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Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Undergraduate/Professional Dentistry Requirements

Undergraduate/Professional Dentistry Requirements

Basic Cardiac Life Support

Basic Cardiac Life Support

You must provide (by July 31 of the year in which you are commencing undergraduate dental education) proof of certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), level C or C+, and automated external defibrillation (AED) training. The CPR/AED certification must be valid for at least the first year of your studies. Students are responsible for maintaining valid certification for the duration of the program.

Certification must be granted, or fully recognized, by any of the following organizations:

  • The Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • The Quebec Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • The Canadian Red Cross
  • St. John Ambulance Canada
  • The American Heart Association
  • The American Red Cross

Upload a copy of your certificate to the item on your checklist.

Compulsory Immunization Program

Compulsory Immunization Program

You are required to complete the immunization form for review by McGill's Student Wellness Hub as soon as possible and by no later than July 31 of the year in which you are commencing the undergraduate dental education program. For the purposes of verification of compliance with the immunization requirements, you grant permission to the Admissions Office to securely share your student health information with the Student Wellness Hub.

Locate the Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences tab at the bottom of the Student Wellness Hub's Vaccines page to download your immunization form. Upload your completed, signed, and verified form, with all supporting documentation, to the Student Wellness Hub's portal. Once it is reviewed and approved, the Student Wellness Hub will send an email confirming completion of the Immunization Program. You may be required to meet with a Student Wellness Hub representative if follow-up or additional information is required.

Further details are available at


Instruments for Studies in Dentistry

All Dentistry students must purchase a complete McGill Instrument Kit from the Faculty. See the eCalendar website: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (Undergraduate) > Health Sciences: General Information > Fees: Health Sciences.

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