Policies at McGill

Here are some policies that may be of use for queer people at McGill. You can also click here for instructions on how to report incidents at McGill. 


Preferred First Name 

Students may use a Preferred First Name while studying at McGill.

Your preferred first name is the name by which you are normally addressed, and can be different than your legal first name.

Since 2009, students at McGill have been able to use their preferred first name for certain purposes while studying at McGill.  For more information on using your preferred first name, please visit McGill's Student Records website.

Please note that the preferred first name procedure will not change your name on all McGill internal documents. 

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