MSU provides McAfee Antivirus software to students, faculty, and staff for use on personally-owned and MSU-owned computers.  

McAfee for MSU-owned computers

  • McAfee Antivirus software is required on all MSU-owned desktop and laptop computers.
  • Computers purchased through UIT have McAfee installed on them automatically.

Request McAfee for an MSU-owned computer by contacting the UIT Service Desk at 406 994-1777 or [email protected].

McAfee for personally-owned computers

  • Available to employees and students for download on personally-owned computers (only) at no additional cost.
  • Versions are available for Mac and Windows.
  • NetID and password will be required to access the McAfee download page.

Download McAfee on a personally-owned computer.

Configuration instructions  

Follow the instructions below to set up McAfee on your personally-owned computer (not your work computer).  


If further assistance is required, please contact the UIT Service Desk.