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Office of Information Technology
111 Ginger Hall
Morehead, KY 40351
IT Help Desk: 606-783-HELP
Phone: 606-783-2068
Fax: 606-783-5074


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Student Information

MyMoreheadState Portal

MyMoreheadState is your entryway to the various online services that Morehead State University provides to our students, faculty, and staff.

Student Email 

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.

Cable TV 

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.

Student Computing 

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:

  • Get help with research at the "Research Help Desk" 
  • Receive assistance with multimedia and technology at the "Learning Technology Lab" 
  • Find solutions to Blackboard issues in the "Instruction Technology Center" 
  • Find tutors for academic assistance at the "Tutoring & Learning Center" 

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. 

Suggested Computer Requirements for Students 

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 ithelpdesk@moreheadstate.edu. We will be happy to answer any of your technical questions. 

Windows 7 or Windows 8 Recommended Configuration

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.

Operating System

Windows 7 or Higher

Processor

AMD Phenom or Intel Core i3 or higher

Memory

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

Drives

CD-RW / DVD Drive / Burner

Production Software

Microsoft Office Suite 2013*

Anti-Virus Security Software

Any anti-virus program (ex:  McAfee, MS Security Essentials)

Accessories:  Optional

Surge protector if living near or on campus

Cat 5 Ethernet / Network Cables

Passive Hub / Switch

Mac OS/X Recommended Configuration

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.   

Operating System

Lion (10.7) / Mountain Lion (10.8) or higher

Processor

Intel Core i3 or higher

Memory

4 GB RAM or higher

Hard Drive Space Free Space

120 GB or higher

Drives

CD / DVD Burner (Super Drive)

Software

Microsoft Office Suite 2013 or iWorks Suite*

Accessories:  Optional

Surge protector if living near or on campus

Cat 5 Ethernet / Network Cables

Passive Hub / Switch

*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

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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