Editing web content at MSU

In order to be able to create and edit content at MSU, two courses are required. These include:

  1. Basic MSU Web Editing (CMS 110) and
  2. Creating Accessible MSU Web Content (CMS 115).

These two courses should take about 2 hours to complete and will provide an introduction to MSU's Content Management System (CMS), web accessibility, and content creation best practices.

About this course, CMS 110

Web & Digital Communications offers this entry level course as an introduction to the Web Content Management System (CMS). The two-hour session covers day-to-day tasks such as how to edit web content and how to create new web content. This training is required for all website content managers who need editing access to an existing site or would like to have a new website created. In addition to new CMS users, anyone wishing for a CMS refresher is encouraged to take the course.

Getting Started

  1. Fill out and submit the form below to request your username and training module within the CMS.
  2. We will set up your CMS account and training module - please allow 24-48 hours for this process.
  3. We'll email you with a link to the training video - work alongside the video in your training module.
  4. Take the quiz.
  5. After completing CMS 110 and the quiz, take CMS 115, Creating Accessible MSU Web Content next.


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CMS Account / Training Module Request
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Live training

We only offer live sessions of this class once per term. You'll see the schedule below. If you can't wait, we recommend taking the course online and then stopping by one of our Open Support sessions in our office.

Live Training Schedule