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Special-interest Groups and Activities|Memoranda of Agreement (MOA)

General Information

Currently, there are four university-level and nine faculty-level student associations. In addition, there are six University-recognized special-interest groups or activities.



(Expiry Date)

Audited Financial Statements


Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU) (Undergraduate) May 31, 2016 1992-2011
Post-Graduate Students' Society (PGSS) (Graduate) May 31, 2015 N/A
McGill Association of Continuing Education Students (MACES) (Continuing Studies) May 31, 2017 2012
Macdonald Campus Students' Society (MCSS) (Macdonald Campus) March 31, 2015 N/A


Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS)

May 31, 2015

Dental Students' Society(DSS) May 31, 2016 N/A
Education Undergraduate Society (EdUS) May 31, 2016 N/A
Engineering Undergrad Society (EUS) May 31, 2018 N/A
Law Students' Association (LSA) May 31, 2019 Available on request
Management Undergraduate Society (MUS) May 31, 2015 N/A
Medical Students’ Society (MSS) May 31, 2019 N/A
Music Undergraduate Student Association (MUSA) May 31, 2015 N/A
Science Undergraduate Society (SUS) May 31, 2015 N/A

Special-Interest Groups

McGill Daily and Le Délit May 31, 2018 N/A

McGill Tribune

May 31, 2015


Radio CKUT

May 31, 2017


Legal Information Clinic at McGill

May 31, 2015


Quebec Public Interest Research Group (QPIRG)

May 31, 2017


Memoranda of Agreement (MOA)

The relationship between a student association and the University is outlined in a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), which typically lasts five years. Renewal of an MOA is overseen by the Legal Office.

In general, MOAs deal with the following issues:

  • Accounting Services
  • Business Activities
  • Collection of Association Fees
  • Contracts and Legal Proceedings
  • Entire Agreement
  • Event of Default
  • Insurance
  • Language
  • Liquor Permits
  • Loans and Grants
  • Location
  • Maintenance and Auditing of Accounts
  • Notice
  • Remedies
  • Representations of the Association
  • Right to Set Off
  • Staff Status
  • Student Publications
  • Telephone, E-Mail and Mail
  • Term and Review
  • Use of McGill Name and Emblem




Student Associations are required to submit the following documents annually.

  • Audited Financial Statements
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Declaration of Incorporation