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Computer Services Help Desk

Please Note: Due to the ongoing response to COVID-19, our phone support is limited at this time. Submit a request here, email us, or start a chat session for faster service.

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Hours of Operation

Day Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday Noon - 9:00 p.m.
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Classroom Help Desk

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Classroom Help Desk



Day Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 9:30pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

The Classroom Help Desk is an initiative of the Instructional Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC), and the Information Technology Council (IT Council) to establish a single point of contact for instructors to request assistance with classroom instructional technology.

Faculty, staff and students gather for computing support at Missouri State

Popular Articles for Students

Computer Requirements

Information about computer hardware and software needed for students.

How to Activate Your Account

Instructions for activating your new BearPass account.

Account Types and Uses

Information about your MSU accounts and when to use them.

How to Login to Your Office 365 Account for the First Time

Instructions for logging into your Office 365 and email account for the first time, including how to set up self-service password reset options.

How to Change Your BearPass Password

Instructions for changing your BearPass account password.

How to Install Office 365 Education (ProPlus)

Instructions for downloading and installing the Office suite on your computer.

Notifications and Outages

Thu 7/9/20 8:42 AM
On Saturday, August 8, 2020, electrical work will cause most of the university’s computer systems to be unavailable. 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (CDT) – Maintenance will be performed on the Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) that powers all servers in the Blair Shannon and Cheek Hall Computing Center. Users of the network and computing resources […]
Fri 7/3/20 10:17 AM
Beginning around 8:45 AM this morning, My Missouri State and Blackboard were unavailable. The system that provides authentication was not responding. Access to My Missouri State and Blackboard were fully restored around 9:40 AM.

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