IT Services News Summary

In case you missed it, this page contains a recap of new IT services and updates to services announced over the past few months. This page will be updated approximately twice a year. For the most recent IT news see the Announcements column at the right.

What happened from September through December 2017

IT Services unveiled a redesigned home page

Using feedback gathered from the McGill community, we’ve revamped the layout of the IT Services website home page, with new navigation options and a slightly different focus.


IT Services Strategic Plan

This 3-year strategic plan contains our mission & vision, objectives, 2017 priorities and links to McGill's 5-year IT roadmap. 


Launched in December 2017, students can now obtain both printed and electronic versions of their official transcripts online through Minerva.



WMS (Web Management System), new features

The Web team delivered several new features that had been popularly requested by site managers across the McGill community.


Enrolment Verification Application

EVA is an administrative application used by the Scholarships & Student Aid Office (SSAO) to manage the confirmation of students' eligibility for government financial aid.



Recruitment to Retirement Program Selects New Tool

The new tool, Workday, was chosen to replace the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) portion of Banner, and the Payroll One-time Payment System (POPS). The program team is in the process of configuring it for McGill's needs.


Network and Information Security Upgrade

The Network and Information Security Upgrade has been refreshing the wireless infrastructure throughout the campus. They have recently selected a new antivirus solution, Cisco AMP for Endpoints, which is being deployed on McGill work computers.