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University Technology Services


Employee Catalogue

All UTS provided services for employees.


Account Management

Allows the maintenance of your MacID password | Link

Avenue to Learn

A place to access and host class information, grades, assessments and more! | Link

Computer Labs

Information on UTS computer labs and Virtual Desktop | Link


Educause is a nonprofit association whose mission is "to advance higher education through the use of information technology. | Link

Employee Email

McMaster Mail is the email and calendaring service provided to faculty and staff members | Link

Gartner for Technical Professionals

Gartner's in-depth technical expertise equips IT practitioners and technical teams with information across the entire project life cycle. | Link

Guest Accounts

Allocate a temporary ID for guests of the University to access campus resources. | Link

IT Infrastructure Maintenance

Maintenance schedule, scheduled black outs and other notifications regarding IT infrastructure.  | Link

IT Security Security

Information Security for Students | Site


MacDrive is a privately hosted, secure, cloud storage solution offering features similar to commercial providers while ensuring that the information and the controls are in the hands of McMaster University. Cloud storage solutions are robust and convenient. | Link


MacID is your unique, common identifier, single sign-on for a number of McMaster systems and applications. | Link

Mosaic Employees and Faculty

Mosaic access is based on the user’s MacID. Users are granted additional access based on their roles at the university. | Link

Multi-Factor Authentication

MFA for Microsoft 365 | Site

Network – Staff and Faculty

Information on the accessible, secure, and robust University network | Link

Network Shared Drives Access

Information on UTS provided shared drive access | Link

Office 365

Comprehensive information regarding Microsoft Office 365. | Site

Person of Interest/Role Based Accounts

A Person of Interest (POI) request allows visitors of the university to gain access to McMaster services by supplying them with a MacID. | Link

Software Licencing – Staff & Faculty

McMaster provides opportunities for software licenses to be purchased at reduced educational prices or at no cost. Software licenses available for purchase are only available to staff and faculty and must be purchased with a McMaster account. | Link


Information on Telecommunications, products and services | Site

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

VPN Client software allows faculty, staff, and retirees to connect to the McMaster University network from an off-campus computer anywhere on the Internet and appear as though your computer is on campus | Link

Web Services

Get information on the various web services provided by UTS | Site


Wireless network information at McMaster | Link


All eligible McMaster faculty, staff and active students now have access to licensed accounts! | Link