Continuing update: Network slowdown


Published: 3Sep2021

IT Services continues to investigate the network issues.

In order to assist our technical staff resolve the issues you are experiencing, please provide us with as much of the following information as possible when communicating your issue to the service desk.

  1. Is your network problems with just one service (eg. Zoom, Teams, etc.) or global (all services)?
  2. Do you have the same problem when accessing McGill websites (eg., and other websites (, etc).
  3. Provide the exact location (building and room number) where the network problem occurs.
  4. Confirm the type of devices used that are experiencing a network problem.
    Provide their MAC addresses. For instructions on finding a MAC address, refer to:


MESSAGE posted September 2, 2021 at 09:37

There are still intermittent issue with the wired and wireless service on campus. IT Services continues to investigate.

The Lenel service is fully operational.


ORIGINAL MESSAGE posted September 1, 2021 at 16:56

There are currently intermittent issues with connectivity and internet access to McGill or VPN.

The issues are affecting authentication, wireless connection, Lenel (card reader) and possibly other systems.

We thank you for your patience while we work to resolve this issue. 



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