Keep Learning Student Resources

Remote Learning FAQs

Accessing Classes and Resources

All your classes can be accessed through Canvas. https://canvas.mst.edu/

To access live and recorded classes: For on-campus students already enrolled in classes with distance sections, you now have access to live and recorded classes through MediaSpace (mst.mediaspace.kaltura.com). Once inside MediaSpace you will find a list of all your distance courses with access links to Panopto and/or the Zoom meeting.

All other campus students will be contacted by their professors with details for taking their classes online. Continue to work directly with your instructor(s) regarding your tests, labs and classwork. Please check your Canvas account to stay updated on your courses.

Distance students should not experience any changes with their learning modality, unless notified otherwise.

Contact the IT HelpDesk.

There are hotspot locations available to students in rural areas through MU Extension. http://extension.missouri.edu/scregion/. Contact ithelp@mst.edu for more information about this option.

The S&T Store has partnered with our digital course materials provider, VitalSource, and leading publishers, to launch a program that provides access to ebooks to all Missouri S&T students through May 25.

Students may begin accessing these materials today at bookshelf.vitalsource.com.

Further information, including answers to frequently asked questions is available for students and publishers.

The research office can provide guidance. Only students authorized to work in a lab that is considered essential operations are allowed on campus. Email research@mst.edu

  • All students should create an authenticated account to use Zoom. Visit umsystem.zoom.edu to create an authenticated account.
  • Recent Zoom updates will help create a more secure environment in your meetings. Read more

Show your Miner pride with custom Missouri S&T Zoom backgrounds.

What Remote Classes are Like

A course designed to help you learn how to learn online. This course is available for every student and all current students and faculty are enrolled. Access the Learning to Learn Online course.

This is up to your instructor, so check with them regarding remote attendance. Some classes will be done synchronous and some will be done asynchronous.

You will need high-speed internet connection, webcam, speakers, and microphone.

No. You are not allowed to attend live classes on the campus. You must learn remotely, regardless of where you reside.

  • Instructors will be communicating through Canvas.
  • Instructors are reviewing various testing options that will yield the same learning results as monitored testing through ProctorU. This includes non-monitored testing (i.e. open books, notes, take-home exams, times tests, or Canvas quizzes).
  • Proctorio: https://proctorio.com/support
  • Proctorio: Test Taking
    • A virus disguised as a Proctorio Cheat Engine is circulating. Do not download! It will not defeat online proctoring but will infect your computer. 
  • ProctorU: https://proctoru.com/proctoru-live-resource-center
  • ProctorU Information (pdf)

Because gatherings are limited to 10 people and guidelines require social distancing, it is recommended that you meet virtually. You can download Zoom Pro, video conferencing software, for free. Learn more about Zoom or install the software with instructions from the Audio and Web Conferencing webpage.

Gatherings are limited to 10 people. To meet virtually, download Zoom Pro, video conferencing software, for free. Learn more about Zoom or install the software with instructions from the Audio and Web Conferencing webpage.

Getting Support

The Testing Center at testctr@mst.edu or 573-341-6179. Changes to business hours are posted on our website: https://testcenter.mst.edu/

For technical support requests, visit the IT Help Desk. https://it.mst.edu/help-desk/

  • Faculty will continue to have office hours through Zoom.
  • Zoom: https://it.mst.edu/services/zoom/
  • You will continue to contact your advisor directly through email, phone calls or Zoom.

Other tutoring options available:

 

General FAQs

Student workers who are unable to telework are eligible for administrative leave. HR700 enhanced policy provides paid leave for students. See https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/rules/hrm/hr700

Updates can be found here.

Updates can be found here.

University Police is always open. They can be reached by calling 911 (if you are in Phelps County) or via 573-341-4300.  The RAVE Guardian Application is available for the campus constituency and has capabilities which include texting to the University Police Department, a safety timer for travel, and pre-loaded campus telephone numbers which are accessible even without internet service.

Help and Support

Coronavirus Information

Stay informed with the latest info on international travel, health and safety tips and updates about COVID-19. View our coronavirus info.