Author: Diane Mills

Diane's Bio
Diane Mills was a communication manger for MSU Information Technology. In addition, Diane is the Secretary for the Great Lakes Chapter of the IT Service Management Forum. You can find her on Twitter @thequeenofspin.
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The MSU Computer Store is now the MSU Technology Store. Along with our name change, the MSU Technology Store website has been updated to The phone number and our room 110 Computer Center location remain the same. Our email address is now

You’ll see additional changes over the next few weeks as we transition to our new look. Read Full Article →

An MSU student works on her laptop in her room.

MSU Infrastructure Planning and Facilities (IPF), Residential Hospitality Services (RHS), and MSU IT partnered to upgrade network equipment in the residence halls. This effort will provide a more consistent experience across campus, bolster reliability, and streamline troubleshooting for students who rely on connectivity in their academic experiences, as well as social interactions. Read Full Article →

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The MSU IT Service Desk will change its email address from to on January 17, 2016. Automatic forwarding will be set up until end of spring semester to ensure email sent to either address is received.

The MSU campus community has been receiving important MSU IT and security messages from Read Full Article →


eARM, a new online alternative to the submittal of Access Request Memorandums (ARMs), launched August 11, 2014. eARM is the new application for requesting security access for faculty, staff, and students online.

Improved efficiency

It was designed to address delays in routing, improve efficiency in requesting access, and support appropriate data transparency and security. Read Full Article →


On October 1, 2013 the MSU Computer Store changed its hours of operation to 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. The expansion is the result of feedback and comments received from the campus community during a recent survey.

Located in room 110 Computer Center, 450 Auditorium Road, the MSU Computer Store has many items in stock and ready for pick-up or delivery. Read Full Article →


Join the MSU Computer Store–Help and Repair for a Computer Expo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in room 110 of the Computer Center.

See the new 27-inch iMac along with Windows touchscreen technology. Additionally, demo the latest educational software. Vendors will be available to answer your questions.

The first 500 students will receive free Skullcandy earbuds. Read Full Article →

Drawing winner

Congratulations to Claire Layman, the grand prize winner in the Go Mad for an iPad Mini bracket drawing held by the MSU Computer Store April 8 to celebrate March Madness.

She says, “I am so excited to win! I’ve been planning to save for one. I’ll be contributing to two Institute websites, and will use the iPad to take photos and edit video to put on those sites.”

Claire is part of MSU Extension and plans to use her prize to help her department as well as enjoying it at home with her children. Read Full Article →