Orientation for New International Students


Please check back in July for updates on Fall 2017 Orientation for New International Students.

Events below open to NEW McGill international undergraduate and graduate students and international exchange students.     


August 21 to 25
from 10am-3pm
Brown Building, Room 3001

Visit our New International Student
Meet & Greet Lounge!  

Here you can:

  • Drop by and chat with other new international students
  • Enjoy some free refreshments and snacks
  • Watch our International Student Orientation videos
  • Chat with an International Student Advisor
  • Get tips about navigating McGill and Montreal
  • Write a postcard to your family (we'll mail it for you)!

​Drop by for as little - or as long - as you'd like!
Note: this lounge is a STUDENTS-ONLY zone.


August 21 to 25 from 3-4pm
Sept. 5 & 7 from 5:30-6:30pm
Sept. 6 from 12:30 - 1:30pm
Brown Building, Room 3001

Mac Campus: Sept. 1 (details TBD)

International Student
Orientation Info-Sessions

Join us for a short presentation on Immigration, Health Insurance, Montreal, and an overview of post-orientation activities designed just for you! 

There will then be an open "Question & Answer" session after the presentation.

Please note that these info-sessions are for STUDENTS ONLY:


Thursday, Sept. 14 from 4-6pm
Location TBD

Let's celebrate your arrival in Montreal and welcome you to the McGill community! 

McGill International Students Services staff cordially invites NEW International Students to a hallowed McGill tradition: its annual Reception for New International Students. This event, in your honor, will provide you with an opportunity to meet University officials, members of Montreal Diplomatic Corps and other new students. 

NOTE:  This is event is ONLY open to NEW (2017) INTERNATIONAL undergraduate, graduate, exchange and visiting students.