Information Technology Services

The 2016 IT Conference Planning Committee has begun the planning for our next MnSCU IT conference.

Please save Monday, April 25 through Wednesday, April 27, 2016 on your calendars.  The conference will be held at Craguns Resort and Hotel on Gull Lake, in Brainerd, MN   Preconference sessions will be offered April 25, 2016 between 9:00 am - 4:00 PM.

IT Conference Website

Details regarding the conference, including session proposals and registration will be posted for staff in the MnSCU SharePoint site at a future date.

Office 365

Monday, September 14, system office staff began connecting to a unified Cloud-based Office 365 environment.

System office ITS staff will be collaborating with campus IT staff in a "shared service" model to manage the Exchange Active Directory platform and provide user support.

Sign in to Office 365 at any of the following addresses:

Information and learning resources are available via IT Connect

What is Office 365 (video 1m 30s)

IT Connect

The ITS Division is posting news and information on IT Connect. IT Connect is a private SharePoint site (intranet) with resources for staff and faculty. StarID username and password are required to access the site.

Please visit IT Connect for information including Service Desk alerts, application updates, system office team introductions and contact information, and IT project updates. Use your browser to bookmark/favorite the site and visit regularly. Content is searchable, and includes announcements sent to listserv's. No need to search through email for that webinar/training link or new application functionality--head to IT Connect and search there!

We hope you find the site useful and informative. Please send your questions and feedback to Thanks!

Enterprise Services

Information regarding the status of Enterprise services is available at: If you are experiencing problems, please check for status notifications. If no service interruptions is listed (the service is listed as online and operational) please call the Help Desk at 1-877-466-6728 (1-877-GO MNSCU), or go to to report your experience.