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March 23, 2021

Update: External email issues resolved

Update March 23 at 2:07 p.m. This morning’s external email issue has been resolved. All new email should be delivered immediately. Email that was queued . . .

March 18, 2021

McMaster student email is changing this summer – here’s what you need to know

It’s true. Starting after exams, McMaster student email move from Gmail into the Microsoft 365 Outlook environment.  “It will take time to adjust, that’s for sure,” . . .

March 15, 2021

Update: Microsoft issues resolved

Update March 16: The Microsoft issues are now resolved.  ________ March 15: Microsoft is currently experiencing widespread issues. McMaster users may not be able to . . .

March 15, 2021

Prestigious lecture series welcomes historian Quinn Slobodian

In 1979, when Dr. Harry Lyman Hooker left McMaster a $25 million bequest that funds, among other things, an annual visiting professorship and lecture series, . . .

March 9, 2021

Fraudulent emails targeting McMaster

The McMaster IT Security Services team has received numerous reports of malicious messages purporting to come from the university. The reported emails contain a .html attachment that, . . .

March 4, 2021

Sustainability in the Archives, two free virtual events

Join the McMaster Library Sustainability Committee and explore archival acquisitions relating to sustainability — in two — virtual, of course — forays through the archives. . . .

March 4, 2021

Teaching Staff Elections to Faculty Committees and University-wide Governing Bodies

Elections will be held on March 15 – 17, 2021 to fill teaching staff vacancies on the Board of Governors, Senate, and Faculty Committees. The elections will . . .

March 4, 2021

Non-Teaching Staff Elections to the Board of Governors and the University Planning Committee

Elections will be held on March 15 – 17, 2021 to fill non-teaching staff vacancies on the Board of Governors and the University Planning Committee. The elections . . .

March 4, 2021

Student Elections to the Board of Governors and the Senate

Elections will be held on March 15 – 17, 2021 to fill undergraduate student vacancies on the Board of Governors and the Senate, and graduate student vacancies . . .

March 3, 2021

The Mosaic Finance system is getting an update

On March 6th, University Technology Services (UTS) will be performing an upgrade to the finance modules software within Mosaic. This upgrade provides us with the . . .

February 24, 2021

Claiming home office expenses on your 2020 taxes

University employees who’ve been working remotely since last March are eager to learn how working from home could translate into a 2020 tax deduction. The . . .

February 3, 2021

Live captions now available on Zoom

Live transcription is now available on Zoom for the McMaster community. The new feature generates an AI-powered live transcription, and can be enabled by the . . .

February 1, 2021

Meet Mac: the registrar’s office’s new chatbot

The registrar’s office has launched MAC, a new chatbot that is designed to answer students’ questions about topics like OSAP, fees, admissions, enrolment scholarships and . . .

January 22, 2021

Call for nominations: Board of Governors, Senate and the University Planning Committee

Elections will be held in March 2021, to fill vacant undergraduate student, graduate student, teaching staff, and non-teaching staff representative seats on the following University-wide . . .

January 22, 2021

Expense report changes in Mosaic

The travel and expense module has been updated in Mosaic. Each expense type is associated with a default account number, and some expenses were defaulting . . .

January 19, 2021

Connectivity 2021: McMaster’s fourth annual IT Forum

Connectivity 2021 approaches! McMaster’s 4th annual IT Forum is set to begin February 16th through the 19th. This year’s virtual forum is hosted by the Office of . . .

January 18, 2021

Nominations Open: President’s Awards for Community Engaged Research

Nominations are now open for the President’s Awards for Community Engaged Research. The awards recognize and celebrate teams of campus and community representatives who are . . .

January 14, 2021

Siren testing: Thursday, January 14 at 10:20 a.m.

The siren alert and the Alertus Notification system will be tested on Thursday, January 14, at approximately 10:20 a.m. Those who have the McMaster Safety . . .

January 13, 2021

Microsoft 365 maintenance alert: Monday, Jan. 18, 2021

Please note, changes will soon be made to Microsoft365 to improve security. This change is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. People . . .

January 11, 2021

Policy update list for the 2020 calendar year now available

A complete list of policies, procedures and guidelines that were revised or newly established during the 2020 calendar year is now available on the  University . . .