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Morehead State University offers various technological solutions to our students, faculty and staff. There are multiple computer labs (both Windows and Mac) and free Wi-Fi across campus.


MyMoreheadState is your entryway to the various online services that Morehead State University provides to our students, faculty, and staff. For more information, visit Account Info.


If you're having issues with technology, browse our knowledge base, or report issues through the OIT Help Desk. Log in to and select OIT Help Desk under Campus Applications to schedule an appointment, put in a work order, or find solutions.


Morehead State University’s email system offers students 50 GB of storage through a friendly user interface. With easy access through MyMoreheadState, our email system has the capability to sync with mobile devices and offers access to Microsoft applications and calendaring services online through Microsoft Office 365.


Eagle Video Network is MSU's digital cable TV system. All residence halls and most campus offices allow free access to more than 100 channels


Morehead State University offers multiple computer workstations located in the Commons area on the First Floor of the Camden-Carroll Library. In addition to the main Commons area, students can:

The Commons area also includes printing (color and black and white), a projection area that can be reserved for presentations, LCD screens, a SmartBoard, and whiteboards for group collaboration.


Below are suggested computer requirements that you can find at a local retailer or online catalog. They are basic system configurations that should meet your academic needs at Morehead State University.

Technical support for MSU students is limited to network access only. We can help with troubleshooting hardware/software issues but computers in need of repairs (hardware/software related) should be sent back to the manufacturer or taken to a local repair shop.

If you have any questions about computer requirements, please contact the IT Service Desk at 606-783-4357. We will be happy to answer any of your technical questions.


Note: The majority of majors will be okay with purchasing a Windows computer for their academic studies. Music, Art, and some education majors may prefer a Mac computer.

  • Operating System - Windows 10 or Higher
  • Processor - Intel Core i5 or higher
  • Memory - 8 GB RAM or higher
  • Network Connection Card - Wireless NIC that supports B and/or G (802.11 b/g)
  • Hard Drive Space Free Space - 320 GB or higher
  • Drives - CD-RW/DVD Drive/Burner
  • Production Software - Microsoft Office Suite*
  • Anti-Virus Security Software - Any anti-virus program (ex:  McAfee, MS Security Essentials)
  • Operating System - Yosemite (10.10) or higher
  • Processor - Intel Core i5 or higher
  •  Memory - 8 GB RAM or higher
  •  Hard Drive Space Free Space - 3256 GB or higher
  • Drives - CD/DVD Burner (Super Drive)
  • Software - Microsoft Office Suite*

Note: If you are a Music, Art, or Education major you may prefer a Mac computer. There are several Mac labs on campus for student use, please contact your department.

*Morehead State University has partnered with Microsoft to offer Microsoft Office 365 to MSU students. Microsoft Office 365 provides additional cloud-based tools that students can use for educational, business, and personal tasks. This service, known as Student Advantage and Office 365 ProPlus, allows you to run Office on up to five machines Mac or PC. You can also run Office Mobile for Android or iPhone on up to 5 mobile devices. 


Blackboard is MSU's e-learning platform. Instructors use Blackboard to post and distribute course content such as syllabi and handouts, communicate with students via announcements and email messages, and assess student learning through quizzes and online assignments. 

Additional access to Blackboard is via your MyMSU account.

Contact the Service Desk

Information Technology Service Desk

111 Ginger Hall
Morehead, KY 40351

PHONE: 606-783-4357
FAX: 606-783-5078