Student Technology Resources

Mesabi Range Student Email

Microsoft Office for Education (O365) provides students, faculty and staff with free email, sites, online document editing and storage, IM (Instant Messaging), and web conferencing through Lync. (Email is the official source of communication for Mesabi Range College.)

Easy steps to start using your new campus email:

Step 1: Activate your StarID by clicking the button below and following the instructions (please remember your StarID and password as you will use it for your campus email and eServices). Follow the link for a step-by-step guide to activating your StarID: Activation Guide

Step 2: Wait five minutes for your StarID to process and then select the button below to login to your Microsoft Office 365 email.

MRC students will login to email/O365 as follows:

Click Here to Login to Email

Enter your O365 Login:


Enter your password: Enter your StarID password.

Forgot StarID? Forgot StarID Password? Go here:

Step 3: Use your new StarID to access your new O365 Email -

Click here for instructions on how to change your primary e-mail address that you send from.

1. How do I log in to my new email? Your email address will remain the same, only logging into your email will change (note the highlighted address to use).

Students: your, with your StarID password

2. What is my email address? Has it changed or is it the same?

Students: Example:

3. If you had an MRC email address before January 1, 2017, your email address will not change.

All future student email addresses will follow the format.

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See Also

Office 365 training

Accessibility in Office 365

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification

Need Help?

Go to the Minnesota STATE Help Desk link at

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Computer system requirements for online students - Click Here

D2L (Online Course Information) Resources:

How to login to your online course:

  • Go to:
  • Login: use your StarID user name and password (Activate using the information above and then use your StarID and password for your campus email, eservices and more!
  • If you are unable to log in or need help, please contact or 218-780-4829!

Q1. I forgot my StarID and/or password?

Go to: Forgot StarID and/or password and you will be able to retrieve the information.

Q2. I need help! Email


Turinitin is a comprehensive cloud-based solution that helps students learn by facilitating personalized feedback.

TurnitIn (Plagiarism Prevention)

Feedback Studio Student User Manual

Student Submission

Understanding Plagiarism with Help from Dr. Seuss

Common Downloadable Plug-ins:


Hardware Discounts:

ATT Discounts: Mention dicount code: FAN3622874 CLICK HERE

Spyware Removal Tools

You can download free Spyware Removal Tools for personal use from the following website's: Download Ad-Aware Free Download SpyBot Search and Destroy 1.5.2
Please note the above links take you to third-party software vendors not associated with Mesabi Range College. The software is not supported by the MRC IT staff, please install at your own discretion.

Old Campus Email 2012

  • Username: firstname.lastname followed by the last 3 digits of your tech id. (Example: John Smith, Tech ID 01010101 user name would be john.smith101)
  • Password: Your birthdate in the following format: YYYYMMDD (call 218-780-3443 or 218-780-4829 if you have problems).
  • How to forward your campus gmail to a different email client (yahoo, hotmail, etc.)
  • What is my student email address: firstname.lastname(last three digits of your techid) (