of your devices, visit: http://www.montana.edu/office365/employee/email.html.
Visit File Storage Options at MSU to learn about the different services available and the appropriate storage location to keep your data secure.
MSU supports three IM tools, Cisco Spark, Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business. Learn more at Instant Messaging at MSU.
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.
Keeper is MSU's officially supported password management tool. With Keeper, you are able to store and secure all of your passwords in a vault that is protected by a single password, the only one you need to remember.
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:
- Adobe Creative Cloud
- Keeper Password Manager
- Office ProPlus (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, etc. and online apps)
- Read&Write Gold
- TechSmith Relay
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 Cisco AnyConnect VPN (Virtual Private Network) allows users to to securely access
content on the campus network from remote locations.
The AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client is required to connect to the VPN and is available for computers and mobile devices. Use the link below to for instructions.
Services related to teaching and learning
An automated list of advisees is created for academic advisor at MSU on MSU's list server, Sympa. The lists are updated nightly.
Visit Advisor/Advisee Lists on Sympa for information on accessing and using your list.
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.
The MSU Class Roll Service provides up-to-date class enrollment lists for instructors that can be viewed, printed and downloaded. Additionally the service can be used to submit Student Early Alert Reports.
Clickers, or Student response systems, allow faculty to collect real-time data from their students during lecture.
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.