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Email and Accounts

Accounts MAC ID

MAC ID is a unique, common identifier enabling single sign-on for a number of McMaster systems and applications.

Your MAC ID is not your employee or student number.


UTS provides one central mail hosts running Communigate Pro, a web based email application. UnivMail is the host machine for faculty, staff, and retirees. Univmail customers can use other email clients such as Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird or MacMail to access their email accounts on Univmail. McMaster StudentMail powered by Google is for undergraduate and graduate students.

Corporate Calendar

Corporate Calendar is a calendar and scheduling software application that can be used to schedule events, resources and tasks with users across McMaster University in order to coordinate meetings at convenient times, as well as receive reminders before scheduled meetings.

Corporate Information Systems (Oracle)

McMaster's administrative web based Corporate Information Systems.

Software Requirements:

Microsoft Windows XP(SP3 Only)/Vista/7/8

Internet Explorer 7.0 and higher

Mozilla Firefox 18.0 and higher

Google Chrome

Mac OS X 10.6 and higher

Safari for OS X

* Not all web browsers are compatible with these applications! *














Service Bulletins

  • MAC ID Password Expiry

    Beginning in May 2016, MAC ID passwords at McMaster expire annually. Learn more at

Service Desk

Client Self Service:
Hours: Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Phone: 905-525-9140 x24357 (2HELP)
Location: Main Campus BSB Rm. 245
Service Catalogue:

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