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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) - experiencing intermittent problems

Thu, 2013-12-12 14:23

There are currently intermittent problems with the uApply system. The technical team is working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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

Wed, 2013-12-11 13:23

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 current practice. The prepended notice will also contain a brief description of why the email could not be scanned.

There are a few reasons why email messages cannot be scanned by the Antispam system, including if the email:

  • is encrypted and password-protected or it contains an attachment that is password-protected.
  • contains an attachment th
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Resolved: Problem reaching McGill phone numbers from outside

Wed, 2013-12-11 12:05

Status update - Wedesday, December 11:
The problem reported below was resolved at around 4:00 pm this afternoon.

Original announcement - December 11, 12:00 pm:
There is currently a problem with the Telephone service. External callers are not able to call in to McGill. Please check the IT Services web page for status updates at www.mcgill.ca/it.

We apologize for this inconvenience.

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Phishing email targeting McGill Faculty, subject: "New Library Resources for Faculty Members"

Tue, 2013-12-10 11:00

A phishing attempt is circulating with the Subject line: "New Library Resources for Faculty Members ", and Sender: "library [at] mcgill [dot] ca". A sample email is shown below.  

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - Dec 18

Wed, 2013-12-18 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, December 18, between 4 pm and 6 pm.  The system may 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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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - Dec 11

Wed, 2013-12-11 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation to install an updated on Wednesday, December 11, 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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myCourses - intermittent login problems

Mon, 2013-12-02 11:39

The myCourses system is currently experiencing intermittent errors when users attempt to log in. If you are unable to log in to myCourses, please close your browser and try again in a few minutes.

The vendor is working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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2nd floor of McIntyre Medical reborn as high-tech CyberMed

Fri, 2013-11-29 15:03

Read article on the McGill Reporter on how not even a five-week construction strike could stop the transformation of empty storage into high-tech hub.

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Resolved: myCourses - problems with uploading files and using various tools

Thu, 2013-11-28 15:39

Status update, 6:50 pm
The issues reported below have now been resolved.

Initial announcement:
myCourses is currently experiencing server problems; with the result that users cannot:

  • Upload files 
  • Import or export grades (instructors)
  • Access tools such as Discussions, some Course Home pages, etc.

The vendor is working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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REZ Wireless maintenance, December 10

Tue, 2013-12-10 05:00 - 07:00

Maintenance will be performed on the REZ wireless network on Tuesday, December 10 starting at 5:00 am and ending at around 7:00 am.

If you are in one of the following buildings, you may be disconnected from the REZ wireless network for a brief period of time (approximately 15 minutes) during the maintenance period:

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