McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.


We develop and implement programs and standards for emergency management.


We offer our services on a 24-hour basis to all members of the McGill community. 


We are on-call 24/7. We are also engaged in prevention, training, planning, drills & more.


We coordinate parking and transportation activities on the downtown campus.


EHS supports the continuous improvement of a safety culture at the University.


HWM provides a full hazardous material disposal service to the McGill community.

Parking on campus

Do you need to submit or cancel a permit for parking? Or are you a sponsor so that your guest can park on campus?

Adapted transport

This service is free for students and staff who need mobility assistance. The service is operated by Security Services.


Ergonomic office

EHS can make a basic assessment of your computer workstation. The evaluation is free for any staff or student on campus.


Unmanned Aerial Systems

All recreational and non-recreational piloting of drones is governed by Transport Canada and University policies, rules and regulations.

Find out more about UAS


Report something anonymously:

call Security Services TIPs line

514 398 8477

Mission statement

We work to promote a safe and secure environment for all through education, prevention and response. Our members: Security Services, Fire Prevention, Parking and Transportation Services, Office of Emergency Management, Environmental Health and Safety and Hazardous Waste Management, are committed to respecting the needs and interests of the university community, and to be diligent in the protection of both persons and property. As such, we encourage our partners to assume their individual and collective responsibilities to make McGill a place that is safe, and to provide an open environment that fosters learning and education.

Senior Director's message

Ensuring the safety of the McGill community is our ultimate and continuous goal. The team of professionals that make up Campus Public Safety work tirelessly to address the University’s ever-changing safety needs while encouraging all of our community to join the collective effort to promote a culture of safety across both our campuses. As we look forward to the future, we invite you to partner with us in creating a safe McGill.

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