Office of Information Technology111 Ginger HallMorehead, KY 40351IT Help Desk: 606-783-HELPPhone: 606-783-2068Fax: 606-783-5074
MyMoreheadState is your entryway to the various online services that Morehead State University provides to our students, faculty, and staff.
Morehead State University’s e-mail system offers students 25 GB of storage through a friendly user interface. With easy access through MyMoreheadState, our e-mail system has the capability to sync with mobile devices and offers access to Microsoft applications and calendaring services online.
Eagle Video Network is MSU's digital cable TV system. All residence halls and most campus offices allow free access to more than 100 channels. Additional information about Eagle Video Network including channel lineup is located within MyMoreheadState.
Morehead State University offers multiple computer workstations located in the Commons area on the 1st floor of the Camden-Carroll Library. In addition to the main Commons area, students can:
The Commons area also includes printing (color and black and white), a projection area that can be reserved for presentations, LCD screens, a SmartBoard, and whiteboards for group collaboration.
Below are suggested computer requirements that you can find at a local retailer or online catalog. They are basic system configurations that should meet your academic needs at Morehead State University.
Technical support for MSU students is limited to network access only. We can help with troubleshooting hardware/software issues but computers in need of repairs (hardware/software related) should be sent back to the manufacturer or taken to a local repair shop.
If you have any questions about computer requirements, please contact the IT Help Desk at 606-783-HELP (4357) or email@example.com. We will be happy to answer any of your technical questions.
Note: The majority of majors will be okay in purchasing a Windows computer for their academic studies. Music, Art, and some education majors may prefer a Mac computer.
Windows 7 or Higher
AMD Phenom or Intel Core i3 or higher
4 GB RAM or higher
Network Connection Card
Wireless NIC that supports B and / or G (802.11 b/g)
Hard Drive Space Free Space
120 GB or higher
CD-RW / DVD Drive / Burner
Microsoft Office Suite 2013*
Anti-Virus Security Software
Any anti-virus program (ex: McAfee, MS Security Essentials)
Surge protector if living near or on campus
Cat 5 Ethernet / Network Cables
Passive Hub / Switch
Note: If you are a Music, Art, or Education major you may prefer a MAC computer. There are several Mac labs on campus for student use, please contact your department.
Lion (10.7) / Mountain Lion (10.8) or higher
Intel Core i3 or higher
CD / DVD Burner (Super Drive)
Microsoft Office Suite 2013 or iWorks Suite*
*Morehead State University has partnered with Microsoft to offer Microsoft Office 365 to MSU students. Microsoft Office 365 provides additional cloud-based tools that students can use for educational, business, and personal tasks. This service, known as Student Advantage and Office 365 ProPlus, allows you to run Office on up to five machines being Mac or PC. You can also run Office Mobile for Android or Office Mobile for iPhone on up to 5 mobile devices. Please click here and login with your student username and password for more information: https://my.moreheadstate.edu/Reference/TechnologyResources/Hardware-Software/Pages/Office365.aspx.
Blackboard is MSU's e-learning platform. Instructors use Blackboard to post and distribute course content such as syllabi and handouts, communicate with students via announcements and email messages, and assess student learning through quizzes and online assignments. Additional information about Blackboard is located within the Technology Resources pages of MyMoreheadState.
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