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  • Call 911




  • Call Security 

    • 514 398-3000 (Downtown)

    • 514 398-7777 (Macdonald)

Click here to report an Incident

Tips Hot Line  |  Emergency Phones  |  Public Phones

Emergency Telephones on our Downtown and Macdonald Campuses

  • The yellow box phones have a blue light that is lit a night so you can see it easily.
  • Press the red button. You will be connected with Security Services.
    • A mobile patrol will be dispatched to your location if you need assistance.

  • Located just inside the main entrance of most major McGill buildings.
  • Every elevator has an emergency phone connected directly to Security Services
  • Click here to view locations of our Emergency Phones
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Public telephones

  • Call Security Services for free at any public payphone on campus 398-3000 (Downtown Campus) or 398-7777  (Macdonald Campus)
  • You can use Public telephones to call 911 for free. Call Security Services after so we can assist First Responders. Certain areas of the campus are difficult to find and avoiding a delay in life threatening situations is crucial. We will provide a prompt response and an escort to the emergency services responding to your call.

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Hot Line 

514 398-TIPS (514 398-8477

Any information that could help solve or prevent a crime should be left on the voice box. We want information not your name.