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  • Blackboard unavailable noon-12:30 p.m. today
    Published: 26 August 2014

    Blackboard will be unavailable from noon to 12:30 p.m. today, as we work to improve the performance of this system. We apologize for the inconvenience. Contact the IT Help Desk at 231-8685 (option...

  • Blackboard is now available
    Published: 25 August 2014

    The Blackboard service has been restored and is now available for use. We apologize for the inconvenience. Contact the IT Help Desk at 231-8685 (option 1) or if you have...

  • Blackboard currently unavailable
    Published: 25 August 2014

    Blackboard is currently unavailable. We are working to restore access to this service as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we will provide a status update when we have more...

  • NDSU email password change
    Published: 25 August 2014

    Passwords for NDSU email have changed! Students, faculty and staff must now use the password associated with their NDSU electronic ID to log in to email. This is the same password used to log in to...

  • Phishing email appears from "employee"
    Published: 13 August 2014

    An email message that appears to be sent from "" is a phishing attempt. If you receive this message, please delete it immediately. Phishing is a cybercriminal attempt to...

  • Phishing email appears from “IRS”
    Published: 04 August 2014

    A phishing email message that claims to be sent from the Internal Revenue Service has been received by several NDSU faculty, staff and students.Phishing messages are cybercriminal attempts to steal...

  • Computer cluster closed 1:30-5 p.m. July 30-31
    Published: 28 July 2014

    The main computer cluster in Quentin Burdick Building 150 will be closed for new student orientation from 1:30–5 p.m. on July 30-31. Computers in the cluster will used for class registration on...

  • NDSU email now available
    Published: 21 July 2014

    NDSU students, faculty and staff can now access email using their NDSU email address and the password associated with their NDSU electronic ID (same password used to access Blackboard, TYPO3 CMS and...

  • NDSU employee, student email to merge into one system on July 18
    Published: 10 July 2014

    NDSU employee email accounts will be merged into the NDSU student email system the weekend of July 18. After the merge is complete, all NDSU students, faculty and staff will be in one Microsoft Office...

  • Blackboard upgrade, outage on July 11
    Published: 07 July 2014

    Blackboard will be unavailable during a scheduled upgrade beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 11, until noon Saturday, July 12. If the process goes smoothly, Blackboard may become available as early...

Ask IT!

Ask IT! Help is a click awayQ. How do I get my user name?
A. Activate your user name (electronic ID) at Please visit our get started guide for more information.

Q: I forgot my email password. How can I obtain a new password?
A: Come to the Help Desk in Quentin Burdick Building 150 during business hours with your NDSU Bison Card ID.  A Help Desk representative will give you a new password.

Q. I don't remember my Blackboard login/password. Where can I get it?
A. Access your Blackboard account the same way you access e-mail and the cluster computers, using your electronic ID (Firstname.Lastname) and password.

Q. I'm looking for a job on campus. Does IT have any student openings?
A. The Information Technology Division employs students to provide a variety of core technology services for the campus under the Student Technology Services program. Visit the STS Web pages for more information and a list of current position openings.

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North Dakota State University
IT Help Desk Phone: +1 (701) 231-8685
Administrative Calls Only: +1 (701) 231-7961 / Fax: (701) 231-8541
Campus address: Quentin Burdick Building 206
Physical/delivery address: 1320 Albrecht Blvd, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 4510 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Information Technology Services

Last Updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:30:52 PM