We're recruiting Orientation Logistical Volunteers, Student Life Ambassadors and more!

COVID-19 Update

Further to Quebec government directives, McGill University campuses will be closed until further notice. All Campus Life & Engagement in-person activities including workshops and events are cancelled or postponed to a later date. Please check your email for updates. We will be providing limited services through virtual means and will respond to cle [at] mcgill.ca (emails) during our regular hours 10:00AM – 4:30PM, Monday to Friday.


We're always happy to connect. Visit, call, or email!

Opening hours:
Monday-Friday: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Brown Student Services Building, 3600 McTavish Street, Suite 4100
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 0G3



cle [at] mcgill.ca (general)
firstyear [at] mcgill.ca (new student-related inquiries)

Who We Are:

  • Operations Manager and First-Year Assistant for Francophone Students: manon.lemelin [at] mcgill.ca (Manon Lemelin)
  • Senior Administrative & Student Affairs Coordinator: jean.willett [at] mcgill.ca (Jean Willett) 
  • Leadership Training Facilitator: Joan Butterworth
  • Student Life Associate: christopher.stephens [at] mcgill.ca (Christopher Stephens)
  • New Student Advisor: gilbert.lin [at] mcgill.ca (Gilbert Lin)
  • Director: Ian Simmie

Student Staff

We couldn't be CL&E without the amazing creativity, dedication, and work of our student staff. Positions in CL&E include, in part:

  • New Student Communications Assistant: studentcomms [at] mcgill.ca (Katia)
  • Leadership Projects Intern: leadership.training [at] mcgill.ca (Mithura)
  • Undergraduate Orientation Programs Coordinator: discover.mcgill [at] mcgill.ca (Caitlin)
  • Graduate Orientation Programs Coordinator: gradorientation.stuserv [at] mcgill.ca (Samantha)
  • Student Engagement Coordinator: studentlife [at] mcgill.ca (Sarah)
  • Off-Campus & Commuter Programming Coordinator: occss [at] mcgill.ca (Kirsten)
  • Orientation Project Specialist: orientation-development [at] mcgill.ca (Ashley)
  • Orientation Education and Training Developer: orientation-education.stuserv [at] mcgill.ca (Chris)


The Campus Life & Engagement Office relies on the energy and enthusiasm of hundreds of student volunteers each year. Volunteer recruitment takes place in the Winter semester for the upcoming orientation and welcome of next year's incoming class.

Interested in joining the CL&E team as a student staff or volunteer? Visit the Work with CL&E page of our website!

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