Other Important Services

On this page: Office of the Dean of Students | Food and Dining Services | IT Services | McGill Bookstore |
McGill Computer Store | Off-Campus Housing | Security Services | AGSEM | Legal Information Clinic

Office of the Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to promoting your success in academic and personal areas. The Dean and his team oversee many areas, including student rights and responsibilities, academic integrity, academic advising, mentoring, the student disciplinary process, crisis response, Aboriginal Affairs, and student recognition.

Contact them

Feel free to contact or visit ODoS with your academic or personal questions or concerns.
Brown Student Services Building, suite 4100 link to map
Call 514-398-4990 or deanofstudents [at] mcgill.ca (send an email).
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Food and Dining Services

Food and Dining Services is where you’ll find everything you need to know about eating on campus. Food and Dining is a member of the “Student Housing and Hospitality Services” unit.

What they do

  • Residence dining halls and campus dining locations.
  • Meal plans for students living on or off campus.
  • Food trucks on campus.
  • Events and special activities.

Contact them

Student Housing and Dining Service Centre: Service Point (3415 McTavish Street) link to map
Call 514-398-6368 or food.fds [at] mcgill.ca (send an email).
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IT Services

IT Services, with its seven units, serves McGill by, in part, delivering user-centred information systems and services to the University community.

What they do

  • IT Customer Services (ICS), the primary point of contact for problem resolution and IT help to the general University community. Contact them for issues related to your McGill email, Minerva, myCourses, myMcGill, and network connectivity.
  • Audio, video, computer and projection equipment available for loan free of charge if required for coursework.
  • Network and Communications Services (NCS), which provides campus-wide access to Local Area Networks, Wireless Network, Internet, email, and the infrastructure for all McGill central systems.

Contact them

Downtown Campus
688 Sherbrooke, room 285 link to map

Macdonald campus:
Macdonald-Stewart Building,room MS2-025 (Macdonald Campus) link to map

For IT Support /Service Desk call 514-398-3398 or ITSupport [at] mcgill.ca (send an email).
For general inquiries, call 514-398-7979 or ITSupport [at] mcgill.ca (send an email).
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McGill Bookstore

The Bookstore is open year-round and carries new and used textbooks and custom courseware as well as reference and general books, stationery, office supplies, McGill insignia, and confectionery. An online bookstore is also available.

What they do

  • New, used and digital textbooks and course packs for McGill classes.
  • Special resources and equipment for students in Medicine, Nursing and Dentistry, Engineering and other sciences.
  • A full range of university insignia merchandise, clothing, giftware, and stationery.
  • Special-order and general books.
  • General stationery and school supplies.
  • Textbook Buyback program where you can sell your used or old textbooks for cash.

Contact them

680 Sherbrooke Street Westlink to map
Call 514-398-7444 or bookstore [at] mcgill.ca (send an email.)
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McGill Computer Store

The Computer Store supplies computer equipment and software, often at steep student discounts.

What they do

  • Computers and hardware for desktops, notebooks, printers, displays, and tablets.
  • Special order and customized-to-order products
  • Software and student licenses

Contact them

Call 514-398-5025 or sales.mcs [at] mcgill.ca (send an email).
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Off-Campus Housing

Off-Campus Housing provides students with useful information about renting in Montreal, advice when facing difficulties in their housing search, with their landlords or with roommates, and up-to-date on-line listings of available housing near both the downtown and Macdonald campuses.

What they do

  • Online listings, a helpful, online apartment search system for students looking to live out of residence.
  • Off-Campus Housing Resource Website with everything you need to know about living in Montreal, from finding the right roommate to signing to a lease.
  • Information Sessions on a variety of helpful topics such as apartment hunting, subletting, and transferring leases. Students are also welcome to drop in anytime to ask questions or get assistance on renting an apartment in Montreal.

Contact them

Student Housing and Dining Service Centre: Service Point (3415 McTavish Street) link to map
Call 514-398-6010 or offcampus.housing [at] mcgill.ca (send an email).
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Security Services

Security Services is committed to supporting the goals and mission of the University by providing a safe and secure environment for all through guidance, prevention, and response

What they do

  • Lost & Found is located in Burnside Hall, suite 120.
  • STOP anti-theft device program for laptops, with patented technologies including a tamper-proof anti-theft plate and indelible anti-theft tattoo. In addition, STOP registers valuable equipment in a recovery database.
  • Adapted Transport Services, available to McGill students who need mobility assistance around the downtown campus.
  • Exterior emergency phones (blue light). To use an emergency phone, simply press the red button and wait until you are connected to Security Services. A mobile patrol will be dispatched to your location to provide assistance if required. 
  • Security Services Safety Escort (Downtown only).  Security Services agents will provide a safety escort within certain limits of the downtown campus or to the nearest metro 24/7.  Call 514-398-3000.
  • Self Defense Awareness (RAD), a program of realistic self-defence tactics and techniques for women.

Contact them

Downtown Campus:
Burnside Hall, suite 120 link to map
Emergency line: 514-398-3000
For general inquiries call 514-398-4556 or campus.security [at] mcgill.ca (send an email).
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Macdonald Campus:
Laird Hall, suite 101 link to map
Emergency line: 514-398-7777
For general inquiries call 514-398-7770 or macsecurity [at] mcgill.ca (send an email).
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AGSEM (Association of Graduate Students Employed at McGill)

AGSEM represents approximately 3000 employees at McGill University, and is the largest labour union on campus.  AGSEM comprises Teaching Assistants, Invigilators, and Course Lecturers and Instructors.  Since AGSEM was established in 1993, its priorities have been to improve working conditions for the groups it represents and to preserve a high standard of education for all students at McGill University.

Contact them

Legal Information Clinic at McGill (LICM)

The Legal Information Clinic at McGill (LICM) is a non-profit, student-run, bilingual, and free legal information service.

What they do

  • Legal Information Clinic for general legal information only by phone-in service or in-person appointment. Deals with most areas of law, with the exception of Criminal law and Tax law.
  • Student Advocacy, free advice and representation to students accused of a disciplinary offence (such as plagiarism or cheating) or students who feel unjustly treated by the University. LICM helps students find formal and informal solutions to their problems.
  • Commissioner of Oaths.
  • Informative presentations on legal topics.

Contact them

2075 boulevard Robert-Bourassa, Suite 504 & 504A
To reach the Clinic, call 514-398-6792 or hr.licm [at] mail.mcgill.ca (send an email).
To reach Student Advocacy, call 514-398-4384 or hr.licm [at] mail.mcgill.ca (send an email).
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