The next Parliament of the World’s Religions (PoWR) will be held in Toronto November 1-7, 2018. The Parliament has been meeting every few years since 1893, and is now a world-renowned gathering of people from dozens of faith backgrounds and scores of countries. Recent conferences have drawn attendances numbering more than 10,000. For details about this incredible conference, please visit the Parliament's website.
Please note that all Student Services' units will close for the Easter Holiday from Friday, March 30, 2018 to Monday, April 2, 2018 inclusive. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
Please note that the MORSL offices will be closed on Friday March 30th for Good Friday and the beginning of Passover. There is no zen meditation practice on this date since the Birks building is also closed. MORSL is also closed on Monday April 2, which is Easter Monday and the third day of Passover. Easter and Passover are among the most celebrated holidays in Christianity and Judaism, and bring a message of hope. We wish everyone a joyous holiday and look forward to seeing you when we re-open on April 3rd
We are acutely aware that time of year can be very challenging for students. If you – or someone you know – is showing signs of distress and may be at risk, we encourage you to take action and reach out. There are many resources to assist you:
Bell Let’s Talk Day is fast approaching and we need your help to make it a success!
As of January 31st 2018, you will find the Office for Students with Disabilities’ frontline staff, advising services, learning resources, and assessment services in 1010 Sherbrooke, Suite 410 (4th floor). All students will be served at this location.
Exam services and administrative staff will continue operating out of our McTavish location (3459 McTavish Street, Rm RS56).
After discovering cocaine laced with fentanyl, Montreal Public Health warns recreational drug users to exercise caution.
What is Fentanyl?
Fentanyl is a cheap but powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more potent. The fentanyl equivalent of a few grains of salt could be fatal. Drug dealers are using it as a filler, lacing drugs that come in pill, powder or injectable form. There is even evidence that fentanyl may be laced in marijuana.
Please note that all Student Services' units will close for the Holiday Break from Monday, December 25, 2017 to Tuesday, January 2, 2018, inclusive. Normal hours will resume on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.
Have you heard about the NEW Rossy Student Wellness Hub Project? Would you like to participate in the student consultation process?
In late January 2017, Quebec passed a law that made extra medical fees for services covered by the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) illegal. Because of this law, Student Health Services can no longer provide some vaccines to students.
The Eating Disorder Program is currently under review by McGill University Student Services. However, Psychiatric Services continues to offer support to students with eating disorders who are committed to changing their relationship with food.
Effective Monday, November 6th, Tutorial Services has migrated from Counselling Service to the Office of Services for Students.