COVID-19 Update

Further to Quebec government directives, McGill University campuses will be closed until further notice. All Campus Life & Engagement in-person activities including workshops and events are cancelled or postponed to a later date. Please check your email for updates. We will be providing limited services through virtual means and will respond to firstyear [at] (emails) during our regular hours 10:00AM – 4:30PM, Monday to Friday.

Orientation Week (Fall)

McGill Orientation Week is a big event for everyone involved! Parents of new students can go to the McGill Orientation Week website for different Orientation and Frosh-related FAQs.


Things for Parents & Families to do at McGill during Orientation Week

Downtown Campus

The Parents Tent is your one-stop resource centre for everything McGill. Drop by to see it on the downtown campus lower field. There are also information sessions happening throughout the weekend.

>> Go to the Alumni website to download the schedule and register for Parents Tent!

At the Parents Tent you can:

  • Meet representatives from the Alumni Association and other McGill groups and services
  • Inquire about on-campus services and resources for your student
  • Find out about other services such as banking, credit cards, phone plans and insurance

Macdonald Campus

There are also activities planned for McGill Parents at Macdonald. Visit the website for more information and to register.

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