Communication and Collaboration

IT services that facilitate University services, telephony, television, video conferencing, website services and online productivity tools.


Digital Signage

This service provides consultation, installation, and technical support for the digital signage systems (Carousel) on campus. This service will be provided to any campus college, department, or office looking to provide digital signage for transmission of information on displays on the campus.   Some features include: Ability to log in from any web browser to create and manage content and view an HTML preview on the Carousel channel. Schedule and send individual messages or groups of messages in...

Office 365

MinnState provides Office 365 applications which includes Outlook, OneDrive and Teams for online office productivity and collaboration. Review the comprehensive list of features included. Complementary downloads of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus and Microsoft Office apps for Android and IOS are available to currently enrolled students and employees at Minnesota State University, Mankato for use on personally owned computers and mobile devices. (5) five copies of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for Wi...


Telephones including physical handsets, soft phones, video phones, conference phones, cell phones and associated services.


SharePoint sites allow departments and committees the ability to work in a web-based collaborative environment. SharePoint is an additional tool offered as part of Office 365. Space is provided for electronic document storage, calendars, mailboxes, discussion boards, wikis, forms and document workflows. Web-based Office apps are available to create and edit Word and Excel documents. Information is secured to a defined group. Information and Technology Services will work with individuals to get s...

Video and Digital Media Production

IT Solutions is your on-campus professional partner to help you develop video and digital media content for your communications, instructional, and promotional needs. We can assist you in developing successful strategies to reach and engage your audience. From video to audio, live streaming to broadcasting, and more, we use media to effectively help you reach your goals.

Video Conferencing

Video Conferencing is the broad category that encompasses all forms of hardware and software that will allow people in multiple locations to communicate with one another through simultaneous video/audio connections. Interactions are synchronous.   Hardware Solutions (Special Room Required):   Telepresence: This is a standard hardware solution that provides members of the Minnesota State Mankato community with an enterprise quality video-conferencing experience for both academic and administrativ...

Website Services Support

Official Website creation consulting and editing support are all available to Colleges Divisions Departments and Programs. This service includes creating and updating page layout graphics and content body.   Features: Tools allowing page owners to edit their own content are also available. Web forms