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Self-report your suspected H1N1 symptoms

If you think you have H1N1, please report your illness and absence from academic activities on Minerva with the H1N1 Self-Reporting form. For students, this form will be treated as equivalent to a medical note should you need to request an excused absence or an academic accommodation (e.g. a postponed deadline for an assignment or missed test).

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Published on : 02 Nov 2009

CRÉPUQ video contest

As part of CRÉPUQ's “Experience the Difference” video competition, all students at Quebec universities are invited to make a short video showcasing their "unique and creative vision of student life in Quebec, their particular university and the city or town where it is located."

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Published on : 30 Oct 2009

International Car-Free Day

Once again, McGill is proud to participate in International Car Free Day, which will be held on September 22, 2009.

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Published on : 21 Sep 2009

Your social network may be bigger than you think!

Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are great, but the information you share may be a lot more sensitive (and available to the ‘bad guys’ of the world) than you may think.

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Published on : 16 Sep 2009

Problems with emails sent from web pages

Emails sent from web pop-up forms on Sept 1 and 2 were undelivered. From approximately 11:30 am Sept. 1 to 4:30 pm Sept 2, emails sent using the spam-protected email form from many McGill web pages were not delivered, due to a technical problem. See the full message for details.

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Published on : 03 Sep 2009

Power and network outage on Macdonald Campus

Macdonald Campus is currently experiencing a power outage and loss of wired network connectivity. Hydro Quebec technicians are working on the issue, and estimate that the power will be restored by 8:00 pm tonight. We apologise for the inconvenience.

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Published on : 31 Aug 2009

Free iCare computing workshops for new students and staff

Did you know McGill's IT Customer Services offers free workshops and walk-in clinics? Connectivity@McGill walk-in support: Bring your laptop and get connected to McGill's online resources -- no registration necessary. iCare Computing Safety Clinic: Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and other threats, install McGill's free antivirus software.

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Published on : 25 Aug 2009

Exchange email problem: resolution and follow-up

Exchange email problem for Outlook client users has been resolved. See full announcement for details.

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Published on : 24 Aug 2009

Exchange email: slowdown and error messages to users

Problems reported with Exchange server causing slowdowns and error messages.

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Published on : 20 Aug 2009

Lecture Recordings and Mediasite catalog unavailable on Friday, August 21

There will be no access to the Mediasite Live catalog or to Lecture Recordings on Friday, August 21.

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Published on : 19 Aug 2009

Boil water advisory lifted

The water distributed on Macdonald Campus is now safe to drink. The boil water advisory was lifted on Friday, August 14 at 5 p.m. after two consecutive days of testing revealed no presence of contaminants in the water.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2009

Gas main emergency is over

Around noon on Tuesday, August 11, a gas main was inadvertently ruptured in the course of construction work near the corner of University and Sherbrooke Streets. The pipe was sealed within an hour and people were shortly thereafter allowed to proceed back into the affected buildings. The emergency situation is over.

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Published on : 11 Aug 2009

Critical update for Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser

Microsoft has released a non-scheduled security update for a critical vulnerability in the Internet Explorer (IE) browser.

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Published on : 30 Jul 2009

Campus Printing Project - coming to a building near you!

We are pleased to announce that Xerox Canada has been selected to provide a print management solution for McGill University. The first phase of this solution, scheduled for the month of August, involves replacing the current Canon departmental copier fleet with Xerox’s multifunctional devices (MFDS). Detailed information regarding the upcoming installation of these devices will follow.

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Published on : 29 Jul 2009

Scheduled myMcGill portal maintenance, Monday, July 20

Due to scheduled maintenance, the myMcGill portal will be unavailable on Monday, July 20, from 5:30pm to approximately 9:30 pm. In the meantime, alternate links to services are available.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2009