End-Point Computing

Services that enable you to accomplish your day-to-day work. Includes network access, file storage, MavPrint printing, software distribution and support services.


Computer Operating System (OS) Installation

This is the service for the installation of Windows and Macintosh operating systems for campus computer assets. This service includes new computers, existing machines, and virtual machines. In order to qualify for this service the computer needs to have an asset tag and be owned by the university. This service also include the delivery and setup of the asset in the staff member's office or work location. This includes the set-up and configuration for all supported equipment and accessories. The ...

File Storage

File server space is available to the University community. Storage space can be used by individuals and departments for file storage and sharing. Storage can also be used by individuals to host their individual web page. Course folders are automatically generated for use by each class at Minnesota State Mankato. Cloud file storage and archival is also available to departments as a special request. OneDrive file storage services are covered under the Office 365 service.

Link Shortening

URL shortening provides the campus community the ability to shorten web addresses while retaining the Minnesota State Mankato brand. This service is accessible online at https://link.mnsu.edu/

Login: User Account Management

The StarID and password are login credentials used for accessing services at Minnesota State University, Mankato. A StarID is automatically created for current employees, enrolled students, students enrolled in an Orientation session, degree awarded Alumni, and Emeritus staff. A StarID must be requested for Cohort Affiliates to use services at The University. Self-service for StarID activation, password reset and general information can be found at: https://www.mnsu.edu/starid/


IT supported services for printing on campus include the following: Printing for Students (MavPRINT) Printing for Employees 3d Printing

Software and Application Support

IT Solutions Center provides installation and support for software and applications for employees and students, this includes helping with the installation, support, and troubleshooting for licensed software and applications. There may be fees associated with this service if it is on a personal device.

Technology Repair

This service covers the hardware repair of the majority of technology purchased on this campus through the Campus Computer Store. This includes both warranty and non-warranty hardware repairs. Customers are encouraged to consult the IT Solutions Center prior to requesting Technology Repair Services for initial troubleshooting. Many issues can be resolved without having to replace hardware.   Refer to our online price guide for warranty contact information along with common repair upgrade and lab...