Email: Your McGill Email Address (usually in the form of firstname [dot] lastname [at] mcgill [dot] ca) is the official way the University communicates with you by email. Access your email using your McGill Username and McGill Password.
Wireless coverage: All members of the McGill community have access to a secure wireless network on the downtown and Macdonald campuses.
Virtual Private Network (VPN): Connecting to McGill's VPN allows you to access campus-restricted systems from anywhere, so you can continue your research and study.
eduroam: Faculty can use their McGill Username and Password to log into wireless networks at participating universities in Europe, Canada, Asia and Australia.
blogs.mcgill.ca (Knowledgebase service description): All McGill administrative units, faculties, departments, student groups, research groups, and publishers of McGill’s official publications are entitled to use blogs.mcgill.ca (web page). Use this virtual space to share text or multimedia with the global online community.
Access to Research Networks: In addition to the default McGill internet access, McGill researchers may also use research networks such as RISQ (Quebec), CANARIE (Canada), Internet2 (US), and similar International networks.
myCourses (service description): From myMcGill, students and instructors access the NEW myCourses (login page), the online learning management system that delivers course content and announcements, multimedia, grades and surveys, as well as tools for discussion, assessment and assignments.
Lecture Recording System: Instructors can request the automatic recording of lectures for a course (including demonstrations or student presentations) throughout a term if they are teaching in an LRS-equipped classroom.
Educational Technologies (workshop descriptions): This group supports the effective use of technological tools used by the McGill academic community in educational and research activities. Ed Tech consultants are available to meet with you, either one-on-one or in a group session, to discuss your needs for selecting and integrating technology. To request our services, please complete the request form.
For more see the Teaching and Learning category on the IT Services home page.
Classroom Audiovisual Support Services: In-class telephone support for instructors is provided for all McGill classrooms that come equipped with AV equipment. Additionally, instructors can use the Classroom Audiovisual Instructions tool to choose a building and classroom and view images of the room and layout of AV equipment, operating instructions, and video demonstrations. Instructors are encouraged to consult this tool and make sure they know how to set up the equipment before a semester begins.
Audiovisual equipment loans: The university offers Audiovisual Equipment Loans with service points on both of its campuses to allow faculty members to borrow data projectors, digital audio devices, tripods, cameras, camcorders and more...
Academic laptop program: This program assists tenured and tenure-track professors by subsidizing part or all of the costs of purchasing laptop or tablet computers to be used for teaching purposes...
Software licenses: Downloadable software applications, including antivirus, VPN and citation management software, are distributed without charge to the McGill community, including all students. New applications are frequently becoming available.