Outbound server to be decommissioned November 30, 2017

Published: 14Nov2017

In order to increase the security of McGill’s network, the smtp email server,  will be blocked starting on November 30, 2017....

Apple Mail app in iOS 11 incompatible with Email on Office 365

Published: 19Sep2017

If you have upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 11 you may encounter issues accessing your McGill email. That's because the Mail app on newly released iOS 11 is currently not compatible with...

IMPORTANT: Phishing fraud targets McGill users with access to financial data, via email and Skype instant messaging

Published: 15Sep2017

This message is sent on behalf of Ghilaine Roquet, Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice-Principal (Information Technology Services)...

Upcoming email changes to take advantage of Office 365 - June through Fall

Published: 24May2017

Starting in June and continuing into the fall, McGill IT Services will be making the following changes to optimize our email processes and gain the full benefits of moving to Email on Office 365:...

McGill email on your new-generation BlackBerry device

Published: 25Mar2013

The new-generation BlackBerry device (Z10 and others) can retrieve your McGill email by synchronizing using ActiveSync. Please see the related link for more information.

McGill email: .zip attachments containing .exe files will be quarantined

Published: 11Oct2013

Due to the continued threat of Cryptolocker and other similar malware infecting computers on campus, all email messages containing .zip attachments with an executable (.exe) file will be flagged as...

New warning notices when emails cannot be scanned by McGill's Antispam system

Published: 11Dec2013

Beginning on December 12, 2013, McGill's Anti-spam system will prepend a notice to warn you when an email cannot be scanned; this is in addition to changing the Subject of the email, which is the...

Evault archives moving to in-place archive mail folder in Outlook

Published: 17Dec2015

McGill IT Services is preparing to decommission the EVault email archiving service, used by active and retired faculty and staff, by March 31, 2016. Between December 20 and the end of March,...