AV Help Desk
Room 343, 100 McCaul  
416-977-6000, Ext. 227

IT Help Desk
Room 317a, 100 McCaul
416-977-6000, Ext. 277

Laptop Help Desk
Room 341, 100 McCaul
416-977-6000, Ext. 444


1. Log in to your OCAD e-mail account

Your faculty e-mail address is the official method of communication with the university and your students. Log in at

Your faculty email username and password provides access to email, the wireless network, faculty and computer studio desktop computers, and Canvas. Your username is usually your first initial followed by your last name. If you forget your password, please come directly to the service window at 317a with your OCAD University ID card to have your password reset. Contact the IT Help Desk at x277 for assistance.

2. Log in to Canvas

Canvas is OCAD U's learning management system. It has a number of strengths that particularly suit it to art and design education.

3. How do I use the AV equipment in the smart classrooms?  


All smart classrooms require a media kit (key, AV cables, and remote control).

If your class is on the 5 th or 6 th floor in the Sharp Center media kits are available out of the Laptop Program Help Desk, room 664. If your class is located in the main building at 100 McCaul (floors 1 through 4) media kits are available at AV Loans, room 341.

If your class is located in 113 McCaul, media kits are available from First Year Laptop Help Desk, room 1301.

If your class is located at 205 Richmond the rooms are “self serve”.  Each room has a key inside of a lock box. Please contact South Campus Help Desk in room 7701 or phone 4655 to get the code.

4. Get Your Questions Answered

IT Services staff aim to be accessible and helpful. Contact us and we'll help you out.  Talk to us about proposals and possibilities for new initiativies, such as streaming video, podcasting and video conferencing.



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