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University Safety is everybody’s business! Together, the members of our team work with all of the McGill community to promote a safe and healthy environment for everyone. Through public education and information, and through active security presence, our goal is to make sure that students, faculty and staff are able to learn, teach and conduct research, free from safety concerns.

The Director, University Safety leads the units responsible for:

Security Services
Emergency Measures and Fire Prevention
Environmental Health & Safety
Hazardous Waste Management

Parking Services


Our focus is on service. We offer crime prevention and fire prevention programs that are creative and informative. We also provide high-quality information and training services to ensure the community’s emergency preparedness. All of our efforts are designed to meet the needs of our vibrant intellectual community. We welcome your suggestions for improving safety, and we can be reached at any hour of the day or night.