Keeping you updated with what's happening regarding ITSS

Non-Credit Student (Mia) Vanier Login

If you’re a student in a non-credit class, whereby you utilize Mia instead of Omnivox, your login process for Vanier resources (such as printers, computers, and the WiFi) is now different. You must login using “m” followed by your student ID number for your username, and “van” followed by your birthday mmddyy.

e.g.: Username: m1234567; Password: van121368 for December 13, 1968.

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Office 365 for Students

Vanier IT Support Services is very pleased to unveil a new cornerstone offering, taking advantage of our campus licensing with Microsoft to provide the Office 365 service to all students. As part of this, students will be able to download and install Microsoft Office for Windows, Mac, or iPad for free, in addition to gaining 1TB of cloud storage on Microsoft’s OneDrive, accessible from any mobile or desktop device. Most notably however, students will now have their own Vanier College email address, formatted as their student number This will allow them not-only 50 GB of email storage, but a education-standard email service, linked to their educational institution, which can then be utilized on other services to leverage the frequent discounts and services available exclusively for students – ranging from software to services, such as the New York Times subscription at half-price.

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Vanier Map gets better!

The Vanier interactive map which launched at the beginning of the Fall 2014 semester has gotten even better with its first major update. We’ve heard the suggestions from the Vanier Community, and have eagerly implemented some of them into the map. We are making every effort to grow this interactive map to meet the needs of new and current students alike, as well as the entire Vanier community, who, in the first week of classes alone used the interactive map over 1000 times.

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FAQ for Omnivox Finance & Purchasing System

Vanier’s Finance Department has come up with a list of questions and answers for members of the community designed to help you navigate through the Clara/Omnivox Finance and Purchasing System.
Should you require any additional information you can send an e-mail to

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Update to Login Process

As you may know Vanier is launching its new portal this Wednesday October 8th at 10:00 a.m. As part of this new feature as of Wednesday October 8th at 10:00 a.m. all staff and faculty logging in to Omnivox will have to use their email prefix and email password. Additionally, all students logging into college IT services, including computer labs and printers must use their Omnivox password.

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Vanier Interactive Map

In an ongoing effort to make the Vanier experience easier for students and employees, Vanier IT Support Services is excited to launch an all-new interactive map for the entire campus. Available at and including the campus layout as well as every floor of every building, this revolutionary system will make navigating and finding locations simpler than ever.

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Viewing Room Enhancements

Please be advised that the following viewing rooms are currently being equipped with enhanced technology: A-320, A-548, B-502, D-221, D-506, D-544, N-326, N-336, N-375, N-416. The modernisation process will be completed during the second week of classes.

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Law

Canada’s new anti-spam law (CASL) will take effect on July 1st 2014. As part of this new legislation it will be illegal for organizations, including colleges, to send a commercial electronic message of any kind unless the recipient has consented to receive it. Read the PDF document and learn how it affects you and how to comply with these new laws.

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New Helpdesk Website Launched

Vanier College IT Support Services are pleased to unveil our updated website, filled with resources, guides, tips, and troubleshooting to answer your IT-related questions and give you tools to improve your Vanier experience. Accessible from the Staff, Teacher, or...

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