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Keep SVSU Secure

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  • New malware crusades are launched every day, where another university, hospital, government agency or business is hacked. SVSU ITS works hard to protect our campus community.
  • Always use strong passwords and don't share them. Remember computer security is everyone's job -- You can help keep our campus secure.
  • Please visit our new Cyber Security webpage on the portal.

Fall 2018 Updates

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Saving Locally

  • Please frequently save to your OneDrive, (your free personal cloud file storage) included with Office 365 as our campus erases any locally saved documents on our lab computers.
  • Upload and save documents to your OneDrive, sync, and share files across multiple devices.
  • Students can access OneDrive and online Office applications by visiting the Office 365 portal.

Open Labs/Printing

  • Current enrolled SVSU students can print securely from SVSU machines or personal devices via Web Print. To access printers visit Cardinal Commons 1st floor of the Zahnow library as well as the 1st and 2nd floors, use open labs located in C227A and the OTT Mezzanine, or visit our Kiosk locations (e.g., Brown Concourse, Curtiss Groening Commons, HHS 1st floor lounge), and the Living Centers (e.g., SW, S, and MJB).
  • PaperCutMF is SVSU's print management system that provides secure access to the Kyocera multi-function printers throughout campus.  Students will type their SVSU credentials or swipe their ID cards to make copies, release print documents or scan documents to email.
  • To learn more, log into mySVSU, click the Menu (top-left) and select Technology > Print Management
  • Manage your print account and check your balance use Quicklinks above and click on Print Balance.

Office 365 is Free for Current Students

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What is Office 365?

  • Current full and part-time SVSU students can install Office 365 (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive cloud storage for your files) and other new 2016 apps at no cost. Download our Office 365 Installation (720KB) (720kB) guide.
  • Install O365 on up to 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets, and 5 smartphones. 


Watch QuickHelp Videos

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Learn Windows and Office 365

  • QuickHelp by Brainstorm is a Microsoft partner with interactive videos related to Windows, Office 365, OneDrive, or SharePoint etc. these videos will complete your learning experience at SVSU.
  • Available from the Office 365 app menu (waffle). See how QuickHelp videos can work for you.

Ellucian GO is SVSU's mobile app

  • Ellucian GO is a free app for your smartphone and tablet to help you stay connected to SVSU.
  • Have access to great features that make your campus experience more effective, more efficient, and more fun.
  • Learn more about Ellucian GO here.

Connect Your Xbox, Apple TV, Wireless Printer, Smartphone, etc, to the Network

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Network Information

Clearpass is used to manage -- wired and wireless -- devices that need access to the network. 

  • SVSUSecure
    • Requires your SVSU username and password. Clearpass registration is not needed. Recommended for Smartphones and laptops.
    • Provides an encrypted connection.
  • SVSU-Media-Gaming
    • Need to be registered in Clearpass except gaming systems.
    • Recommended for (Blue-Ray players, televisions, Roku’s, Amazon Fire, Chromecast etc.)
  • SVSUGuest:
    • Anyguest user will be granted access through "SVSUGuest".
    • Requires registration each day and has a slower connection.

  • Download our Clearpass Quick Guide (285KB)  or if need more assistance review the full Clearpass Guide (1,631KB) . Alternatively, you can Watch this video.

Wired Network in Housing

  • Wired network jacks are NOT ACTIVE by default. Please contact the IT Support Center at (989) 964-4225 to request activation and provide the room and the network jack information.
  • Wired devices in Housing MUST be registered in Clearpass (except gaming systems). Once a port has been activated if a guest, there is limited access provided

What's the Password?

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mySVSU Portal - Get Things Done

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  • The mySVSU portal is where you can access your email, register for classes, check your grades and view your class schedule and submit a maintenance request, among other things.
  • Sign in with your SVSU username and password. Learn more about mySVSU portal in this Using mySVSU (699KB) (699kB) guide.
  • Pro-tip: Make the mySVSU portal your home page in your computer's web browser.

A Blank Canvas with Unlimited Possibilities

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  • Canvas is SVSU's learning management system (LMS). Many instructors use Canvas to share course materials, submit assignments, and inform students about what's going on in class.  
  • Visit the Canvas Students course to learn how to use the Canvas interface.

Need help? Submit IT a Support Ticket

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Contact Us
(989) 964-4225(989) 964-4225
Toll-free: (866) 827-4357


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Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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