Email and O365 for Employees Who are also Students

Question:

I am an employee who also takes classes at Metro State.  What do I need to know about my email / O365 account?


Answer:

Employees who take classes at Metro State receive a separate student email / O365 account.

  • Employees who take classes will have two email / O365 accounts: employee and student. 
  • Each account can be accessed using the respective, employee or student, MinnState O365 login credentials reflected below.
Employee Email / O365 Account Student Email / O365 Account

Employee MinnState Login:

  • Username: StarID@minnstate.edu
  • StarID Password

Student MinnState Login:

  • Username: StarID@go.minnstate.edu
  • StarID Password
Email Address: first.last@metrostate.edu Email Address: first.last@my.metrostate.edu
Email Received: employee Email Received: student

Note: There will be a small number of email addresses that will include a number in the email address. If there is more than one person with the same first and last name your email address may contain a number, for example

Points to Remember

  1. You will need to log in to both of your employee and student email accounts with the appropriate MinnState login.
  2. You will receive a student email account at any Minnesota State institution where you take classes.  All email will be delivered to one student mailbox.
  3. You will need to set a primary student email account if you are attending classes at multiple Minnesota State institutions. 
  4. If you are both employee and student, you will need to set up Multi-factor authentication (MFA) on both your employee and student accounts. The Microsoft Authenticator application can support multiple accounts. If you are employed or take classes at multiple Minnesota State University / Colleges you only need to do this once per employee/student account.

 

Details

Article ID: 88766
Created
Tue 10/8/19 2:07 PM
Modified
Wed 2/23/22 1:51 PM

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