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new itemChanges on the Avenue Login Screen

  • Changes on the Avenue Login Screen to Coordinate with BrighterWorld Web Template:
    On the early morning of Tuesday October 23 2018 the appearance of the authentication login screen that Avenue uses to allow people in will change to reflect the McMaster BrighterWorld look and feel. If you have any questions or experience any issues after this change please notify the University Technology Services (UTS) service desk at at

new itemSign-up for Avenue to Learn Blended Workshop Sessions

  • Workshops for Avenue to Learn are now available for Faculty and Staff. Please register here: Please read the details on the page before you sign up, so you are prepared to bring your own laptop, as well as go over the self-directed study area on our support wiki.

Avenue to Learn Updates - August 2018

  • Avenue updates for August can be found at the support wiki's page for the 2018 Updates - There have been new features that may impact your workflow (also check previous month’s updates on the wiki). This month's update involves an improvement to the My Courses widget for tabbed viewing/grouping by semester (Classic homepage only). NOTE: Personal Dashboard view will be phased out in coming weeks.

2018/2019 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.