Identification card

If you registered within the required dates and paid your fees, you may obtain your ID card. This card is essential on campus if you want to access 2001 McGill College, borrow books from any McGill library, use athletic facilities etc.

Returning students do not need to have their ID Cards validated, they must however have registered by stated deadlines. They will only need to have a new card issued if they change their degree program. NB: Students must register each year even though they are no longer taking courses.

Resources at 2001 McGill College


First-year Ph.D. students are provided with a desks for their first year in the program at the beginning of the Fall semester. If desks are not used they will be re-assigned to other students or researchers.


Eating and Kitchen Facilities

There are two kitchens available to students in 2001 McGill College one on the 11th floor in room 1101 and one on the 12th floor in room 1205. they are equipped with microwave ovens and refrigerators.

uPrint (print | scan | copy)

Students can print from any computer on campus to a central print queue and release their print job at the Xerox&nbsp;device of their choice. printers are located in rooms 1109, 1143, 1229 and 1274 in 2001 McGill College . Printing and&nbsp;photocopying fees are directly billed to your student fee account. The Xerox devices allow students&nbsp;to print, photocopy, and scan to email (no charge). More information about uPrint for students can be found <a href=";sysparm_articl...">here


In case of emergency please call 911, then Security Services at 514-398-3000.</p>

Access to 2001 McGill College is by card reader&nbsp; and is limited to working hours Monday to Friday , 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.&nbsp; You are not to use your card in order to let&nbsp;others in the building, individuals who require access to the building should already have it. If your card does not give you access tot eh building by mid September email gradcoord2.eboh [at] for assistance.

Students are advised to take special care with all personal effects as thefts are known to occur. To report thefts please call 514-398-4556. After hours, please call 514-398-3731.



Free Antivirus software

This software is available to all full-time McGill students. See IT Knowledge Base for details.

myMcGill Web Portal

This is the central access point from which you can get your email and online course materials, link to your student records, view important news and announcements from McGill, and more. See IT Knowledge Base 1409 for details.

McGill Email

McGill students receive a McGill Email Address usually in the form of firstname.lastname @, with 50 GB of online storage space. Any official McGill email sent to students will be addressed to that McGill Email Address. See IT Knowledge Base # 1016 for details.

File Storage Space

McGill students have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.

  • Access your files from anywhere – on laptops, desktops, and mobile devices.
  • Share files with friends and colleagues.
  • Use the web-based interface on any platform, or use integration points with Office 365 Pro Plus applications on Windows and mobile devices.
  • Store files with confidence - McGill’s contract with Microsoft respects the privacy laws of Quebec and Canada, and protects your intellectual property.

For more information, visit OneDrive (cloud file storage).

The use of personal file storage is subject to McGill's Policy on the Responsible Use of McGill IT Resources.

Note for graduating students and alumni:
The Microsoft licensing agreement does not cover alumni. Students who graduate will lose their access to OneDrive and the data will be deleted; therefore, you must ensure any of your files are backed up to another storage medium when you leave McGill.

Other Useful Links to IT-Related Services at McGill

Service Point

3415 McTavish St. (corner of Sherbrooke)

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm | Wednesday 10am – 5pm


What does Service Point offer?

  • Answer admissions questions (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Help with registration and Minerva
  • Issue McGill ID cards
  • Print official transcripts for pick-up and mailings
  • Explain tuition and the student fee account
  • Validate legal status to establish tuition fee rate
  • Issue international health insurance cards
  • Certify, translate and replace diplomas
  • Provide info about student exchange/study abroad

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS)

Rules and Regulations for Graduate Students at McGill University

Please note that the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies of McGill University administers the procedures, the programs, and the rules and regulations for graduate students.  Please consult their web site at  All graduate students must adhere to the rules and regulations of GPS.  Programs may have specific regulations as long as they are consistent with those of the GPS.  Regulations pertaining to our specific programs are outlined on our web site at  New students should be familiar with the contents of:

General Information on Regulations and Research Guidelines of the Office of Graduate & Postgraduate Studies

The Handbook of Student Rights and Responsibilities


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