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, BullyMail, Canvas, and more. Access to myState is available at my.msstate.edu or via the myState Mobile app.


BullyMail (Student email)

MSU students use BullyMail for their university email. BullyMail is based on Google's Gmail system and is accessible through the BullyMail link in myState or by logging in directly at mail.google.com.

For setup instructions on your mobile device, visit servicedesk.msstate.edu/bullymail.


Google Drive (cloud storage)

Google Drive is Google's cloud storage and collaboration space for files.  Files in Google Drive are accessible from your computer, smartphone/tablet, or via the web. Access Google Drive by clicking the Apps icon in the top right of your BullyMail, by downloading the Google Drive app, or directly by logging in at drive.google.com.

For more information, visit the Google Drive support site.


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 netid@msstate.edu email address (ex. sss162@msstate.edu) and NetPassword to log in.

For more information, visit servicedesk.msstate.edu/eduroam.


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 canvas.msstate.edu.

For more information, visit servicedesk.msstate.edu/canvas/student.


Microsoft Office 365 Product Suite

Log in to your Office 365 account at office.com or o365.msstate.edu with your official MSU email address (netid@msstate.edu) 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 O365 portal to download.

For more information, visit servicedesk.msstate.edu/studentadvantage.

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 O365 portal.

For more information, visit servicedesk.msstate.edu/onedrive.

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 O365 portal.

For more information, visit servicedesk.msstate.edu/officeonline.

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 O365 portal.

For more information, visit servicedesk.msstate.edu/teams.


Site-licensed software

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


Two-factor authentication (Duo)

MSU uses two-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 two-factor passcode to log in.

See our step-by-step instructions for:

For more information, visit servicedesk.msstate.edu/2fa.


Webex (online conferencing/collaboration)

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

For more information, visit servicedesk.msstate.edu/webex.


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Article ID: 1619
Created
Thu 8/22/19 9:53 AM
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Wed 9/11/19 11:15 AM