Anti-spam quarantine to be replaced by anti-spam protection in Office 365

Published: 27Jul2017

In order to take full advantage of the features of Email on Office 365, IT Services will be replacing our anti-spam quarantine system with Office 365’s anti-spam protection features. 

Upcoming email changes to take advantage of Office 365 - June through Fall

Published: 24May2017

Starting in June and continuing into the fall, McGill IT Services will be making the following changes to optimize our email processes and gain the full benefits of moving to Email on Office 365:...

Resource account sponsors: McGill Password change and validation required

Published: 12May2017

 A reset of resource account passwords is required before May 24th, 2017.  For resource accounts that had their passwords changed on or after March 8th 2017, when the password reset was initiated,...

Termination of old '' and ‘’ email addresses

Published: 3May2017

Over the summer McGill IT Services will be clearing out old email accounts, which have not been moved to Office 365. Email addresses ending in “” and “” will be...

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

Published: 17Dec2015

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,...

New warning notices when emails cannot be scanned by McGill's Antispam system

Published: 11Dec2013

Beginning on December 12, 2013, McGill's Anti-spam system will prepend a notice to warn you when an email cannot be scanned; this is in addition to changing the Subject of the email, which is the...

Email maintenance, Tuesday, Nov 26


Maintenance will be performed on McGill's email infrastructure on Tuesday, November 26, from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. During this period there will be no disruption to email service./itCategory: IT...

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

Published: 11Oct2013

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...

McGill email on your new-generation BlackBerry device

Published: 25Mar2013

The new-generation BlackBerry device (Z10 and others) can retrieve your McGill email by synchronizing using ActiveSync. Please see the related link for more information.