Getting started with myCourses

Watch these videos to learn how to:

Navigate myCourses

Search for your courses

Access class recordings

Find course materials

Use the discussion boards

Submit an assignment

Take a quiz

Check your grades

Make the most of discussion forums

Additional resources

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McGill’s IT Knowledge Base

The IT Knowledge Base (KB) has an index of myCourses documentation, videos, tips, and FAQs to help you navigate myCourses.



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You may also want to download the Brightspace Pulse mobile app from the App Store or Google Play. This app allows you to stay connected and on track with your courses, as well as see notifications.
*Outside of McGill, myCourses is known as Brightspace.


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McGill IT Support

If you experience any technical issues or errors with myCourses, or require technical support, contact the IT Service Desk

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