Please note that for students all department information and policies reside on the UBC Mechanical Engineering website. For faculty and staff, this information is found on the Mechanical Engineering Intranet. Information regarding what is available on these sites and how to gain access is outlined below.

For students

For faculty and staff

Please note the old connect site has been discontinued. Intranet
For information and resources resources to help assist students with questions regarding the following:

  • Course Advising
  • Student Resources
  • Department Policies
  • Scholarship & Awards
  • Machine Shop Hours
  • Machine Shop Services
  • Department Facilities
  • Grad Checks

Please visit our website:

Machine shop hours and services can be found on the MECH Technical Services website:

For additional help, please contact

For faculty and staff, the Intranet contains useful information covering:

  • Contact Information
  • Teaching and Department Resources
  • HR and Information and Forms
  • Safety
  • Facilities
  • IT


To set up access to the intranet:

  • Go to
  • In the box that pops up, enter your CWL login information
  • If you have not yet been granted access, you will be redirected to an online form. (If you already have access you will be taken directly to the Intranet site and no further steps are necessary.) Enter your reason for requesting access and click Send.
  • If you are a faculty or staff member, you will be approved within a few days. Note that only faculty and staff members will be granted permission to access this site.

Once approved, you will be able to access the Intranet by logging in with your CWL at