CCS Help Services

CURRENT SUPPORT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC: CURRENT SUPPORT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Library IT support only open when the library is open. For the fastest response, please email us at, call us at 519-824-4120 x58888 OR go on live chat for assistance (bottom right-hand corner of your screen when on the CCS website) during our updated business hours.

Chat and Email Hours
Monday- Friday 8:30am- 8:30pm
Saturday- Sunday 11:00am- 5:00pm
Statutory Holidays Closed
Phone Hours
Monday- Friday 8:30am- 4:30pm
Saturday- Sunday Closed
Statutory Holidays Closed
In-person Support in the Library1
Monday- Friday 11:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 11:00am – 7:00pm
Statutory Holidays Closed

NOTE 1:  CCS IT Help Desk follows Library hours of operation.  See:

CCS provides central computing support to all members of the U of G community through a variety of help services.

New to U of G? Visit our Get Started pages for undergraduate students, graduate students, staff and faculty

By Chat

Chat live with the CCS IT Help Centre. Please see our blue chat icon - "Chat Live with Us" - on the bottom right corner of every CCS web page.

Chat will be open Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 8:30 PM. Closed weekends and holidays When we are not on chat you can easily send us a message by filling out the offline chat form and we will respond as soon as we can. You can visit the website Chat Privacy for privacy policy information. 

By Phone

Phone the CCS IT Help Centre at 519-824-4120 x58888

Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Closed weekends and holidays. NOTE: Fall and Winter University hours have now been changed to 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (we will not be open to 4:45 PM).

Exceptions to our regularly scheduled hours will occur to reflect University Closures. 

By Email

Send your questions to and we will usually reply within one to two business days.  During busy periods, response time may be increased.  If you have an urgent issue, please contact us by phone.

In Person

Visit us in person at the CCS IT Help Desk, located on the main floor of the McLaughlin Library.

Exceptions to our regularly scheduled hours will be posted on our webpage.


There are a variety of ways to get online help, such as using the Supported Software Products List or using the search function near the top of this page.

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