With cold and flu season picking up – especially during COVID-19 – many members of the McGill community are interested in obtaining a flu vaccination. Quebec’s flu vaccine program launches on November 1st and is free for people who are most at risk of developing complications. Individuals who are not at risk, however, must pay for these vaccines.
If you’re studying teaching, nursing, social work, psychoeducation, psychology, or any other subject related to mental health, you may be eligible to attend the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health’s Annual Conference for FREE!
Monday October 12th is Thanksgiving Day in Canada, and the campus will be closed for a statutory holiday. Considering the current Red Alert status in Montreal, we know how important it is for our students to have opportunities to connect with each other during this long weekend, especially if you can't be with family members or friends in person.
From June 25 to July 11, 2020, Student Services surveyed new and returning degree-seeking students about their plans for the remote Fall 2020 semester, on topics ranging from living situations to access to technology to student needs and well-being.
In May 2020, Teaching and Learning Services (TLS), Student Services, and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) collaborated to launch the COVID-19 Student Impact Survey to help units across the University better understand the student experience in the Winter 2020 term. With a 22% response rate from the over 30,000 graduate and undergraduate students who received the survey, the results will be used to inform how we serve and support students in the coming year.
Please note that all Student Services units will be closed on the following dates:
Wednesday June 24th and Wednesday July 1st (statutory holidays)
Friday June 26th and Friday July 3rd (Summer Fridays)
Summer operating hours will resume on Monday July 6th. Please consult each unit's page for details on their summer hours.
Please note that all Student Services units will be closed on Monday, May 18, 2020. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.
Please note that all Student Services units will close from Friday, April 10, 2020 to Monday, April 13, 2020 inclusive. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
All Student Services units will be closed on Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 from 9am to 1pm for a staff training exercise. However, OSD exams and pre-booked psychiatrist appointments will continue as scheduled. If you have a psychiatrist appointment, please wait in the waiting room and your psychiatrist (or another team member) will greet you when it is your turn to be seen.
With our services closed during the holiday period, we know it can be hard to know where to turn for support, resources, or answers over the next couple of weeks. Gere are some of the options available to you throughout the holiday closure:
All Student Services units will be closed from Tuesday December 24th through Thursday January 2nd, inclusive. We will re-open for our usual hours on Friday January 3rd.
Please note that the Student Wellness Hub will not have drop-in appointments on Friday January 3rd.
Student Services will be closed as of 3:30pm on Wednesday December 4th, 2019, with the following exceptions:
With the impending arrival of this season’s first winter storm, our team has been monitoring conditions all day to evaluate any potential impact on tomorrow’s Student Wellness Hub Open House.
Snow is expected well into tomorrow morning, when we are expecting materials and equipment to be delivered for the event. We have already been advised by at least one of our vendors of possible weather-related delays.
With cold and flu season slowly picking up again, many McGill students have been asking about accessing the flu vaccine on campus.
The Student Wellness Hub will be offering flu vaccines in late November only to the following populations:
All Student Services units will be closed on Thursday October 24th, 2019 from 9am to 1pm for a staff training exercise. However, OSD exams and pre-booked psychiatrist appointments will continue as scheduled. If you have a psychiatrist appointment, please wait in the waiting room and your psychiatrist (or another team member) will greet you when it is your turn to be seen.