ODoS Message on Anti-Racism

The Office of the Dean of Students message on anti-racism

Follow-Up After Student Accidents, Hospitalization, or Death


Notification of a Missing Student, or Parents Concerned about Students

During Office Hours 514-398-4990
Outside Office Hours 514-398-3000

Follow-up After Accidents or Hospitalization

The Office of the Dean of Students:

  • Communicates with families
  • Liaises with Security Services and appropriate McGill authorities
  • Liaises with relevant individuals, departments, faculties or services
  • Communicates with students themselves to offer immediate and follow-up support and assistance
  • Coordinates responses with relevant others

Follow-up After Student Death

The Office of the Dean of Students:

  • Communicates with families
  • Liaises with appropriate individuals in the student’s faculty or department
  • Arranges with the Secretariat for the University flag to be flown at half mast
  • Informs the Registrar, Student Accounts, as well as Alumni Relations of student’s name, I.D. number and date of death
  • With the McGill Office of Religious & Spiritual Life (MORSL), provides contact information for local resources if families are considering planning any services on or off campus
  • Is the contact point for forwarding condolences to families
We would like to acknowledge that McGill University is located on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we meet today.
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