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Pre-arrival checklist

Getting ready for university should be an exciting and worry free time in your life, so to help ease your preparations we’ve compiled a checklist of the top 15 important things to do before arriving at McGill.

Pre-arrival checklist

Getting ready for university should be an exciting and worry free time in your life, so to help ease your preparations we’ve compiled a checklist of the top 15 important things to do before arriving at McGill.

  1. Make sure to accept McGill's admission offer online and pay your $300 deposit (not that this charge may vary on your program, consult this website).

Workshops

McGill's newest grads celebrate their accomplishments.

Helping you settle into McGill

Moving to university can seem like a bit of a rocky road. If you're feeling lost in large classes or falling behind in your studies, explore McGill's seminars and workshops for help. You can also visit McGill's Students page for more workshop opportunities.

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Fall Orientation

Orientation is a time when the McGill Community welcomes our new students. Come and make new friends, get important information and learn more about McGill and Montreal. The following pages will inform you on the different activities, workshops, events and resources that will help you start your career at McGill in the best possible way!

Pre-arrival checklist

Getting ready for university should be an exciting and worry free time in your life, so to help ease your preparations we’ve compiled a checklist of the top 17 important things to do before arriving at McGill.

  1. Make sure to accept McGill's admission offer online and pay your $300 deposit.

Session d'accueil pour étudiants francophones

Session d’accueil

Vous n'avez encore jamais étudié en anglais?

C'est à vous que s'adresse la Session d’accueil. Pendant cette session l'Adjointe aux étudiants francophones vous souhaitera elle-même la bienvenue et vous communiquera des informations essentielles pour réussir à McGill.

What to pack

Items Tips and Hints

Pre-arrival checklist - January

Getting ready for university should be an exciting and worry free time in your life, so to help ease your preparations we’ve compiled a checklist of the top 15 important things to do before arriving at McGill.

  1. Make sure to accept McGill's admission offer online and pay your deposit (note that this charge may vary on your program, consult this website).

Before you arrive

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Welcome to McGill!

Congratulations on becoming a McGill Graduate student! To help you start it on the right foot, we’ve compiled a checklist for you and some suggested items to pack. We also provide a brief overview on how to register for your courses, which you should do several weeks before classes begin.

Restaurants

Montreal is renowned for its culinary treats, and features a restaurant to suit nearly every taste. From Afghan to Tibetan, from its famous smoked meat to its celebrated bagels and poutine, Montreal offers an eclectic array of reasonably priced foods that are not to be missed.