We will be closed on Thursday, July 12th  for an office clean-up and staff development activities.

Drop-In advising will exceptionally be available on: 

Friday, July 13th from 9:30AM to 11:00AM.

Regular Summer Office Hours from June 4th to August 17th:

Monday - Friday: 9am-4:30pm

Closed for Lunch: 12-1pm


Step 2: Register for online Buddy Volunteer Training




MAY 3, Thursday

5:30pm – 7:00pm

registration closed

MAY 15, Tuesday

9:30am – 11:00am

registration closed

MAY 22, Tuesday

11:30am – 1:00pm

registration closed

MAY 31, Thursday

3:30pm – 5:00pm

 registration closed

JUNE 7, Thursday

10:00am – 11:30am

registration closed

JUNE 21, Thursday

5:30pm – 7:00pm

registration closed

JULY 5, Thursday

12:00pm – 1:30pm

registration closed

JULY 17, Tuesday

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Register Here!

JULY 31, Tuesday

9:30am – 11:00am

Register Here!

AUG 7, Tuesday

4:00pm – 5:30pm

Two weeks prior


This 1-hour training webinar is designed to help you:




  • Understand your role and responsibilities as a Buddy Volunteer
  • Identify and appreciate culturally-influenced communication styles
  • Engage in culturally-sensitive and respectful dialogue with new international students
  • Identify ways to facilitate the new student's transition to McGill and Montreal
  • Refer students to resources that can answer their questions about specific topics
  • Understand the importance of respecting student privacy and confidentiality
  • Identify ways in which the experience will benefit your own development



Next Sessions:


*EDT = Eastern Daylight Time (click here to find the equivalent time in another time zone)

Every webinar will be followed by a live Q&A session to answer any question you might have about the McGill International Buddy Program