Guidelines and Resources

William Osler Library

On this page, students will find links and downloadable documents that will offer them guidance and information to graduate studies at McGill University and within the Neuroscience Graduate Program

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS)

Rules and Regulations for Graduate Students

Please note that the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies of McGill University administers the procedures, the programs, and the rules and regulations for graduate students. Please consult their web site at

New students should be familiar with the contents of:

General Information on Faculty Regulations and Research Guidelines of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies (received at entrance; updates from Graduate Program Office; available on the web here)

The Handbook of Student Rights and Responsibilities available on the web here.

Students are responsible for:

  • Reading, understanding and following procedures, rules and regulations of the GPS office, complying with deadlines for registration and thesis submission, and carrying out procedures correctly
  • Reading, understanding and following procedures, rules and regulations outlined on the Integrated Program in Neuroscience website
  • Their own behaviour and conduct.

The Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office is located on the 4th floor of the James Administration Building on central campus.

Graduate Studies Office: 514-398-3990 (including thesis office and fellowships office).

Web site

* Note: Students should consult the GPS web site, the Red Book and the Green Book for more detailed descriptions of rules and regulations. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and follow these regulations. If you have questions after consulting these sources, contact the departmental Graduate Program Office (514-398-1905).

Information on Academic Integrity



McGill University and the Graduate Program in Neurological Sciences demand the highest ethical conduct from our students. It is every student's responsibility to be aware of the code of conduct and to act according to these ethical principles in all aspects of academic life including research and course work. The following links and documents will provide you with the necessary information on the regulations guiding academic conduct at McGill University.