Information Box Group
McMaster Mail Licenses
|Staff, Faculty, Researcher||Suite of licensed applications with download capability|
|Contractor, MACID Email, NONMacSup, Upd Inst||Suite of licensed applications without download capability|
|Retiree (except professors emeritus)||Exchange Online (McMaster Mail email with web access only)|
|Professors Emeritus||Suite of licensed applications with download capability|
|Role-based accounts||Exchange Online (McMaster Mail email with web access only)|
|Medical Student||Suite of licensed applications with download capability.Includes Exchange Online|
|Person of Interest (POI)||Suite of licensed applications with download capability|
Accessing Email on Your Devices
Accessing McMaster Mail via web browser:
You can access McMaster Mail via most web browsers, including Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari. The URL to access your new email service is http://mail.mcmaster.ca/.
Recommended versions of Outlook on your PC or Mac:
McMaster University provides email and calendaring services to retirees via web browser, however individuals may use their own software to access email as well.
If you would like to access your McMaster email via Outlook software on your PC or Mac, it will be important to use Outlook 2013 (at minimum) for the best functionality. If you have Outlook 2013, your software should function well, however McMaster recommends using the web browser version in this case.
Please see step-by-step instructions here on how to check what version you have (based on your type of device).
Recommendations for mobile and other devices:
|Apple Mac OS X||
*Note: earlier versions may work, but are not recommended by UTS.
- Increased Storage (50GB)
- Reliable integration with mobile devices
- Enhanced security
Is macmail.mcmaster.ca not working?
How to access your email service via web browser:
How to use the ‘Focused Inbox’ feature and turn it off: