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Import a Course Package (.zip) into D2L Brightspace

Click  Course Admin on your course Navbar, then click Import/Export/Copy Components. On the Import/Export/Copy Components page, select Import Components and select From a Course Package. Click Upload and then locate and select the import file. This i...

Department Printing for Graduate Assistant or Student Employee

To get access to a department printer: Create a list of the printers you need access to. Request your supervisor to forward the list with your name and StarID to the IT Solutions Center, with a request to give you access.

Digitizing Media

Instructors are increasingly dependent on a wide range of media to support instruction. If you have a video or audio clip we can help get it digitized and posted online, while assisting in performing a four factors Fair Use analysis to ensure complianc...

Captioning Media

Guidelines and information to submit your captioning request: Contact the IT Solutions Center through one of the following: Self-Help: Explore online articles Phone: (507) 389-6654 Email: itsolutionscenter@mnsu.edu Self-Services: IT Solutions W...

Instructor Access to D2L Course

Only the Instructor of Record can add/request a D2L Brightspace course offering for their university course and be enrolled as a Teacher with instructor permissions (add, edit, grade, delete) within the course. If you are the Instructor of Record in th...

Respondus 4.0 Quiz Maker

Respondus 4.0 Quiz Maker is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to D2L Brightspace. Exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment. Note: Respondus 4.0 Quiz Maker is only...

Depositing money in MavCASH

There are two ways to add money to MavCASH. There are three MavCASH stations on campus that accept a credit card or cash to deposit money into MavCASH accounts. Memorial Library 1st Floor next to the MavPRINT release stations Centennial Student Unio...

Descriptive Video Services (DVS)

We currently have IT Solutions staff available to assist faculty in descriptive video services (DVS) - also known as audio description (AD). Guidelines and information to submit your DVS request: Contact the IT Solutions Center through one of the fol...

Saving D2L Brightspace Course Materials, Student Records, Student Submissions

Exporting Course Components (content, quizzes, etc.) From the course homepage, Click Course Admin. Click Import / Export / Copy Components. Select Export Components and check Include course files in the export package. Learn what components/class ma...

Connect to your personal MavDISK on a mac

This document outlines the steps to setup MavDISK for your Mac. Note: There are several ways to use MavDISK depending on if you are on/off campus or using a university/personally-owned computer. a. For single file download or upload - on or off campu...

Computer Lab and Classroom MavCard Access

Internal - For University classrooms and labs that require key card access, customers can request access to the room(s) listed below. This access will be applied automatically to the individual's University identification card (MavCard). Note: Reque...

Open a shared calendar in Outlook on Windows

If you need someone to provide you access to their calendar please provide them the knowledge article . Navigate to your calendar. Right-click on My Calendars. Move your mouse over Add Calendar and then select Open Shared Calendar.... Click...

Adjusting D2L Discussions Reply Setting

Navigate to https://mnsu.learn.minnstate.edu/ Log in to D2L with your StarID and password. Enter your course. Click Communication and select Discussions from the drop-down menu. Click Settings. Uncheck Include original post in reply. Click Save.

Clear Mozilla FireFox Cache

Each time you access a webpage through your web browser, the browser caches (stores) it on your computer.  This allows for the page to load faster, because the browser doesn't have to download the web page files every time you visit the page. Open Moz...

Qualtrics: Login

1. Navigate to https://mnsu.co1.qualtrics.com/ControlPanel/   2. Log in using your StarID/Office 365 credentials: Faculty/Staff: StarID@minnstate.edu Students/Emeriti: StarID@go.minnstate.edu   3. Click Next.   4. Enter your StarID password....