Student Technology Services
Outlook Live is MU's student email provider. Email access is available from webmail.mizzou.edu. Student email addresses are PawPrint@mail.missouri.edu. All official University communications are sent to this account. To access your account, go to MU student email.
Windows Live Services
- Outlook Live (MU Email) provides a 10 GB mailbox/20 MB attachments.
- SkyDrive is password-protected 7 GB online storage space.
- Office Web Apps allows you to create, view, edit and share Office documents online.
- Groups allows communications in a virtual workspace.
- Messenger makes it easy to chat with up to 20 friends.
- Mesh syncs your files between computers.
To access your account, go to MU student email.
Mizzou Cable offers 60 channels, including major networks, and is included in the residence hall room rate. Students must provide a cable-ready TV and coaxial cable to use this service.
Student ID Card
Your Mizzou TigerCard student ID has many uses on campus, such as charging purchases at the bookstore, entry into residence halls and meal plans. Go to the ID Office in the lower level of the University Bookstore to get a TigerCard. You must bring a valid government-issued photo ID (driver license, passport, military or state ID). There is a $15 charge to replace an ID. The ID Office is open 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Students should sign up for the MU eCard to view their TigerCard transaction history, freeze a lost ID card immediately and designate guests, who will be able to make credit card deposits to their Campus Dining Services prepaid EZ Charge account. Set up your MU eCard account at ecard.missouri.edu.
Telephone service in residence halls is available for $12.25/month plus installation. Additional charges apply to voicemail and long-distance service. Visit student phone services to subscribe.
IT Help and Support
Find more than 120,000 searchable solutions for software applications and campus-specific systems at help.missouri.edu.
IT Help Desk
Direct your computing and telecommunications questions to the IT Help Desk at (573)882-5000. Call us! Open evenings and weekends.
TigerTech Service Desk
The TigerTech Service Desk at the back of TigerTech offers a central technology help center in the Student Center (lower level). Technicians can assist with mobile phone configuration, MizzouWireless configuration and account issues. Certified repair technicians can assist with hardware problems.
The ResTech program offers free in-room support to residence hall students. ResTechs help resolve issues concerning computers, software, telephone, voicemail and cable television. Make an appointment online at restech.missouri.edu or visit 1160 Center Hall.
DoIT offers free software training on Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, web design and programming, movie production and animation. Register for these 2-4 hour courses at training.missouri.edu.
Adaptive Computing Technology (ACT) Center
The ACT Center assists people with learning, visual and mobility impairments to access technology. Visit the ACT Center at N18 Memorial Union or call (573)884-2828 for a consultation.
Bringing a computer to campus is a matter of personal preference, but not a necessity. More than 40 computing sites are available across campus. Sites offer Windows, Mac and Linux workstations. Software includes: Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Mathematica and computational software. Visit the Computing Sites for locations and availability. Sites support is available at (573)771-SITE.
Students can check out a laptop for a two-hour period at no charge using their TigerCard. Checkout locations include Student Center, Cornell Hall, Memorial Union, Ellis Library, McDavid Hall and Engineering Library Technology Commons. The laptop may only be used in the building in which it was checked out, and the student is responsible for any loss or damages.
Use the goMizzou app on your Android or iPhone for access to Campus Dining menus, the interactive campus map, MU events calendar and more. Download the app from the Android Marketplace or the App Store.
Access University software applications from your personal computer on campus or at home. Software Anywhere is available at no charge, 24 hours a day. Available software includes Adobe Creative Suite, Mathematica, SAS and more.
Printers are available throughout campus. Color printers and large format printing are available in select locations. Printing fees are based on page size and color, are charged against the student's Print-Smart quota.
Each undergraduate student receives an annual, non-refundable $35 print quota for printing on campus. Students enrolled for the summer semester receive an additional $7 quota. Students can track their usage online.
Print Anywhere is software that allows students with personal computers to use printers located throughout campus. Students with personal computers can install Print Anywhere.
Each residence hall room has TigerNet, a high-speed Ethernet connection, for each student. Remember to bring an Ethernet cable!
MizzouWireless provides wireless Internet service for about 90 percent of campus, including indoor and outdoor areas. Most laptops recognize StartHere-MizzouWireless, the configuration wizard to use when connecting to MizzouWireless for the first time. If not, configuration instructions are available online at help.missouri.edu.
Wireless in the Residence Halls
Many of the residence hall common areas have MizzouWireless access, but individual residence hall rooms do not. In order to use a wireless device in a residence hall room, such as a laptop or gaming console, you must use a wired (Ethernet) connection or adapter.
Unauthorized wireless routers (Internet access points not installed, maintained and managed by the Division of IT) are prohibited. When an unauthorized AP is identified the owner will be asked to remove it from the network. (Wired routers are acceptable.)