IT services for Faculty/Researchers

Tools and resources for each stage of your McGill journey:
New to McGill   >   Start of term   >   Essential tools & services for teaching   >   End of term   >   Research   >   Retiring / leaving McGill

New to McGill - sign in and connect

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McGill username & password

Set up your McGill username and password.

Learn more about your McGill ID and Minverva PIN.

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Two-factor
authentication

Add a second layer of protection to your McGill account by setting up 2FA.

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McGill
email

Access your McGill email.


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Software & tools

Find out what software you can use. Consult your local tech support before installing on work computers.

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WiFi network

McGill has WiFi throughout both campuses, in residences, and even on campus shuttle buses. Guest WiFi and eduroam are also available.

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Virtual private network

The VPN allows you to access protected resources when working remotely.


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University notifications

Receive urgent messages rapidly with this automated notification service.

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Identity management

Find out how to change your name / title and other information in McGill records and systems.

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Lunchtime learning

Lunchtime learning  is offered on popular topics: Office 365 tools & D2 document management and more.

 


Start of term

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myCourses LMS

Set up your course space, syllabus, copy components from previous years.

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Preparation checklist

Make sure you're set up on all IT systems, and review your classroom equipment.

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Lecture recording

Sign up for lecture recording before the start of each term and learn how to use the tool.


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Collaboration tools

Software and online tools for sharing ideas and content: ProPlus suite, MS Teams, OneDrive, Stream video, Yammer, & more.

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Audiovisual services

View AV equipment in your classroomNeed to borrow? See Audiovisual loans.

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Teaching remotely

IT resources to teach remotely when on-campus activity is restricted. View Teaching and Learning Services for additional information.


Essential services & tools to complement your teaching

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Surveys & polls

Use Polling @ McGill for class participation; Office 365 Forms for quick online surveys; Use LimeSurvey for research.

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Web conferencing

Compare web conferencing tools at McGill to see which is right for you: Webex, Zoom, MS Teams.

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Document management

Compare options for storing, sharing and managing documents: D2, OneDrive, MS Teams, network drives.


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Policies

Ensure you are using McGill IT services responsibly. View our policies, regulations, directives and standards.

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Stay safe online

Protect your personal information, your research or work data, and devices with some tips and resources.


End of term

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Exams

Plan for final exams using Secure Exams and tools, such as Crowdmark.

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Grades

Find out how to enter grades in myCourses, and transfer final grades to Minerva.

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Course evaluations

Encourage your students to submit course evaluations.


Doing research

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Research administration

Need access to research networks and resources for your research project? We can help assess your needs.

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myLab

Manage your lab equipment & chemicals and stay compliant with regulations.

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Darwin (animal care)

A tool to manage all aspects of research involving animals.


Retiring / leaving McGill

Find out what IT services are available when you leave McGill.

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