Omnivox is a Quebec product created by Skytech Communications in close collaboration with the Education network. Omnivox is made for secondary, college as well as university level educational establishments.
The Omnivox platform allows for the centralization of all the computer services available within an establishment. As the main point of secure access to an establisment's computer services, Omnivox:
Facilitates access and learning of computerized services by students and employees
Facilitates diffusion of information of particular or general interest to the persons of your establishment
The Omnivox Communities
In addition to offering a unique and secure access to all of the computer services in your establishment, Omnivox allows you to create Communities in which collaboration is at the forefront. An Community is a group of persons defined according to your needs: a department, an administrative service, a committee, a board of governors, a work group, etc.
The Communities favor and facilitate interactions between members of different groups in your establishment. The Communities will contribute to making your intranet popular within your establishment and solidify its vocation as a centralized source of information and collaboration.
The Omnivox Technology, develop by Skytech Communications, used by John Abbott College subscribes to very rigorous rules with regards to security and confidentiality. Every precaution has been taken so that the information pertaining to you is protected again any error, loss or unauthorized access.
All of the operations carried out via Omnivox are encrypted in order to assure the confidentiality of the information circulating between Omnivox and you.
Access is controlled by several firewalls filtering access requests in order to identify and neutralize any unauthorized penetration attempt.
Payment of fees via Omnivox
Omnivox simplifies the lives of students, teachers and employees of the College by integrating effective communication tools. Management of student records is greatly facilitated.
The Payment Center service for example, allows to pay tuition fees easily. Once the payment is accepted by the bank, the balance is automatically adjusted in the student's file, simplifying the life of both the student and the college. Please note that no refund is offered for this transactions.
All payments made via Omnivox are in Canadian currency (CAD).
In case of error or technical problems, please contact John Abbott College at 514.457.6610 as soon as possible.
The cards accepted by Omnivox of John Abbott College are:
John Abbott College is located at: 21275, Lakeshore Road Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC Canada H9X 3L9
Closing the session
It is important to close your session as soon as you are done using or when you must, in the course of using, leave for a moment.
Cookies are used in Omnivox. These files are used to identify you from one visit to the next and from one page to another within your work session in order to facilitate your access and browsing. Cookies can only be read by the Web site that transmits them to you.
The cookies used in Omnivox help to gather your browsing preferences and do not contain any other sensitive information.
To achieve an optimal experience, we suggest using Omnivox with the following browsers:
Chrome (latest version)
Firefox (latest version)
Microsoft Edge (latest version)
Safari - For Mac (version 10+)
As a user of My JAC Portal, you are subject the "College Policy on appropriate use of computing resources", full details of which can be found on this page: http://www.johnabbott.qc.ca/policies.
You must select the password that you wish to use to access Omnivox. Your password must however respect certain constraints with the goal of maximizing the security that is offered to you. Make sure to select a password that you will easily remember but that will be hard for someone else to guess.
In order to protect your personal information, treat your Omnivox password with as much care as you do your bank PIN : do not divulge it to anyone, do not store it in your computer and do not write it down anywhere.
Correctly managing your password means maximizing its security and the security of your confidential information. You are personally responsible for the protection of your Omnivox password : we cannot be held responsible of any unauthorized access to your file or for the loss or damage resulting from unauthorized access to your file due to your negligence to protect your Omnivox password.
It is expressly forbidden to access or to permit access to any Omnivox service for illegitimate ends. Will be considered as illegitimate:
Any fraudulent access using another person's identifier and their Omnivox without their explicit permission
Any attempt, regardless of the method, including any technological or computer methods, to obtain a user's password without their knowledge
Any attempt to access an account that is not your own constitutes fraudulent use liable to severe sanctions, including expulsion from your establishment. These sanctions are in addition to any other appropriate recourse in terms of civil or criminal law suits.
Restrictions pertaining to the use of content
Other than for the usage purposes for which Omnivox is intended, it is strictly forbidden to reproduce any information, data, text, message or any other form of content presented via Omnivox by any means whatsoever.
It is therefore notably forbidden, without being limited by, to
Counterfeit or manipulate by any mean whatsoever any part of the Web site or of the Omnivox services
Download, post, transmit via email or by any other mean any information contained on Omnivox or its services to disseminate for illegitimate ends, and notably phishing
Download or transmit any content containing computer virus or any other computer code, file or program intended to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionalities of Omnivox or of the establisment's network.
Obstruct, perturb or use in an abusive fashion the services of Omnivox, its servers or the connected networks
Attempt to collect or save personal data pertaining to other users
Any infraction to these usage restrictions render the guilty party liable to severe sanctions including expulsion from John Abbott College. These sanctions are in addition to any other appropriate recourse in terms of civil or criminal law suits.
Links to Web sites or third party services
For your convenience, Omnivox proposes links to sites, third party sites or services, such as resource sites or pedagogical material. We have no control over the content or operation of these sites nor over their practices and their functioning.
Intellectual property of third parties
Any user who puts online information using Omnivox must not infringe any copyright, any trademark and any other law, title or interest of intellectual property belonging to any third party. The user who puts content online using Omnivox must ensure that they obtain or possess the necessary rights allowing them among other to include on Omnivox any element (in part or whole) that is the intellectual property of another.