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Eligibility Requirements

Who have access to our services? The eligibility requirements depend on your student status.

Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Students

All full-time, part-time, visiting, and exchange degree students at McGill are eligible to use all of our services, including myFuture, free of charge.

What access do I have after graduation?

  • After graduation: Alumni can continue to use CaPS services for free up to one year after the end of the last semester in which they paid their Student Services fees. (For example, April 2013 is your last semester, you have access to the services till April 2014).
  • For the second and third years following the graduation: Alumni may opt-in* to CaPS services by paying $ 60.00 + taxes PER TERM**.
  • Three years after graduation: All the in-office services (e.g. one-on-one advising, CV drop-in, checking out books) are no longer available. However, other services (e.g. myFuture, CaPS website) are still available.

*With the opt-in option, alumni have access to all of our services except Information Sessions and On-Campus Recruitment Campaigns (which are reserved for current graduating students).

**There are 3 terms per academic year. The timeframes of these terms are: September to December, January to April, May to August.


Payment Info

To make a payment, please drop by the CaPS office.  We accept the payment by a credit card (VISA or Mastercard), debit card or cheque. No cash.

School of Continuing Studies Students

(formerly Centre for Continuing Education)

Continuing Studies (CS) students who wish to access CaPS services are required to pay a fee. CS students may opt-in to CaPS services if:

*There are 3 terms per academic year. The timeframes of these terms are: September to December, January to April, May to August.


Payment Info

To make a payment, please drop by the CaPS office.  We accept the payment by a credit card (VISA or Mastercard), debit card or cheque. No cash.


Important Note

Alumni who have graduated from a Continuing Studies program can pay for and use CaPS services for up to one year after graduation.

Post-Doctoral Fellows

All post-doctoral fellows are eligible to use all of our services, including myFuture, free of charge.

McGill Alumni

McGill Alumni who graduated with either a Bachelor, Masters or Ph.D. degree are eligible to have access for life to the “myFuture” job search and career tools suite free of charge.

What access do alumni have?

  1. After graduation: Alumni have access to all the CaPS services free for up to one year after the end of the last semester in which they paid their Student Service fees. (For example, April 2013 is your last semester, you have access to the services till April 2014).
  2. For the second and third years following graduation: Alumni may opt-in* to all services by paying $60.00 + taxes PER TERM**.
  3. Three years after graduation: All the in-office services (e.g. one-on-one advising, CV drop-in, checking out books) are no longer available. However, other services (e.g. myFuture, CaPS website) are still available.

*With the opt-in option, alumni have access to all of our services except Information Sessions and On-Campus Recruitment Campaigns (which are reserved for current graduating students).

**There are 3 terms per academic year. The timeframes of these terms are: September to December, January to April, May to August.


Payment Info

To make a payment, please drop by the CaPS office.  We accept the payment by a credit card (VISA or Mastercard), debit card or cheque. No cash.


How to Register for myFuture

McGill Alumni, regardless of degree, are eligible to have access for life to myFuture. To acces, you must register first.

How to register for myFuture (for alumni who graduated in May 2007 or later)

You should already have a profile in myFuture. Go to: myFuture and sign in. If you have any difficulty, call CaPS at 514-398-3304.

How to register for myFuture (for alumni who graduated BEFORE May 2007)

Alumni who graduated before May 2007 must register in order to create their own profiles in myFuture. Some faculties have their own career centres which have different policies regarding service to alumni, so please send an email to the appropriate link below to register:

Note: In your email, include your full name, McGill ID number, Faculty, year of graduation and major, email address, current mailing address and phone number.


Important Note

The faculties of Law, Engineering and Management have their own career centres which have different policies regarding service to alumni. Please contact them for details.


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