ITS Student Services

MSU ITS provides the following services for students. For assistance with any of these services, contact the ITS Service Desk.


myState (web portal)

MSU's web portal, myState, offers single sign-on and easy access to university services such as Banner, Microsoft 365 (including Outlook email), Canvas, and more. Access to myState is available at

Microsoft 365 (Student email)

MSU students use Microsoft Office 365 for their University email. Microsoft 365 email is accessible through the Microsoft 365 link in myState or by logging in directly at

For setup instructions on your mobile device, visit

Campus wireless internet (eduroam)

Wireless internet access is available in most indoor and outdoor spaces through the MSU eduroam network. Connect by choosing the eduroam wireless network, then use your email address (ex. and NetPassword to log in.

For more information, visit

Canvas (online course system)

Canvas is MSU's learning management (online course) system, providing students access to online course content (documents, videos, lectures, assignments, etc.). Access Canvas using the Classroom tab in the myState portal or directly at

For more information, visit

Microsoft Office 365 Product Suite

Log in to your Microsoft 365 account at or with your official MSU email address ( and NetPassword to access the following services:

Student Advantage

This program allows students to download and use the Microsoft Office suite of products on up to five personal computers. Click the Install Office button in the top right of the M365 portal to download.

For more information, visit

Microsoft OneDrive for Business

OneDrive is Microsoft's cloud storage system. Use OneDrive to store, access, share, and collaborate on files. MSU students have 5 terabytes of OneDrive cloud storage space available. Access OneDrive by clicking the OneDrive icon in the M365 portal.

For more information, visit

Office Online Apps

Microsoft Office Online is a collection of web-based apps available to create, collaborate, and edit files using your web browser. Access the online Office apps by clicking on the Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. icons in the M365 portal.

For more information, visit

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams allows users to chat and collaborate with other users via instant message, audio/video calls and online meetings. Teams also integrates with OneDrive to allow for real-time, multi-user file editing and sharing from within chats and meetings. Teams is available as a desktop app, a smartphone/tablet app, and via the web by clicking the Teams icon in the M365 portal.

For more information, visit

Site-licensed software

ITS provides MSU site-licensed software for students. Visit to see a list of available software for download/installation.

Multi-factor authentication (Duo)

MSU uses multi-factor authentication via Duo to provide an extra security measure when accessing MSU services. Once you've provided your NetID/NetPassword, you're prompted to authenticate with Duo using either the Duo Mobile app, a hardware token, or a multi-factor bypass code to log in.

See our step-by-step instructions for:

For more information, visit

Webex (online conferencing/collaboration)

Webex is an audio/video conferencing and collaboration application for desktop and mobile devices.

For more information, visit


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