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Pre-arrival checklist

Getting ready for university should be an exciting and worry free time in your life, so to help ease your preparations we’ve compiled a checklist of the top 15 important things to do before arriving at McGill.

  1. Make sure to accept McGill's admission offer online and pay your $300 deposit (not that this charge may vary on your program, consult this website).

Pre-arrival checklist

Getting ready for university should be an exciting and worry free time in your life, so to help ease your preparations we’ve compiled a checklist of the top 15 important things to do before arriving at McGill.

  1. Make sure to accept McGill's admission offer online and pay your $300 deposit (not that this charge may vary on your program, consult this website).

Workshops

Helping you settle into McGill

Moving to university can seem like a bit of a rocky road. If you're feeling lost in large classes or falling behind in your studies, explore McGill's seminars and workshops for help. You can also visit CL&E's Events page for more workshop opportunities within and outside of Student Services.

 

Fall Orientation

Orientation is a time when the McGill Community welcomes our new students. Come and make new friends, get important information and learn more about McGill and Montreal. The following pages will inform you on the different activities, workshops, events and resources that will help you start your career at McGill in the best possible way!

Pre-arrival checklist

Getting ready for university should be an exciting and worry free time in your life, so to help ease your preparations we’ve compiled a checklist of the top 17 important things to do before arriving at McGill.

  1. Make sure to accept McGill's admission offer online and pay your deposit that start at $400 (for more information on deposits specific to your faculty visit the student accounts website) .

Pre-arrival checklist - January

Getting ready for university should be an exciting and worry free time in your life, so to help ease your preparations we’ve compiled a checklist of the top 15 important things to do before arriving at McGill.

  1. Make sure to accept McGill's admission offer online and pay your deposit (note that this charge may vary on your program, consult this website).

Restaurants

Montreal is renowned for its culinary treats, and features a restaurant to suit nearly every taste. From Afghan to Tibetan, from its famous smoked meat to its celebrated bagels and poutine, Montreal offers an eclectic array of reasonably priced foods that are not to be missed.

Post offices

Feeling homesick? Prefer pen and paper to e-mail? If you'd like to write home the old-fashioned way, visit Canada Post's website to find the post office nearest you.

Sending a letter within Canada costs $0.57, letters to the U.S.A. cost $1.00, and regular mail to other countries costs $1.70.

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