Help Centre and Help Desk

The Computing and Communication Services (CCS) Help Centre supports users by phone, email, and in person. For contact details, see the Support tab below.

Service details

Staff can answer questions about most services in this Service Catalogue or they will direct you to someone who can.

There is no charge for this service as it is provided by CCS. 

Resource Link
Search Engine

At the top of each page on this website, enter a word or phrase to search in the Web pages

Note: "Web" is a general web-based search, "Directory" searches the staff, student and faculty directory, "Library" redirects you to the Library website.

If you need help or have questions about the service, please email us at or check our CCS Help Services page for more ways to contact us:

There may be scheduled maintenance or a service issue occurring. Please refer to CCS System Status Page for more information:

Time of Year Hours of Operation for the Help Centre (see IT Desk link below for Operating Hours)
Fall or Winter School Term Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:45 pm
Summer (beginning of June to Labour Day) Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Contact Method Response Expectation
Telephone voicemail 1 to 2 business days
Email 1 to 2 business days. For urgent requests please contact us by phone.
Service Request Resolution Expectation
Create a new account 1 to 5 business days
Reset a password 1 business day
Create a Listserv
1 to 5 business days

Note: Resolution times vary depending on the type of request and the time of year. The start of each semester is particularly busy. 

Contact Method Access
Telephone 519-824-4120 Ext. 58888
CCS IT Help Desk
McLaughlin Library, main floor
(student consultants wear red “CCS IT Help” badges)