Further to the government's directive, in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, for universities to suspend in-person activities, please be advised that we are suspending scheduling proctor exams at this time. If you are interested in scheduling a proctor exam in the future, send an email to proctor.es [at] mcgill.ca and when available, we will contact you. We ask for your patience during this time.

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External Exam Proctors

External Exam Proctors

General Information

Upon request, McGill will act as proctor for paper-based and online exams from external universities or professional accreditation associations and organizations.

Scheduling restrictions:

Exams are generally scheduled Tuesdays through Fridays at 10:00 a.m. and never scheduled on: evenings, weekends, statutory holidays, McGill holidays, or Fridays during the summer months.

  • Fall semester (September-December) - Exams are not scheduled during the month of December.
  • Winter semester (January-April) - Exams are not scheduled during the month of April.
  • Summer semester (May-August) - Exams are scheduled Mondays through Thursdays.


Canadian & International Exams $100 per student per exam

Students are expected to pay the cost by credit card by submitting a Proctor Exam Request via Service Point Checkout unless otherwise specified by their home institution, association, or organization. Please note that this cost is non-refundable. 

Any student/institution wishing to have their exam returned by courier/express post must provide a prepaid envelope.

Arranging a Proctor


Exams, examination booklets, and full instructions should be sent to the address below well in advance of the scheduled exam.

McGill University
Enrolment Services, Exam Office
3415 McTavish Street, MS-72
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 0C8


Arrangements are made via Service Point Checkout by submitting a Proctor Exam Request.

Meeting point once an exam is scheduled: 3415 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C8

Arrival at: 9:30 AM
Exam start time: 10:00 AM

**A valid photo ID must be presented**

We ask that you please make arrangements with us and your institution at least two weeks before the required exam date and provide an email address or telephone number where you can be reached during regular business hours.

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