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 a...


MavCLASS Student Success App provides reminders for students of their assignments, papers, projects and tests early enough to help them get better grades.   Available from Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store; installs on Android and iPhone smartphones; connection to University server with student course assignment information entered. When upcoming assignments require action by the student, an alert is sent to smartphone with Student Success app installed to prompt user feedback on progress ...

Office 365

Office 365 is delivered to users through the cloud and includes Email, OneDrive for Business, Skype for Business, Office Online, Video, and various other productivity apps.


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. 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 sites created that will work for their needs. During this process we w...

Video and Media Production

IT Solutions Media Development can help you think through your media production needs and strategise about how you'll use media to further your departments' goals. IT Solutions Video is your convenient on campus video and media production partner for live streaming and televising events, Recording and producing interviews, colloquiums, training videos and marketing pieces for your department.  We are your strategic partner for media consulting, using media strategically for instruction, marketin...

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