MSU Billings Staff & Faculty Software
FREE Microsoft Office for Staff/Faculty
Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus is a service that provides all active MSUB students, faculty, and staff a free license of the latest version of Microsoft Office. This license can be used on up to 5 PCs, 5 Macs, and 5 mobile devices simultaneously. Office 365 ProPlus will stay activated as long as you are actively employed at MSUB with an active email account.
Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud based email, calendaring, and collaboration platform that includes Office online apps. Benefits of Office 365 include:
- Official MSU Billings email address.
- Large Email Storage Capacity (50 GBs)
- Outlook Web Access (OWA) accessible from any internet enabled device:
Note: Log in using your MSUB email address (First.LastID@msubillings.edu) and the password you use when logging into campus computers or D2L.
If you need assistance finding your MSUB email address review the step by step MyInfo login instructions.
- Four Campus MSU Address Book and Calendaring System.
- Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus (see above for more information).
- Microsoft Office apps for iPhone and Android.
- Office Online Apps including Word Online, Excel Online, PowerPoint Online, OneNote Online and many more!
Box is a cloud based document storage, file-sharing, file/folder streaming, and collaboration platform with unlimited file storage! Box is a great tool for storing your documents, working on them, and sharing them with students, staff and faculty. Working with fellow faculty, staff, students or even external partners has never been simpler. Your data is accessible on and off campus from any internet connected device. PCs, Macs, iOS, and Android all support Box.
Webex Meetings provides on-demand collaboration through online meetings, phone conferencing and
video conferencing. Additional functionality of Webex Meetings includes Microsoft
Outlook calendar integration, screen sharing, online chat, and recording capabilities.
Webex Meetings brings people together in one place whether they're across town or
across the country. Webex Meetings can run on a PC, Apple computer, iOS and Android.
Log into your MSUB Webex Meetings account
More information about Webex Meetings
Webex is a secure and easy-to-use communication tool that brings people together and facilitates collaboration. The app provides tools such as instant messaging, audio and video calling, whiteboarding, and file sharing. You can create, share, and communicate with someone or your team from anywhere you have an internet connection through the use of Webex.
Everything you create within Webex or on the Cisco Webex Board will be stored in the cloud and associated with a virtual room. Team members can use the Webex app to pick up where they left off in the physical room and continue working anywhere they have an internet connection.
DocuSign is an electronic signature system that can be used to electronically sign and facilitate
approvals and agreements from anywhere with an internet connection. Using DocuSign,
you can quickly and securely access and sign documents, upload and send documents
for others to sign, or send reminders and check the signing status of your documents.
DocuSign helps to save time, paper, money, and errors by automating and digitizing the
entire agreement process in a secure, electronic format.
Panopto is a video management platform that provides video recording, editing, streaming, sharing, and D2L integration. Videos can be recorded for classroom lectures, how-to and training videos, employee onboarding, or campus announcements while utilizing powerful search and captioning capabilities. Additionally, videos you already have can be uploaded into Panopto to gain access to the features of the platform. Panopto also provides powerful analytics and reporting so you can determine if someone has watched your video, how many times, and for how long.
LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) offers a large variety of self-paced training videos ranging from software applications to up-and-coming technology trends, business and leadership topics, as well as creativity topics and documentaries. The training topics are searchable by subject, software, or author and can be viewed on or off campus. LinkedIn Learning helps you to learn the details of your favorite software applications with easy to follow how to videos or shows you how to develop leadership or public speaking skills by providing tips from experts. The videos can be watched on demand when time allows from anywhere with a web browser and internet connection.
Faculty Success 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. Faculty Success 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 activity reports manually.
More information about Faculty Insight
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 and staff of MSU Billings.
More information about Qualtrics
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.
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.
ZoomText is a magnification and screen reading software utilized by DSS and students with vision disabilities.
The Self-Service Password Reset Portal allows you to reset your password, without having to contact IT, in case it has been
forgotten or to unlock your account if you've locked yourself out.
Important: You'll need to set up your profile before you can use the tool.