New Student Technology 411

Getting HELP -- Contacts and Phone numbers!

Your Morgan eID - Morgan Network Acocunt

To log on to University Systems, you will use a set of credentials commonly referred to as the MSU electronic identity or eID.  Your eID consists of your network username and password.  Your username will not change.  You are issued an initial password that must be changed after your first login.   

INITIAL MSU ELECTRONIC IDENTITY (eID) PASSWORD -- (Your Morgan Network Account)
Your initial password begins with a capital letter using the first 4 letters of your first name and your entire birthdate listed as MMDDYYYY (8 CHARACTERS). See the chart below for examples.

First Name

Last Name

Birthdate

Password

Andre

Smith

May 10, 1994

Andr05101994

B

Wu

August 1, 1992

B08011992

Al

Jones

January 12, 1995

Al01121995

Important: Manage your Password -- Set up the ResetmyPwd Web Site! 

After you enter your initial password, you must create a new password using the instructions at http://resetmypwd.morgan.edu. Select "My Security Questions," to set up your personal security questions and answers. Then use the "Change My Password" option, to create a new password. All passwords must be at least 8 characters and must contain one capital letter and one numeral.

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EMAIL INSTRUCTIONS FOR NEW STUDENTS
As mandated in the 2010-2013 Morgan State University Academic Catalogs, Morgan email use is required for all official, electronic University communication.  

ACCESSING MORGAN EMAIL
You may access your Morgan email account by visiting http://mail.morgan.edu or by selecting the "WEBMAIL" link found that the top of nearly all Morgan web site pages.

EMAIL ASSISTANCE
If you experience trouble with your Morgan email account (i.e., logging in or changing your password) and you've already created your security questions, visit http://resetmypwd.morgan.edu and follow the instructions.  If you have not already created your security questions, contact the HELP Desk on 443-885-4357, text/VM 410.929.3650, or at helpdesk@morgan.edu, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Students are strongly encouraged to establish their security questions so they can self-manage their email accounts.  (back to top)

BLACKBOARD
Blackboard is a web-based course management system used by most Morgan faculty to supplement their instruction. You can access Blackboard by visiting http://morgan.blackboard.com/ or selecting the “Blackboard” link at the top right corner of any page on the Morgan website. Your username and password for Blackboard is your MSU electronic identity (eID) the same as your username and password for all other Morgan State systems. For problems with Bb, students may text/VM 443.300.8850, or call 443.885.4597.   Instrutions for using Bb are found at: https://sites.google.com/site/learnbb9.  (back to top)

WIRELESS NETWORK
To connect to a Morgan wireless network, select "MSU Wireless" from the list of available networks.  (back to top)