Parents of McGill students

Information for Parents

Welcome, parents and guardians!

Your student is joining a top research university, known around the world for its talented, driven graduates. Congratulations, and welcome to the McGill community!

We are here to support your family through this important transition. You can meet other parents virtually through the McGill Parents Facebook group, or in person at our events for families.

Legal documents

We request a number of legal documents like Proof of Enrolment and Student Records. Students must submit these after accepting their offer and before arriving on campus. Consult the full list of Required Documents.

Health and dental plans for new students at McGill

Campus safety

McGill's Downtown Campus is in the heart of one of North America's safest cities. Security Services patrol our campuses 24H. The Walksafe and Drivesafe programs are available to ensure that students get home safely.

Health and dental care at mcgill

Health & dental

Different types of coverage are offered based on your student's residency status. Discover the health and dental plans available for international students, Canadian and Quebec residents.

Student housing: McGill Residences

All first-year students are guaranteed residence accommodation if they apply for it. Learn about housing options on campus and around the city of Montreal.

Important academic dates

Are you Iooking for information about when students will start their classes, deadlines for course registration and applications? Consult important dates for the academic year.

McGill Sudent taking notes

Money matters

As a parent, you may have financial questions regarding costs for tuition & fees, residence fees, meal plans, accessing the student fee account online, how to make payments and payment deadlines. The Student Accounts Office has the answers to your most pressing financial questions.

McGill Scholarships & Student Aid

McGill Scholarships & Aid

McGill is committed to supporting bright minds coming from across Canada and around the world! We expect to make $6.5M in entrance bursary offers through our need-based Financial Aid Program. Students who receive an entrance bursary will likely be eligible for in-course bursaries & loans during their studies.

find funding opportunities by the canadian governement

Government Aid

To ensure that aid arrives in time, students from Quebec and elsewhere in Canada should apply for provincial funding by June 30.

U.S. students should apply for funding from the federal government or other loan providers by June 1.

Back to top