myCourses is McGill's learning management system for online teaching and learning and is used in over 1500 courses per term by thousands of students. Most courses are using myCourses in a hybrid or blended fashion, as an enhancement to classroom-based instruction.
myCourses provides users with a web-based learning environment, in which instructors can upload course files, organize class discussions, collaborative group activities, and online office hours. myCourses is most frequently used by instructors to distribute course materials, quizzes, assignments and grades and feedback.
Key features of myCourses that support teaching and learning:
Secure online environment:
myCourses course sites can only be accessed by users enrolled in the course. myCourses thus provides a secure online environment that can be used to facilitate communication, assessment and collaboration among course participants, while protecting students' rights to privacy and confidentiality.
All myCourses documentation for instructors has been moved to the Teaching and Learning Knowledge Base
McGill instructors and students.
Go to the myCourses website: https://mcgill.ca/mycourses and click the link to Log in to myCourses.
You can also access the system directly at https://mycourses2.mcgill.ca
If your course or section does not appear and you are registered as an instructor in Minerva, you may need to manually enable the section.
There is no cost to use this service.
This service is available 24 X 7. In the event of an unscheduled downtime, please check Announcements on the myMcGill portal or on the IT Services site for more information.
See FAQs for instructors in the Teaching and Learning Knowledge Base.
When planning your courses for the coming year, please take into account the scheduled maintenance downtimes.
Contact the IT Service Desk