Opening Hours

Throughout the calendar year, we're available Monday through Friday from 10am-4pm excluding public holidays. Additional closure dates for the current year can be found below. 


Please note that our staff takes the following days off (closed) on these dates:

  • Labour DayClosed  Monday September 4, 2023
  • ThanksgivingClosed  Monday October 9, 2023
  • Winter breakClosed  Saturday December 23, 2023-Tuesday January 2, 2024
  • EasterClosed  Friday March 29 and Monday April 1, 2024
  • National Patriots' Day: Closed Monday May 20, 2024
  • Saint JeanClosed Monday June 24, 2024
  • Canada DayClosed Monday June 1, 2024


Student Services Half-Day Closures for Training, closed in the morning; opening at 1:00pm on these dates:

  • October 18, 2023
  • November 29, 2023
  • February 21, 2024
  • April 10, 2024


Where to go when MORSL is closed

Faith Resources

  • During special measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, please see our virtual programming page for available online resources.
  • Our website features an up-to-date list of student-friendly religious places of gathering/worship for a wide range of faith traditions. Many offer weekly services or retreats. Please feel free to consult the listing on our website. Note that during COVID-19, many may be closed or offering very limited in-person services. However, most offer online worship, events and support.
  • Our faith volunteers can be reached via their email address included in our multi-faith directory. These volunteers are familiar with MORSL and have been vetted by our administration. If you can't reach one of our volunteers, check the listing of places of worship for student-friendly options.
  • There are some online communities for worship and others who live stream or post recordings of services Check out our listing!
  • For memorials, weddings, baptisms, and funerals please contact the Birks Chapel at 514-398-4121 and fill in their rental form.

Student Services

  • Our sister units in Student Services offer a range of programs from financial aid, career planning, volunteering, mental and physical health services, resources for students with disabilities, international students, and Indigenous students. Visit the main Student Services website as a jumping off point to explore the rich array of offerings.

Emergencies and Wellness Care

  • For emergencies other than those requiring 911 services, please contact: Dean of Students at 514-398-4990 
  • For counseling, psychiatric services, or campus health services, visit the Student Wellness Hub site
  • For students in distress, see the resources within the Dean of Students website
  • For 24/7/365 mental health support via remote (current McGill students), consider keepMe.SAFE

Around Campus

Here's a sampling of free or low-cost services and resources available to students and/or the general population. For clothing, see our listing of thrift stores in the Greater Montreal area.

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