Welcome to McMaster!

On behalf of our community, we would like to welcome you to McMaster University and congratulate you on your new appointment.

Here you will find a community of talented individuals who are inspired by the University's Mission and the sense of purpose this mission brings. It is through these talented individuals, their creativity and drive for results that McMaster University has earned its reputation as being Canada's "most innovative" university.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 full-time and part-time employees, McMaster University feels much like a small city. For this reason, we would like you to get to know the campus and the services that are available to you.

First Day Essentials

The following links will provide you with all the information you need to begin your new career here at McMaster.

Orientation Resources

New Employee Orientation Program

The McMaster New Employee Orientation Program (NEO) is designed to be an informative and highly interactive experience to welcome new employees to the University.

Find out more here.

McMaster Online Resource Essentials

McMaster Online Resource Essentials (MORE) is a collection of information housed in Avenue2Learn. MORE includes core McMaster information like:

  • Governance & Structure
  • Mission & Strategy, and
  • History & Reputation

There are also Human Resources and Financial procedures and practices for your reference. Learn about MORE




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