MSU Billings Staff & Faculty Applications
Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud based email, calendaring, and collaboration platform. Benefits of Office 365 include:
- Large Email Storage Capacity (50 GBs)
- Outlook Web Access (OWA) accessible from any internet enabled device: http://outlook.office365.com
Note: Log in using your MSUB email address and the password you use when logging into campus computers or D2L.
- Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus (see below for more information).
- Office Online Apps including Word Online, Excel Online, PowerPoint Online, and OneNote Online.
For more information about Office 365 click here.
To log into your MSUB Office 365 account visit http://portal.office365.com/.
Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus is a license that provides all MSUB students, faculty, and staff a home-use license of the latest version of Microsoft Office for up to 5 Macs, 5 PCs, and 5 mobile devices. Office 365 ProPlus will stay activated as long as you are a current student at MSUB with an active email account.
To download your copy of Office ProPlus visit http://portal.office365.com and sign in with your MSUB email address and password.
For more information about Office ProPlus click here.
Box is a document management, file-sharing, file/folder syncing, and collaboration platform that provides unlimited file storage in the cloud! This is a great tool for sharing and collaborating on institutional and academic data with other universities of members of the community. Your data is accessible on and off campus from any internet connected device. PCs, Macs, Apple iOS, and Android all support Box.
To log into your MSUB Box account visit https://msubillings.box.com.
For more information about Box click here.
WebEx provides on-demand collaboration, online meetings, web conferencing and video conferencing applications with integrated telephony. Additional functionality of the WebEx includes Microsoft Outlook calendar integration, screen sharing, online chat, and recording capabilities. There's a WebEx service to meet your needs:
- WebEx Meeting Center – for basic online meetings and collaboration
- WebEx Training Center – for the virtual, online classroom
- WebEx Event Center – for large, structured online events and seminars
- WebEx Support Center – for IT help desk support and live chat
To log into your MSUB WebEx account visit https://msubillings.webex.com.
For more information about WebEx click here.
Cisco Spark brings together people and communication tools into one secure and easy-to-use app.
You can create, share, and communicate with your team regardless of where you are
located through the use of Cisco Spark. The app provides tools such as instant messaging,
audio and video calling, whiteboarding, and file sharing.
Everything you create within Cisco Spark or on the Cisco Spark Board will be stored
in the cloud and associated with a virtual room. Team members can use the Cisco Spark
app to pick up where they left off in the physical room and continue working anywhere
they have an internet connection.
For more information about Cisco Spark click here.
Digital Measures Activity Insight is an online information management system designed to organize and report on faculty teaching, research, and service activities while managing critical information for accreditation, annual reviews, promotion and tenure, and web profiles. Activity Insight eliminates the time-consuming and often tedious task of gathering and compiling data to build reports, saving our campus time and effort by eliminating the need to prepare users’ activity reports manually.
For more information about Activity Insight click here.
Qualtrics is a web-based tool used to create surveys. It provides the necessary survey tools
to create, distribute, and report on your results. The process of constructing surveys
is easy. Qualtrics is provided at no cost for faculty, staff, and students of MSU
For more information about Qualtrics click here.
Atomic Learning is an online technology training and professional development tool that provides training to help students, staff, and faculty successfully utilize a vast array of technology. Atomic Learning includes over 60,000 step-by-step tutorials on common software such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, and Microsoft Windows and also provides workshops on emerging topics such as plagiarism and online courses. Available 24/7 from campus or home, Atomic Learning creates flexible learning opportunities that make it easy for students, staff, and faculty to embrace technology and develop critical skills for success at school, at work and in life.
To log into your MSUB Atomic Learning account visit https://www.atomiclearning.com/login/msubillings
Mathematica is a symbolic mathematical computation program, sometimes called a computer algebra program, used in many scientific, engineering, mathematical, and computing fields. Widely admired for both its technical prowess and elegant ease of use, Mathematica provides a single integrated, continually expanding system that covers the breadth and depth of technical computing.
For more information about Mathematica click here.
Read & Write Gold is a discreet, universally designed, and customizable toolbar that integrates reading, writing, studying, and research support tools with common applications (i.e. Word, Google Docs, IE, Chrome, Firefox, Adobe Reader) to foster confidence, independence, and success in academia.
For more information about Read&Write click here.
TechSmith Relay can capture what's on your computer screen and/or camera to create presentations or demonstrations that can be used for viewing at a later time or integrated into an online class.
For more information about TechSmith Relay click here.