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This site will provide you with the information you need to access campus resources with your laptop or mobile device.

If you have any questions about the information listed here, or can't find what you need, click HERE for Computer Help Center contact information. eCampus students please contact your home campus Computer Help Center.


DIY - Your Own Laptop Set-up

Do you need the basics set-up on your laptop? If you do - then you can DIY :) If you have any questions, please contact your Campus Computer Help Center.


Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2013 for Windows and Microsoft Office for the Mac 2011 are available for purchase in each Campus Bookstore. Cost is $99.00, media included. Applications included in this are: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, One Note and Outlook.

Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2013 and Microsoft Office for the Mac 2011 is the required Microsoft Office software.



All M State students are provided with an official email (Gmail) address after they have been admitted/accepted. To access your Gmail account, you must first log in to SpartanNet at www.minnesota.edu. Email is the official means of communication within M State.


Internet Access With Your Mobile Device

Mobile devices provide users with a quick and easy way to access "live" sync technology for email, and other internet resources. Mobile devices are not intended to replace laptops used in required laptop programs.



To access a campus printer, you must first install iPrint.

Last modified: August 27th, 2012 at 01:02pm