Getting Started - Students

StarID

Your StarID is the username that will be used across the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to access systems and services including e-services, D2L, campus computers, and wireless. Your StarID password expires every 180 days. 

Note: It is important that you update your StarID Notification Email to your personal email address since any communications about your StarID, such as password change reminders, will be sent to your StarID Notification Email address. To do this, click "Manage Profile" on the StarID website.

E-Services

E-Services is the Minnesota State website used to register for classes, check your grades, etc.

Student Email

Normandale uses email as the primary means of communication with students. All students are required to log in to their student email account. Students at Normandale should check their email often for correspondence from Normandale representatives; alternatively, you may forward your student email to your personal email address.

To check your email, please go to the Normandale website and click on the Email link on top of the page. Log in with:

  • Username: StarID@go.minnstate.edu
  • Password: your StarID password

Note: your username and email address are not the same. What is my Normandale email address?

D2L Brightspace

D2L Brightspace is the Normandale online learning system that is used for your courses.

Campus Computers/Wireless

Software Applications

If you are using special software application for your course, or are accessing a special website, you will need to contact and work with your instructor for access assistance.

Request Support

Please contact the ITS Help Desk by:

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