Accessing Online Courses

Net ID & NetPassword

Upon admission to the university, Mississippi State issues a NetID which consists of the student’s initials followed by a number. The Net ID is required to log on to a number of official campus websites. A student may access his/her NetID electronically.

Accessing Course Videos

Online students will have access to course videos within 24 hours of the on campus course completion. Students should visit Engage to access the course videos. Instructions for viewing the recordings and downloading the recordings are offered below.

View Videos

Instructions for viewing course videos, use our course video viewing instructions.

Download Videos

Instructions for downloading videos, use our video download instructions.

Viewing Classes Live

To view the class live, distance students will need to go to and make sure they change "?id=buildingroom" to the correct room for their class (i.e.

If you experience technical difficulties or have any questions regarding the recording or format of our lecture capture, please contact:

IT Support & Staff
Bagley College of Engineering
Mississippi State University

Accessing Course Information

Course information may be accessible through Canvas (NetID and NetPasswordlogin required). If you do not find course information within Canvas please refer to the course videos (links listed above) for information from your professor regarding the class. Within Canvas clicking on the title for a course will take you to the default course view. On the left, there will be a toolbar with options selected by the professor – these may be Assignments, Announcements, Grades, Web Links, or any combination of a wide variety of utilities. These will be different for each class. If you experience technical difficulties or have any questions regarding Canvas, please contact the Center for Distance Education’s Technical Assistance.