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Anit-Spam site (junkmail.mcgill.ca) maintenance


Please note that the Anti-Spam site (https://junkmail.mcgill.ca) will be unavailable due to maintenance on Friday, August 28, 2015 from 7:45 am to 8:30 am.  We apologize for any inconvenien

Price increase for uPrint campus printing

On June 1, 2015 the price of printing impressions using the uPrint service increased to the following:


Monochrome impressions (prints and copies):

Published: 25Aug2015

Antivirus Software: new versions available for Windows & Mac

The latest versions of McGill-provided FREE antivirus software, Trend Micro Internet Security 10 for Windows & Antivirus for Mac 2016 are now available.

If your personal computer/laptop isn’t already protected by antivirus software (or you’re using an older version), we urge you to install one of the new versions without delay!

All McGill University full-time faculty, staff, and students can download and install Trend Micro antivirus software for use on their personal computers.

Published: 20Aug2015

Student and Alumni email migrations complete

Email Quick Links

IT Services is happy to announce that we have completed the migration of all student and alumni mailboxes to Microsoft Office 365 (with the exception of a few special cases). 

Note that the URL for Outlook Web App is different on Office 365; for this reason, we now have two separate links on the McGill Quick Links menubar -- the pinnable bar at the top of all www.mcgill.ca web pages (see image):


Published: 20Aug2015

Mac Mail users: were you recently migrated to Office 365?

If your student/alumni McGill email account was recently migrated to the Microsoft Office 365 service, and you did not reconfigure your Mac Mail client, an "Unable to Connect" popup may appear.

If you see the popup, please do one of the following:

Published: 30Jul2015

McGill Software site unavailable Wednesday, August 5 from 7am to 9am


The McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software) will be unavailable due to maintenance on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 for approximately 2 hours starting at 7 am

Windows 10: IT Services urges users to wait

Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 10, will be publically available on July 29th. Since Microsoft is offering it free of charge for many users, and it includes several significant improvements, there’s a lot of excitement surrounding its release. This new version of Windows sees fundamental change to its look and feel, in addition to what’s under the hood. One of these changes includes the upgrade process itself, which is now simpler than ever. Early adopters of Windows 10 can upgrade from Windows 7 or 8 almost as easily as installing monthly Windows updates. 

Published: 28Jul2015

New Purchasing Procedures for printing devices

uPrint, McGill’s university-wide printing service is available throughout McGill and has demonstrated that it is a cost-effective, sustainable solution for managing the majority of McGill’s printing needs. To further streamline operations and maintenance costs associated with printing, we are now looking to reduce the number of individual printing devices, which are installed by departments in various offices and are not part of the uPrint network.

Published: 23Jul2015

Pension System Maintenance - Saturday, July 25, 7 am to 7 pm


The McGill Pensions System will be unavailable on Saturday, July 25, from 7 am to 7 pm due to planned maintenance.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Phishing scam: "Subject: Outlook/Login-Mail"

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "Outlook/Login-Mail". The message says that some incoming emails are blocked, and that you need to unlock them. A sample of the email is shown below.

Published: 1Jun2015