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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - May 13

Wed, 2015-05-13 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, May 13, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will 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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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - May 6

Wed, 2015-05-06 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, May 6, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will 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 (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - April 29

Wed, 2015-04-29 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, April 29, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will 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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FAMIS unavailable Sunday, April 26 from 8 am to 6 pm

Sun, 2015-04-26 08:00 - 18:00

The Facilities and Space Management System (FAMIS) will be unavailable for server maintenance this Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 8 am to 6 pm.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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McGill Password reset, Staff Directory and other services unavailable on Apr 25 - 26

Sat, 2015-04-25 21:30 - Sun, 2015-04-26 12:00

Due to scheduled maintenance from Saturday, April 25, at 9:30pm to Sunday, April 26, at 12:00pm, McGill Passwords will not be able to be created or reset, either through Minerva, the Change McGill Password link on the myMcGill portal, or via the Forgot Password? link found on various McGill systems. 

In addition, the following services will be unavailable during this time period:

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Skype for Business client: coming soon for Windows Lync users

Tue, 2015-04-21 12:06

Recently, Microsoft released Skype for Business to replace Lync. This new version of Skype is a hybrid of the Lync client that you use here at McGill, and the Skype client you may use at home. IT Services will be deploying the new client to supported McGill faculty & staff users starting on May 13. It will include:

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We've looked at clouds from both sides now

Mon, 2015-04-27 18:08
Cloud Data Storage Directive

No one can deny that cloud services offer the most affordable solution for file storage. Never before has our consumption of video and audio been higher and we seem to have an insatiable need for more space. The packrats among us are no doubt thrilled about the virtually limitless and often free space provided by the cloud -- it's like having a spare room in a magic dimension that lets you keep a much as you like without seeing the mess.

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Email delivery delays to Videotron and other email service providers

Thu, 2015-04-23 16:04

Periodically, there is a delay in delivering mail from McGill to Videotron, Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, and Sympatico email addresses. This mainly occurs when sending a large number of emails (several hundred and up) at once as part of a McGill mailing list (such as a LISTSERV).

IT Services is investigating the issue. Further updates will be posted here.

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New web form for requesting changes to the Staff Directory

Wed, 2015-04-08 12:28

The Staff Directory (www.mcgill.ca/directory/staff) is a service provided to the McGill community and managed by IT Services. In the past, Telephone Coordinators were solely responsible for submitting revisions to the listing.

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McGill Software site unavailable Tuesday, April 7 from 7am to 9am

Tue, 2015-04-07 07:00 - 09:00

The McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software) will be unavailable due to maintenance on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 for approximately 2 hours starting at 7 am.

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