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At McGill, we are all on a journey.  Although we may each work towards different goals during our time here, one thing is certain: Each one of us needs to stay cybersafe from beginning to end.

Tools and resources for each stage of your McGill journey:
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McGill credentials

Set up your McGill username and password.

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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

McGill's online email service is part of Microsoft's Office 365 package.

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Administrative systems

View and manage HR information in Workday. Use Banner INB and Minerva for Financial, and Student data.

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You'll need training before accessing administrative systems, such as Banner, the Web Management System and more.

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Lunchtime learning

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

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Telephone | Mobile

Set up features and voicemail. View the employee mobile plan provided by McGill Procurement Services.

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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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Essential tools and services


Send your print jobs from anywhere and pick up at any uPrint device on campus. You can even email documents from your smartphone.

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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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Virtual private network

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

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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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Document management

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

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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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Microsoft Office Forms

Microsoft Office offers a great tool to conduct surveys and elicit


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LimeSurvey is a robust solution for your research projects data collection needs.

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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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Audiovisual services

View AV equipment in your classroom.

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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.

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Retiring / leaving McGill

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

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