Email Frequently Asked Questions

Login into your new Office 365 email account at:

Your E-Mail Login ID is: - (Lookup UserID)
Password: Same as campus connection (Change Password Now)

When you login for the first time, you may be required to provide some additional information such as your time zone and display language (Minot State University is located in Central Time -06:00). Now you have successfully used your Office 365 ID to log into your email account. You can start using this account immediately. All official communications from Minot State University will be sent to your email account.

Contact the MSU Help Desk (701-858-4444 or or for answers to all your questions and concerns.


Your password is synced from your Campus Connection account to MSU's servers, to change the password you must change your Campus Connection password which can be done at It may take up to 10 minutes for the password to sync to all systems.

You may visit to request a new password.

Each account also has campus email alias address(s). Students from Minot State University will receive an address in addition to the Messages sent to either address will be delivered to the address. If you are a student at multiple campuses, you may receive additional aliases.

Student email accounts in the NDUS system are kept for approximately 18 months after your last class.

July 1, 2018 the system was shut down due to consolidation with the North Dakota University System. It is no longer possible to access to new or old messages from that account. For more information about the consolidation please see Student Email Consolidation Announcement.

If you have had a name change and would like your email address to reflect that change, the first step is to change your name with the Registrar's Office. Once your name is changed in Campus Connection you may request that your NDUS.Identifier be changed by contacting the MSU Help Desk. Please note that the identifier change not only impacts your email address but also your Campus Connection, Blackboard, network authentication, and any service that uses your NDUS Identifier. If you are currently using Blackboard for an online or blended class you will need to wait until a semester break to request the username change as a new account will be created without any completed work.

Yes. While you may forward your MSU email to another email account, having email lost because of forwarding does not absolve you from the responsibilities associated with communication sent to your official email address. The University is not responsible for handling of MSU email by outside vendors or unofficial servers. Forwarding Email Instructions

Your email display name is generated from information listed in campus connection. You may work with the Registrar's office to update that information.

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