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Connect to IT Tools

Technology tools and resources will be a big part of your experience at McGill. We've compiled some helpful tips to get you started. 

Fun fact: Did you know that "Archie", the first Internet search engine, was created at McGill?  You're welcome, Google!

  • Technical Glossary

    Make sense of McGill tech lingo with our
    Tech Glossary
  • MyMcGill Portal

    The myMcGill portal is your all-in-one access portal to McGill information systems such as Minerva, myCourses, email, and library resources
  • IT Services

    Discover everything IT Services has to offer along your McGill journey on the IT Services Students page
  • myCourses

    McGill's myCourses platform is our learning management system for online teaching and learning, and creates a highly interactive learning environment. It's also where undergrads can access McGill Essentials, and grad students can find Grad Life Orientation!
  • Preferred Name

    If the name you use every day is different from your legal name, you may want to update your preferred first name in Minerva. Here’s how to do it. If you want to make sure your chosen name appears in your email address, you need to set up an email alias. Visit Student Records to learn more about preferred names, aliases, and how the University is working to expand these changes.


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