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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - Oct 23

Wed, 2013-10-23 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, October 23, between 4 pm and 6 pm.  The system may be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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Change to Application/Renewal for McGill Username & Email for Affiliates process

Thu, 2013-10-17 12:28

In the past, non-McGill Staff who needed to access McGill IT Services had to print out a .pdf or .rtf form (Application/Renewal for McGill Username Credentials) and then email, fax, or mail it to IT Services. 

This paper form has been replaced with an online form, Application/Renewal for McGill Username & Email for affiliates. The form must be filled out by a McGill employee who is acting as sponsor for the affiliate. 

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - Oct 16

Wed, 2013-10-16 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, October 16, between 4 pm and 6 pm.  The system may be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

Source Site: /it

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

Fri, 2013-10-11 16:19

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 spam and quarantined by the Anti-Spam Service. Emails that are quarantined are not delivered to your Inbox.

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IT Security Alert: Financial Aid Email Phishing Scam

Thu, 2013-10-10 11:45

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Apply for Financial Aids", and Sender: "student [dot] aid [at] mcgill [dot] ca". A sample email is shown below.  

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

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Warning: CryptoLocker Virus infecting computers

Thu, 2013-10-10 11:31
CryptoLocker

Update - Friday, Oct 11, 2013:
To prevent the spread of CryptoLocker virus and other malware, McGill IT is quarantining all .ZIP attachments that contain .EXE files.

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Warning: Scam email entitled "Annual Form ..." contains virus attachment

Thu, 2013-10-10 11:29
IT Security Alert

An email is currently circulating with the subject: "Annual Form - Authorization to Use Privately Owned Vehicle on State Business" .  This message contains an attached .ZIP file that contains a virus.  If you receive this message, please delete it immediately

DO NOT open the attachment!

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - Oct 2

Wed, 2013-10-02 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, October 2, between 4 pm and 6 pm.  The system may be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

Source Site: /it

uApply launched for graduate applicants for Fall 2014 term

Tue, 2013-10-01 09:24

We are pleased to announce that uApply launched for graduate applicants for the Fall 2014 term today, Tuesday, October 1st at 9 a.m. The new application is working well and will facilitate a smooth application process for prospective McGill students; however, during the testing phase of the latest version of uApply some issues were discovered affecting the system’s administrative functionality.

At present the following uApply features are unavailable:

  • Modify the admissions checklist of an applicant (ex: Add/remove document requirement
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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - Oct 7

Mon, 2013-10-07 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Monday, October 7, from 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm.  The system will be unavailable to all users during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

Source Site: /it