Welcome to Information Technology at K-State

Your eID is your electronic identity at K-State

Your eID gives you access to resources like Canvas (Learning Management System), KSIS (Student Information System), webmail, the wireless network, and more. It's also part of your email address:

eID@k-state.edu & eID@ksu.edu

K-State will never ask for your password in an email. Please don't respond to any scams asking for passwords!


You MUST use antivirus software

Any computer connected to the campus network must have antivirus software installed. K-Staters can use the approved antivirus software of their choice or choose from a list of recommended software.


Microsoft 365 Apps is free for everyone at K-State. It includes desktop and mobile app versions of Microsoft Office and can be installed on up to five PCs or Macs, and five mobile devices.

5 TB of space is also available via Microsoft OneDrive.

Microsoft Office and Microsoft Operating System licenses are available to faculty and staff for all university-owned computers at no cost. Check with the technical support staff in your unit for more information.


Read & Write, a study tool for text-to-speech, word translation, vocabulary list builder, scan to PDF, and more, is available for download by all K-Staters for home or office use at no cost.

Various other licenses are also available for personal and department use. Some fees and restrictions may apply.


Web-based video, audio, and content sharing for up to 300 participants by default (500 by request) from any device, including Windows and Mac computers.


There are 3 wireless networks

KSU Wireless is for all K-Staters. KSU Housing is for residence halls and Jardine Apartments. KSU Guest is an unsecured wireless network that anyone can access without signing in.


Visit the Sunderland Foundation Innovation Lab

The recently opened Sunderland Foundation Innovation Lab on the 1st and 2nd floors of Hale Library is a state-of-the-art facility that offers all K-Staters the opportunity to use the latest innovative technologies, including hardware and software for digital video editing, image scanning, large format scanning, web design, 3D printing, and more.


Technology Equipment can be checked out

Multimedia equipment of all sorts is available for free check out on the second floor of the Sunderland Foundation Innovation Lab in Hale Library, room 235.

A current K-State ID is required to verify identity.


Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports

Graduate students submit an electronic version of their thesis, dissertation, or report. Get information about submission requirements, formatting guidelines, help, and more.


The IT Help Desk

Get answers to questions about email, eIDs, passwords, Canvas, Internet access, hardware and software, KSIS and more. Black & white printing is also available.

The IT Help Desk is located on the second floor of Hale Library.


Be in the know at K-State

Get emergency notifications by text or phone call from K-State Alerts:


Have a direct connection to K-State police and other safety resources with the Rave Guardian app:


See status of IT services and planned maintenance:

k-state.edu/it/status or twitter.com/kstateitstatus

Stay Connected

Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/kstateithelp

IT News: blogs.k-state.edu/it-news

IT Status: twitter.com/kstateitstatus


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