MN.IT Services (officially “The State of Minnesota, Office of Enterprise Technology”) is the domain manager for the k12.mn.us domain.
All K-12 schools, community colleges/technical schools, state and local governments are required to register under the .us domain. Only four year universities are allowed to register under the .edu domain.
MN.IT Services will provide DNS service for any K-12 organization at no cost. Most ISPs also provide this service.8.1 Name Forms For K-12 districts, domain names are of the form: hostname.districtname.k12.mn.us and we will delegate authority at the district level. One (only) domain will be established per school district.
For K-12 Charter schools, domain names are typically either of the form:
Actually, the entity.ci/co.state.mn.us and entity.ci/co.minnesota.gov variants will also exist and can be used, but the emphasis has been on the mn.gov form.
and we will delegate authority at the school level, or of the form: