We are delighted to announce that all full time and part time students who are not permanent full time McMaster employees have migrated to Google Apps for Education email. No other migrations are planned at this time. All new full time and part time students will have their email on the email powered by Google.
With the migration, Google Apps for Education email account is the official means of communication with between students and faculty and staff. The usage of Google Apps for Education is subject to McMaster University's policies and Code of Conduct. This email account is different from your personal gmail account. Access to and retention of McMaster Google Apps account is subject to the same regulations and set of rules, i.e. account creation and expiration.
Please review the FAQ page for further information and answers to your questions regarding your Google Apps for Education email acccount for Medical students at McMaster. Feel free to ask additional questions so we can continuously update our FAQ page via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Google Apps for Education
At this time, students have available, four Google Apps which they can use for the duration of their stay at McMaster.
Google Email - as noted above, this now becomes the official means of communication for the student with staff and faculty.
Google Drive - a internet based storage drive which allows for storing up to 5 GB of data, and is available anywhere the student is connected to the interent.
Google Docs - and online document creation tool which allows for spreadsheets, text documents and presentations. These are compatible with Microsoft Office programs and can be stored in Google Drive.
Google Calendar - an online calendaring system which allows the student to schedule his/her life, both academic and personal, with ease of visibilty onscreen.