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Welcome to McGill!

We are happy to welcome you on campus in Fall 2024. McGill Welcome Week and Orientation is your opportunity to get to know McGill University, meet new friends, explore Montreal and kick off your first year at McGill University! There are sub-pages in this section with everything you need to know about: 

Trying to plan your arrival date in Montreal? Here are some key dates:   

  • Move-in weekend on the Downtown Campus will be from Saturday August 17 and Sunday August 18 

  • For Macdonald Campus activities, move-in weekend will be on Saturday August 17 and Sunday August 18. Check the Faculty's orientation webpage for more information.

For more information on Move-in please visit the Student Housing Website.

SSMU & MCSS Frosh 

SSMU and MCSS Frosh are your introduction to McGill campus, with events, activities, and fun hosted by faculties and student groups! SSMU and MCSS Frosh will start during McGill Welcome Week (the week of August 19). Visit the Frosh Registration site for dates and information. 

Are you an international student?

Check the International Students Services’ pre-arrival webinars page and orientation page where you may find useful additional information.

Find your community and supports on campus

At McGill, you’ll find a wide range of services, spaces, and resources that are available to support you and to make you feel more included on campus. Discover what's there for you!

Are you an Indigenous student starting at McGill in Fall 2024?

Want to connect with resources available on campus, reach out to the First Peoples’ House

Are you a new student looking to register with Student Accessibility and Achievement?

Visit their website for more information.

Equity at McGill

As you start at McGill, discover our equity programming available to all students. Our educational workshop series help create spaces in which students are empowered to foster inclusive and equitable living and learning environments on campus. Visit the Teaching and Learning Services website for more information.


If you are looking for accessibility information on McGill buildings, consult the campus access guides.

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