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new itemAvenue to Learn Updates - July 2018

  • Avenue updates for July can be found at the support wiki's page for the 2018 Updates - There are new features that may impact your workflow. This month's update involves the Assignments tool with a new text submission type workflow, and some new Turnitin options.

new itemAvenue to Learn Login now available

  • The Avenue to Learn login was unavailable from approximately 10:30am until 11:40am on July 16th, 2018. The issue has now been resolved. If you still cannot login, refresh your web browser screen and try again. We apologize for any impact this may have on your studies.

new item2018/2019 Fall/Winter Course Request Form

Office 365 now available to all McMaster students

  • McMaster students and faculty now have access to Office 365 - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other tools to support your studies and research. For more information on this, go to For any questions regarding Office 365, please contact the University Technology Services HelpDesk at

D2L Pulse App

  • Thanks to modifications to the way you login to Avenue to Learn, we now are pleased to introduce you to D2L's (the company who makes Avenue to Learn) app, Brightspace Pulse. This free app will assist you in keeping on top of your workload, as well as notify you when courses you are enrolled in on Avenue to Learn are updated. To download the iOS version for iPhone users here is the link: For the Android version download it from the Google Play store through this link: While we are not the developers of this app, we can provide some basic support around configuring it for use at McMaster. If you have feedback for D2L, feel free to put in a ticket and we will pass on that information to D2L.