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new itemVoting begins today - Student Elections to the Board of Governors, Senate, and University Planning Committee

  • Elections will be held on March 6 - 8, 2018 to fill undergraduate and graduate student vacancies on the Board of Governors, Senate, and University Planning Committee. The elections will be conducted on line at To view the list of candidates and for information on voting, please visit the University Secretariat Election website. Questions about the election may be directed to the University Secretariat at

new item Avenue to Learn Updates - February 2018

  • Avenue will update on February 15th - there will be no downtime associated with this update. However, there will be two new features that may impact your workflow. This month's update involves an improvement to My Courses and an opt-in visual improvement for Instructors that create their questions within Avenue to Learn. For more information please see our support wiki's page for the 2018 Updates.

new item2018 Spring/Summer 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.