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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - January 20


The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, January 20, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

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

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, archived mail messages will be moved from EVault to an “in-place” archive folder structure, which is accessible from Outlook 2010/2013/2016 on Windows and Outlook 2016. The archive folder, and subfolder structure, will also be available from the Outlook Web App (OWA), so you can access archived messages on the web if you don’t have one of these Outlook client applications.

Published: 17Dec2015

uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - December 23


The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, December 23, between 7:30 am and 8:00 am. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

McGill Software site unavailable Wednesday, December 16 from 7am to 9am


The McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software) will be unavailable due to maintenance on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 for approximately 2 hours starting at 7 am

Mac users: Trend Antivirus license extended till December 31, 2016

If you have Trend Antivirus for Mac, you may have noticed a message saying the "Trial Expires" December 31, 2015.The license has now been extended for another year, till December 31, 2016. Just click on the words “Trial Expires” and the new expiry date will take effect (you need to be connected to the Internet).

Published: 8Dec2015

Update for SofTest exam software now supports Mac OS X El Capitan and Windows 10

Attention Law Students: ExamSoft, the company that makes Softest online exam software, has released an update, which now supports Mac OS X 10.11- "El Capitan" and Windows 10. The update is automatically downloaded on computers that already have Softest installed.

Note that this version has a new login process that requires exam takers to enter their institution ID, "mcgill" for the McGill University Faculty of Law.  Find out more on the Law SAO site.

Published: 4Dec2015

WiFi expands outdoors

Starting this January, McGill IT Services will begin providing WiFi to outdoor areas on campus. Initially, two areas will be covered: the Roddick Gates and the crossroads between the main entry road and the road in front of the 3 Bares statue. Another two areas will be covered in the spring:  Redpath terrace and the James Sculpture Garden / James Square.

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Published: 2Dec2015

Infrastructure maintenance - potential impact on multiple IT systems


From Thursday, December 3rd, at 8:00 pm, to approximately 2:00 am on Friday morning, McGill IT Services will be performing some necessary infrastructure maintenance, which could impact multiple sy

Maintenance on Knowledge Base service Thursday, December 3, 2015


On Thursday, December 3, 2015, from 8:00 pm until to 2:00 am (December 4), access to McGill's Knowledge Base services for Information Technology and Financial Services will be intermittent due to maintenance.

McGill Classifed Ads New Location

The old WPS Classified Ads website (www.mcgill.ca/classified) has been archived. Find a link to the "MCGILL CLASSIFIED" on the top right-hand column of the McGill Reporter site at http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/.

Published: 26Nov2015