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October 1, 2020

A virtual reading, Q&A with Writer-in-eResidence Janet Rogers

Meet the 2020-21 Writer-in-eResidence, Janet Rogers, as she reads selections of her poetry accompanied by guitarist Josh Miller and Mohawk speaker, Candace Maracle. This special online . . .

October 1, 2020

Cyber security month is your golden ticket to win prizes

Working, learning, and teaching remotely has introduced many innovative ways to stay connected and access McMaster resources from home. At the same time, the McMaster . . .

September 28, 2020

Resolved: McMaster email and other services affected by widespread Microsoft 365 issue

Update (Tuesday, September 29, 8:55 a.m.) Last night at 5:25 p.m. ET, Microsoft experienced an outage impacting access to several services across North America. McMaster . . .

September 25, 2020

Email maintenance: Sunday, September 27

Please be advised that University Technology Services (UTS) will be performing email infrastructure maintenance on Sunday, September 27. Start time: Sunday, September 27 2020 at 8:00 . . .

September 23, 2020

McMaster Mail (Microsoft 365) service interruption continues

Similar to the issue that we experienced on Wednesday afternoon, we are once again experiencing issues with incoming email. Users will be able to exchange . . .

September 21, 2020

McMaster, SEIU reach tentative agreement

The University and the Services Employees International Union (SEIU) have reached a tentative contract agreement. SEIU represents a group of machinists at McMaster. The tentative . . .

September 18, 2020

Congratulations to McMaster’s entrance award winners

“Welcome to McMaster and congratulations on receiving the President’s Entrance Award. This is a huge achievement and a recognition of the hard work, dedication and . . .

September 18, 2020

IT Security Notice: Microsoft 365 phishing alert 

The IT Security team has received reports about malicious attachments being shared via Microsoft 365 applications. As a result, there has been an increase in . . .

September 18, 2020

Register today: SHIFT 2020, presented by The Socrates Project, is just five days away

SHIFT 2020 is a three-day online festival that will feature outstanding scientists, artists, scholars and entrepreneurs, including activist Naomi Klein, Margaret Atwood in conversation with . . .

September 17, 2020

Writer-in-residence, Janet Marie Rogers, wants to meet with aspiring authors (virtually)

Janet Marie Rogers, this year’s Mabel Pugh Taylor writer-in-residence, is now available to virtually meet with aspiring authors for free, one-on-one consultations about their work. . . .

September 16, 2020

Lyons New Media Centre celebrates 10 years of creativity

10 years ago this month, the Lyons New Media Centre officially opened its doors. A unique and innovative space, the Centre was created to provide . . .

September 14, 2020

IT Notice: Avenue to Learn issue resolved

This issue has now been resolved. Please note that some online learning services, including Avenue to Learn, are currently not available. This issue is caused . . .

September 14, 2020

Major power outage affecting parts of Hamilton

According to the Hamilton Spectator, Alectra Utilities reported a widespread power failure in the City of Hamilton this morning affecting 48,136 customers. Power began to . . .

September 11, 2020

It’s bursary season

Applications are now being accepted for McMaster’s Tuition Bursary Program and Tuition Assistance Program for the 2020/21 academic year. The application process has changed for . . .

September 4, 2020

Call for applications: student representatives on the University Student Fees Committee

Students are invited to apply for student representative positions on the University Student Fees Committee for a one-year term, commencing in the first week in . . .

September 2, 2020

New service to enhance online learning for McMaster students in mainland China

McMaster University has a new network service available — the Alibaba VPN Global Accelerator. This service will enhance the online learning experience for students located . . .

September 1, 2020

Campus phone issue resolved

Update: This issue has now been resolved. McMaster’s Bell Megalink is currently down and is affecting incoming and some outgoing calls to the university. Our . . .

August 31, 2020

Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster

The university has received notification of a positive COVID case involving a graduate student. All areas where the student was on campus have been thoroughly . . .

August 31, 2020

Online orientation for new McMaster employees

New employees are invited to join fellow new employees for an online session to learn about McMaster University. This program’s purpose is to welcome new . . .

August 28, 2020

Campus siren testing on Thursday, September 3

Security Services will be testing the campus sirens on Thursday, September 3 at approximately 10:20 a.m. Alertus and Safety App notifications will be sent to . . .