Alumni Benefits

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Catch up with old friends and make new ones. Extend your McGill network. Join us at one of the many McGill or Faculty of Medicine events for alumni and friends throughout the year. Events can be found around the world, so come one, come all!

Medicine Focus Magazine

Medicine Focus features a compilation of Faculty stories and offers the latest news on McGill discoveries and health care advancements. It’s a great way to stay up to date with the successes of alumni, faculty members and friends. Alumni, watch for a copy in your mailbox each fall. 

McGill News Alumni Magazine

All McGill alumni are eligible to receive McGill News. The magazine, published twice a year, highlights the achievements of McGill’s graduates and provides the latest news about the University and the people who populate it. McGill News regularly publishes an “In Memoriam” section as well as class notes to give graduates the opportunity to keep up to date on the lives of their former classmates and to share their own news.

Enhanced Alumni Directory

Fallen out of touch with a friend? Looking to connect with a former classmate? Find them in the McGill Alumni Directory, where you can find and communicate with more than 275,000 McGill alumni around the world. The directory allows you to search for fellow alumni by year and faculty of graduation, location and industry.

Enhance Your Network via McGillConnect

McGillConnect is an excellent resource to advance your career toolkit! This growing and exclusive online network gives you the potential to connect with fellow McGillians with relevant career and life experiences. Whether you’re looking for proven advice, industry-specific knowledge or graduate school tips – McGillConnect can help in your search!

Continuing Professional Development

Our Faculty of Medicine’s own Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Office offers you accreditation and continuing professional development opportunities at very affordable prices. The CPD Office can help you sustain your competence in CanMEDS roles. Courses are given on-site (mostly downtown) and online. There are also evening lecture series open to you, both in person and via webinar, discussing a wide variety of healthcare-related topics.

Select Travel Opportunities

Need a getaway? The McGill Educational Travel Program offers alumni and friends the chance to visit exceptional locations with other members of the global McGill community. Discover the world with us, safe in the knowledge that you will be well looked after and in wonderful company. There are numerous exciting trips each year!

Montreal Hotel Discounts & Summer Accommodations

Need to make hotel reservations in Montreal? We offer discounted rates for alumni at several hotels. What’s more, if you’re looking to book an apartment for the summer in Montreal, we offer alumni and friends a great solution! Every year, from May 15 until August 15, apartments in the student residences can be rented out. There are options that cater to every budget and taste. And thanks to their prime downtown locations, you’ll have access to all the popular boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, cafés and outdoor entertainment.

Free Library for Life

Did you know that as a McGill grad you have access to thousands of electronic publications through the McGill Library from anywhere in the world? Whether it’s the latest New York Times best seller or a digital version of your favourite magazine, the McGill Library has it, and it’s yours to borrow, free of charge. Alumni also have access to the Library’s collection of 3.7 million physical volumes on campus. We invite you to access our resources to continue on your learning path.

Insurance Discounts

As a McGill alumnus, you are entitled to discounts on a selection of premium insurance products. Rebates are available for home & auto insurance, life insurance, and health & dental insurance. These insurance programs not only save you money, they provide funding that supports the McGill community through alumni and student programs.

BMO McGill Mastercard

McGill is pleased to launch its new affinity credit card program with BMO. Every time you use your BMO McGill Alumni MasterCard, you reward yourself with Air Miles reward miles or CashBack rewards, while supporting a variety of programs and services of benefit to alumni and students.

Transcripts

Whether it’s for that new job or continuing education, you can order your transcripts from McGill Student Records… and now it can also be done online. McGill students and alumni who were registered or graduated from McGill as of 1972 or later can request electronic transcripts (eTranscripts) in PDF format to send to educational institutions, employers, funding agencies, immigration authorities, or any third party. Those who graduated before 1972 can request paper copies.

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