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A diverse team of IT professionals provide a vast array of IT services at McMaster. This webpage provides an overview of what those services are and who to contact to receive them. If you would like your area added to this list, fill out the Contact Us form with the details!

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Computer Services Unit Learn More

CSU ensures that the Faculty of Health Sciences’ information technology requirements in administrative, clinical, educational, and research communities are met.


DeGroote School of Business (DSB-ITS) Learn More

The DSB Information Technology Services team is dedicated to providing exceptional technology service in support of the Faculty’s teaching, learning and research mission. DSB-ITS provides service to the main campus facility and the Ron Joyce Centre in Burlington across.


Digital Research Commons Pilot (DRCP) Learn More

The Digital Research Commons Pilot (DRCP) aims to build a more connected, capable, and researcher-focused approach to digital research support, which will improve access to systems, services, software, and training for researchers across the institution.


Faculty of Engineering Learn More

The Faculty of Engineering’s technology services are provided by various resources within each department. Their mission is to support the teaching and research goals of our faculty, students, and staff, and to provide leading-edge technology solutions for these initiatives.


Humanities Media and Computing Learn More

Humanities Media and Computing has been providing computing and technology support to the Faculty of Humanities at McMaster University for almost 30 years. They thrive on change, service excellence and resolving technological challenges. Mission Statement The mission of Humanities Media and Computing is to support the appropriate use of technology in instruction, research, and administration within the Faculty of Humanities.


Science IT (SciTech) Learn More

Science IT (SciTech) aims to collaborate in designing, building, and sustaining differentiated, performance-driven technology solutions. These solutions are focused on supporting research, teaching, and campus IT strategies within the Faculty of Science. This approach emphasizes a needs-based framework for technology development, aiming for solutions that are affordable, ethical, secure, accessible, and scalable.


Research & High-Performance Computing Support (RHPCS) Learn More

The Research & High-Performance Computing Support group provides computing support to the research and high-performance computing communities at McMaster. Our services include desktop and server system administration, web application programming, data visualization programming, data analysis programming, database design, personnel management, and almost any other kind of computer support you might need to support your research endeavours.


The Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship Learn More

The Sherman Centre provides consulting, instruction, and technical support to faculty, staff, students, and community members for all aspects of digital scholarship—from teaching and training to research, dissemination, and beyond.


Student Affairs Technology Team

The Student Affairs Tech Team provides full technology support to our clients within McMaster’s Department of Student Affairs. Our services include application and personal computing support, web site and application development and hosting , systems integration services as well as I.T. and technology project management. For further information, please contact Michael Sowerby ( Support requests may be forwarded to the SATT Helpdesk at or extension 23167.


Connectivity Newsletter Learn More

A monthly newsletter produced for the IT community, by the IT community. This activity is a communications experiment originating from the Tech Round Table (TRT) in response to feedback from our 2017 IT Forum. We welcome content submissions from all IT employees across campus.