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Phishing scam: "Subject: Dear mcgill.ca Email User"

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "Subject: Dear mcgill.ca Email User". The message says that we are updating our email database due to upcoming firewall upgrade and that you need to revalidate your email account to avoid it being deleted. A sample of the email is shown below.

Please DO NOT click on the link. Delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email.

Published: 20May2015

Phishing scam: "Subject: Your Account will be Temporary Suspended"

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "Subject: Your Account will be Temporary Suspended". The message says that your mailbox is running out of data storage and will be suspended, and asks you to log on to a fraudulent website to upgrade / add more data space. A sample of the email is shown below.

Published: 20May2015

Resolved - Login issues with Banner (INB)

Update - 11:55am

The issue has been resolved. If you experienced the issue, you will need to close and then reopen your browser.

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Some users cannot log in to Banner (INB). When attempting to do so, they get an "Ora-12154 TNS Error" error message that asks them to close down their Java Client and try again.

If you experience the issue, please close your Banner window and browser, wait a minute or two, then try again. 

IT Services is investigating; we apologize for the inconvenience.

Published: 14May2015

Skype for Business client is now available for Windows Lync users

On May 13, IT Services released the new Skype for Business client to supported McGill faculty & staff users that have Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed on their computers. It includes:

Published: 13May2015

Price increase for uPrint campus printing

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

 

Monochrome impressions (prints and copies):

Letter and Legal sizes: from $0.063 per impression to $0.065 per impression
Tabloid (11 x 17): from $0.126/ per impression to $0.13 per impression

Colour impressions (

Published: 13May2015

Phishing scam: "Subject: RE: Faculty/Staff/ Student"

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "RE: Faculty/Staff/ Student". The message says that your mail settings are out of date and asks you to log on to a fraudulent website to update your mailbox. A sample of the email is shown below.

Published: 12May2015

uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - September 30

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The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, September 30, 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.

uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - September 23

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The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, September 23, 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.

uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - September 16

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The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, September 16, 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.

uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - September 9

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The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, September 9, 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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