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ISS is available virtually and in-person Mondays-Fridays during business hours.

Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinars

OrientationStarting at McGill in Fall 2024?

Meet us online for a Pre-Orientation Webinar! Learn everything you need to know about:

CAQs and Study Permits  

McGill and Montreal

Healthcare in Quebec

Diverse Voices at McGill

Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinar Schedule

Times listed below* are in Eastern Time (ET). Find the time in your time zone here

Immigration Essentials

International Student Guide to McGill & Montreal

  • Find out what to expect when crossing the border into Canada

  • Learn what to pack and what to do upon arrival (banking, cell phones, etc.)

  • Download the LINKS Document (Handout)

  • If you missed this webinar, you can view the Recording

IHI & Accessing Healthcare in Quebec as an International Student

  • Learn how to navigate off-campus health resources as an international student
  • Familiarize yourself with the Quebec healthcare system.
  • Understand how your Health Insurance plan works.
  • Download the Links Document (Handout)
  • If you missed this webinar, you can view the Recording

Coming to McGill as Me

  • Current McGill students tell their stories of coming to Canada
  • These personal stories representing diverse and intersectional perspectives will provide insights and information on how to prepare for your own journey

Pre-Arrival Webinars Organized by Campus Life & Engagement

Check out the pre-arrivals webinars offered by McGill Campus Life & Engagement, on a variety of useful topics such as Getting Involved in McGill, Tips for a Healthy First Year, Living Off-Campus, and many more!


Welcome to your first experience of McGill and Montreal!

The Team at International Student Services

Brown Student Services Building
3600 McTavish, Suite 5100, Montreal, QC H3A 0G3
Tel: 514-398-4349

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