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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Instructions & Self Help

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Summary of all the things you need to get connected on campus so you can start getting things done as a new student or a new employee.




View an orientation to technology at Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Activate your MavACCOUNT




Activate your account, reset your password, have your email forwarded to another account, or sign up for text message contact in case of class/campus closure or other campus emergency.


Email service: MavMAIL




How does MavMAIL work at Minnesota State, Mankato? Get all the answers here.


File storage and sharing: MavDISK




Store your computer files — lots of them — on a campus server, where they will be safe and accessible from anywhere you can reach the Internet.


Printing on campus: MavPRINT

How many pages do you get each semester? How much does it cost to print more?


Network Access




How to connect to the university wireless network for those with wireless devices or access campus services from off campus using virtual private network.






MavAPPS is a remote desktop service that allows authorized users to run university software remotely over broadband internet. Files can be retrieved from and saved to MavDISK. Printing using MavPRINT is also available.

Personal website

All students, faculty and staff can create their own website on MavWEB. This is ready to use right now.

Phone system

Information on how the Minnesota State Mankato phone system works, and how to request changes to phone service.

Computer standards

What software does the Service Desk support? Here's what to expect from ITS Customer Services.