McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

Construction site. Three persons wearing hard hats and reflective vests are guiding a transformer that is being lifted into the building structure.

Featured projects

Facilities Management and Ancillary Services oversees construction and renovation projects across McGill campuses, from classroom and laboratory upgrades to the complete interior demolition of a building and its remodeling. This section details some of the largest projects underway.

See our interactive map for the full list of projects in construction (including projects expected to enter the construction phase within the next six months). For more details on the projects in construction, check out our construction start notices.


A few of McGill's larger projects are managed by dedicated units. For information on these projects, visit their respective websites:


  • Stewart Biology Building
    Stewart Biology Building 
    Complete redevelopment of the West block's interior spaces, construction of new state-of-the-art research and teaching laboratories and full replacement of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Crane lifting new boiler into powerhouse
    Ferrier powerhouse 
    Replacement of a natural gas boiler with electric boilers, installation of heat recovery system, and infrastructure upgrades/modifications to support the new equipment.
  • Strathcona Music Building
    Strathcona Music Building 
    Building envelope restoration, including consolidation of foundations, structural reinforcement of gables and roofs, and repair of masonry walls and windows. 
  • Raymond building
    Raymond Building 
    Repairs to foundation and installation of French drain; replacement of HVAC systems, fume hoods, ducts, and air extraction system; installation of emergency showers, eyewash stations, sprinklers, chilled water loop, and heat recovery systems and sprinklers. 
  • Raymond Greenhouse under construction
    Raymond Greenhouse
    Construction of a new greenhouse and service building connected to the Raymond Building to replace the old Raymond and Summerby greenhouses.
  • Rendering of the front of the new SASSI project on Pine Avenue
    Sylvan Adams Sports Science Institute
    Redevelopment of four row houses on Pine Ave. to accommodate a new sports research facility, expansion and consolidation into a single facility that will house a classroom, labs, offices, meeting rooms and a race track.
  • New Residence Hall's façade with scaffolding
    New Residence Hall 
    Complete replacement of block facing on building facades and repair of concrete surfaces. 
  • Inside of an ice-skating arena
    McConnell Arena
    Modernization of ventilation and cooling systems, replacement of ice-making system and major electrical infrastructure upgrades. 
  • Burnside Hall
    Burnside Hall 
    Replacement of vertical electrical distribution system and upgrade of elevators.
  • Rendering of the renovated Pollack Hall
    Pollack Hall
    Modernization of the hall’s functional and aesthetic design, renovation of backstage area and upgrade of HVAC systems.
  • Rendering Upper Main Road
    Upper main road 
    Reconstruction and redesign of the upper section of the downtown lower campus main road, including upgrade of underground infrastructure, landscaping, lighting, outdoor furniture, and rainwater management.
  • street view of 680 Sherbrooke
    680 Sherbrooke
    Replacement of curtain wall of the 20 floors and top mechanical floor of the tower of the 680 Sherbrooke West building.
  • Building at 3550 Rue University
    Trottier Space Institute
    Construction of a new building linked by a footbridge to the existing Trottier Space Institute building at 3550 University Street. 
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