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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato


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A: Contact the IT Solutions Center at 507.389.6654 

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A: Go to and type in your MNSU.EDU email address. Lynda will send you instructions on resetting your password.

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Q: Can I print a certificate when I complete a course?

A: Yes! Click My Courses in the upper right, then click Certificates of completion.