McGill University offers a full range of services and opportunities to its students. Health, well-being, housing, childcare, finances are just some of the aspects of student life that are served by resources on campus. With its global emphasis on the quality of student life and learning, the University provides support for a diverse and dynamic student community.
In keeping with McGill University’s commitment to education and innovation, Athletics and Recreation vows to provide students and staff opportunities to participate in sport and physical activity within an inclusive environment that values health, well-being, and fairplay. We strive to instill within our community the values of academic and sporting excellence along with the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle.
- Career Planning Service
McGill University's Career Planning Service (CaPS) is principally funded by McGill student services fees and receives support from corporate and alumni sponsorships. CaPS assists students in their career development and search for permanent, part-time, and summer jobs, as well as internships, by providing workshops, individual advising, a comprehensive job posting service, and an extensive Career Resource Centre.
- French as a Second Language (FRSL)
FRSL courses develop reading, writing, listening and speaking skills and strategies, as well as critical thinking and cultural awareness. All courses are credited and summer courses are available.
- International Student Services
International Student Services (ISS) supports the growth, progress, and success of international students at McGill, and aims to ease their transition to a new school, a new home and a new country.
- Office of Fellowships and Awards
The Fellowships and Awards section of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) helps you identify funding opportunities and apply for funding. Whether you are finishing an undergraduate program, already at work on a graduate degree or nearing completion of your doctoral thesis, the GPS can provide you with information on many sources of support for Canadians and non-Canadians, both new to McGill and continuing their studies.
- Office for Students with Disabilities
Students are encouraged to contact the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) at the time of their acceptance at McGill. If students discover that they require assistance once they are at McGill, they may also contact us. Students come to us by self-referral, by referral from another unit at McGill, or from an outside agency.
- Post-Graduate Student Society
The Post-Graduate Student Society (PGSS) provides representation for its members and encourage involvement in political processes, both internal and external to the University; works to improve the quality and accessibility of post-graduate education at McGill; represents and defends the rights of its members; provides resources and services to improve the quality of life of Society members at McGill; disseminates information of interest to Society members; provides a financially and temporally accessible, popular social environment to Society members; and administers Thomson House.
- Scholarships and Student Aid Office
We aim to connect students with the financial resources necessary to help cover the cost of school. Here you will find information about government aid programs, McGill loans and bursaries, scholarship funding, debt management, individualized budget counselling, and our Work Study program.
- Service Point
Service Point assists current students with inquiries pertaining to their student record, in addition to their fee status, the billing process, and much more.
- Social Equity and Diversity Education Office
The Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) Office is committed to fostering a fair and inclusive environment that respects the dignity of each member of the McGill Community. By actively educating, heightening awareness, and providing opportunities for dialogue about equity and diversity-related issues, we strive to strengthen the Community in our shared responsibility toward a truly equitable society.
- Student Wellness Hub
The Student Wellness Hub is a renovated space, with increased staff, clinicians and medical professionals, for any and all health and wellness needs that you may have. It is now open and is located on the third, fourth and fifth floors of the Brown Building. It has consolidated and expanded Health Services, Counselling and Psychiatric Services, so you won’t have to restart if or when you go between units. You also won't have to guess which service is right for you. Students can also make an appointment with their Local Wellness Advisors here.