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IT services for Students

Watch our expert-led webinar to learn more about the services offered to students.

Tools and resources for each stage of your McGill journey:  
Newly accepted to McGill   >   During your studies   >  Managing your path to success > End of term   >   Graduating / leaving McGill

Newly accepted to McGill

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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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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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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.


During your studies

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Register for courses

Use Visual Schedule Builder to select your courses. Then register in Minerva.

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Courses

Go to myCourses for online assignments & syllabus. Zoom is used for remote classes. See Teaching & Learning site for more. 

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Lecture recordings

If your instructor records the class lectures you can review them at your own pace.

 


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Software & tools

Find out about free software available to registered students.

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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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uPrint

Print your documents from anywhere, and pick up at any uPrint device on campus.

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Computer labs

McGill provides computers in Libraries and many public areas on campus.

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OneDrive file storage

1 terabyte of free secured cloud storage. Sync files to your computer for online or offline access.


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Collaboration tools

Office 365 software and cloud-based tools: MS Teams, Yammer, OneDrive, Sway, Stream, and more.

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Polling @ McGill

Answer in-class surveys and questions via your mobile smartphone.

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Surveys

Need to collect information? Office 365 Forms is great for informal surveys; use LimeSurvey for your robust research projects.


Managing your path to success

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Get involved

 Learn new skills and make connections outside the classroom with myInvolvement.

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myFuture

Look for career opportunities and internships in your area of interest.

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Reach your goals

Graduate students can use myProgress to track and monitor progress towards your degree. Build a plan to achieve your development goals with myPath.


End of term

As you wind down the term, you may need the following:

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Grades

Find assignment grades in myCourses.
Go to Minerva for your transcripts.

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Course evaluations

Remember to submit an evaluation for each course.

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Student accounts

Go to Minerva to check your student account balance.


Graduating and/or leaving McGill

Find out what happens to your access to IT services when you leave.

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