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Technology Training

IT Services offers a variety of noncredit technology courses and workshops for the MSU community.

Courses cover a range of topics and can be used for job training, career development, or personal improvement.

Partnership with New Horizons

MSU has partnered with New Horizons for several years to provide a broad range of technical training, desktop applications, ITIL training, and programming language courses for MSU employees. New Horizons is located in downtown Lansing.

MSU elevateU online learning

IT Services and Human Resources partner on the elevateU e-learning initiative for MSU employees.

To access elevateU, log in to EBS, click on the ESS tab. Then click on Professional Development and look for the "elevateU" link under Training Opportunities.

SpartansLearn Catalog

Download the SpartansLearn Catalog (PDF) that includes both IT Services technology training courses and Human Resources professional development courses.

Cover page of the SpartansLearn catalog

Training Brochure

Also download the Training Brochure (PDF) for information on what IT Services Technology Training offers. The separate Brochure Insert (PDF) discusses faculty fee waivers and new resources with New Horizons.

Department Support

IT Services Technology Training combines resources from several MSU departments to provide comprehensive support.

Some of the participating departments include:

  • MSU Libraries
  • Office of Planning and Budgets
  • Telecommunication Systems

Class survey

Take the class survey following your training to provide us with feedback.


Contact the MSU IT Service Desk at (517) 432-6200/toll free (844) 678-6200 or use the online form. You can also request a course or topic for training.

Mailing list

Sign up to receive training emails on upcoming events or news by sending an email to

Put in the subject line: "SUBSCRIBE TRAIN" along with your first name and last name.

You will receive a confirmation message with instructions to complete your subscription.