Web accessibility at McGill University

McGill University follows the Standard sur l'accessibilité des sites Web (SGQRI 008 2.0) to make its websites accessible to all Internet users. These standards are designed to ensure users can understand, navigate and interact with web content regardless of their individual abilities, device, environment or quality of access.

McGill University cannot guarantee accessibility to content provided by third parties not subject to those standards.


Validation tools

McGill University websites are tested using the following technologies:

  • Google Chrome WAVE Evaluation Tool, version 3.0.9
  • Google Chrome WCAG Color contrast checker, version 3.5.4
  • VoiceOver for macOS Catalina



The following icons are used on McGill websites:

  • Play button icon Play button
  • Menu toggle icon Menu toggler
  • Magnifying glass search icon Search
  • House home icon Homepage
  • Up arrow icon Top of page
  • Close X icon Close
  • Plus icon Open a section
  • Minus icon Close a section
  • Previous month left arrow icon Previous month
  • Next month right arrow icon Next month
  • Highlight i icon Highlight
  • PDF file icon PDF file
  • Document icon Document
  • Envelope contact icon Contact button



If you have difficulty navigating our websites, contact us using the following form:

Requests that are received by this form that are not related to web accessibility will not be responded to. If you have questions concerning admissions, please contact McGill Service Point.

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