You need an up to date computer and internet access to attend online classes. Online tech support is provided through the help desk or by calling (605) 668-1561.

Once you are accepted you will receive an email to the address used in your application letting you know that your account is ready to access. Follow the provided instructions to get your username, change your password, and to access LancerLink. If you have trouble or forget your username or password contact the help desk at (605) 668-1561.

Students who need assistive technologies will have different computer and technology requirements. Please check with your academic advisor to determine the requirements for the specific technologies needed to support your coursework.

We provide all students with an email address. Email is the mechanism for official communications within Mount Marty University. The university expects that such communications will be received and read in a timely fashion. Official email communications are intended to meet the academic and administrative needs of the campus community.  Your email will remain active as long as you are a registered student in good standing or for one year after graduation.

MMU IT supports wireless network access and printing on most devices with modern, up to date, operating systems. The specifications below are known to work with our vendors. We are here to help with any of your technology needs but support for any personal devices or operating systems is on a best effort basis.

  • A system (laptop recommended) running Windows 10 (Professional version recommended) or later, MAC OS 10.11 or later.
  • A computer that has at least a 2.4 GHz processor
  • A minimum of 8 GB of RAM
  • 256 GB hard drive or larger
  • Wireless capable
  • Ethernet and HDMI ports are recommended
  • Some classes may require a webcam for online sessions
  • A manufacturer's warranty is highly recommended

While off-campus, reliable internet access must be acquired from available internet service providers. 

It is highly recommended that you install antivirus software on any devices you use for educational purposes. Sophos Home provides free antivirus for up to 10 devices. Instructions on how to register and install Sophos are located in the technology section of LancerLink. The following antivirus products are known to cause issues with MMU services and must be uninstalled before contacting the help desk:

  • Webroot
  • AVG
  • Avast

The MMU Help Desk can be reached at (605) 668-1561 or by email The Help Desk is staffed Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time. Brightspace support is available 24/7 at 1-877-325-7778.