Student Services is here for you!

McGill offers a wide variety of services to support student success and well-being. Due to the COVID-19 alert level in Montreal, some of our services will return to remote delivery until further notice. For details, click visit the "How to Access Student Services" page. In all cases, access is by appointment only, so please contact us for an appointment.

Coronavirus Updates How to Access Student Services Remote Student Life Portal

Urgent Care

If you are at risk of harming yourself or others, or know someone who is, please call 911

If you or another McGill community member is in immediate danger and you are at the downtown campus, you can call Campus Security at 514-398-3000. If you are at the Macdonald campus, you can call 514-398-7777. 

If you are a survivor of sexual violence, there are resources for you on campus:

  • The Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support and Education offers bilingual services to the McGill community during regular business office hours. Please note that due to the evolving response to COVID-19, OSVRSE drop-in hours, group activities, volunteer activities, and events are cancelled. Our staff is working hard to continue to provide you with virtual or phone support. If you have questions or require assistance during this time, please email us at osvrse [at] and include your contact information. 
  • The Sexual Assault Center of the McGill Students’ Society offers services in English to the general public. Their hotline is 514-398-8500. During COVID-19 closures, the hotline is available on Mondays from 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm, and on Wednesdays from 12-3 pm. 

Community Resources

Please consult the table below for other after-hours resources. All are bilingual unless otherwise stated.

Suicide Action Montreal 1-866-277-3553 24/7

Canada Suicide Prevention Service

Chat services

1-833-456-4566 (phone)

45645 (text)

24/7 (phone)

4 p.m. to midnight every day (text)

TRACOM Centre for Crisis Intervention  514-483-3033 24/7
West Island Crisis Centre (West Island/Macdonald Campus area) 514-684-6160 24/7
Écoute Entraide (francophone) 514-278-2130 8 a.m. to midnight every day
Sexual Assault Provincial Helpline 1-888-933-9007 24/7
Drug and Alcohol Help Line  514-527-2626 24/7
Gamblers Anonymous 514-484-6666 24/7
Montreal Legal Aid 514-864-2111 Monday to Friday 
8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montreal 514-527-1375 24/7
Info-Social (from a Quebec phone number only) 811 24/7
Trans Lifeline US: 877-565-8860
Canada: 877-330-6366


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