Graduate Students

There's no question that life as a graduate student is rewarding, but trying to figure out everything you need to know and do can sometimes make it challenging as well. In this section we break it down for you. The GPS report to Senate on Preparing Doctoral Students for Careers will also give you a good idea of what GPS and McGill do to support graduate students.

    Dean's Welcome      

Welcome to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) at McGill!

Registration and Degree Progress

Registration dates, time limitation policy, and graduation deadlines

   Research Tracking     

Graduate Student Research Progress Tracking (mandatory for all PhD students)


Professional development tool to support individualized career planning


Ongoing project to track, report, connect, and exchange knowledge among PhDs.

Graduate Research Trainee

Visiting graduate students who conduct part of their research at McGill

Graduate Policies and Regulations

McGill's e-calendar, the authoritative resource for policies and regulations