Learning Resources and Support

Academic Resources

Advising

Faculty-level and departmental advisors are available to help students succeed academically by providing information about University regulations and program requirements. Students can access their advisors through University offices, services, and websites. You can ask your advising questions here.

Bookstore

McGill has two official bookstores: the McGill Bookstore on the Downtown campus, where you can buy books, stationery, lab material, McGill swag, and more, and Macdonald Campus Students’ Society Bookstore, where you can buy your textbooks for Mac campus courses and other materials. You can also use the McGill Classifieds to find used books. Learn more here.

Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures

Here is the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures. Be sure to familiarize yourself with it so that you know all the rules!

Library

Not only do they offer excellent study spaces, but they also can help immensely in your research. You can find the Library's website here. To see what you can do at the libraries, check out their services here.

Study Abroad

McGill offers numerous opportunities to study abroad, including exchange, independent study-away, internship, field study semester, and summer opportunities. In addition to the opportunities, you can find out what you need to sort out before you do your study-abroad. Learn more here.

 

Tomlinson Project in University-level Science Education (T-PULSE)

T-PULSE was established in 2002 to support development of more effective teaching methods for university-level science students and the dissemination of these techniques to the professoriate. It’s involved in various collaborations in the Faculty of Science. You can find out more here.

Tutorial Service

If you need help in a specific course or in preparing for an exam, the McGill Tutorial Service can provide you with a tutor who can assist you to reinforce learning and strengthen academic performance. Check them out here.

McGill Writing Centre

The McGill Writing Centre offers courses to help you refine not only your academic writing skills but also your professional writing techniques. There are workshops, courses, and tutorial services available, all of which you can find here.

French Language Centre (FLC)

The French Language Centre is a department within the Faculty of Arts that offers credit courses to anyone registered in any academic program to help you in learning French as a second language. You can find out more here.

 


Community Resources

Maps and Other Essentials

At first, the campus can be a confusing place to navigate. However, there is a map available for you to help you get to your first class on time. There are other essentials that you can check out here.

Health and Wellness

Internships Offices Network

Internships are a valuable opportunity to get you started in your career, especially if you don’t already have a ton of professional experience. The Internships Offices Network has various internship opportunities available, which you can find here.

Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) Office

SEDE offers volunteering opportunities, training, workshops, and various programs to bolster community engagement and social justice. Learn more here.

Office of the Dean of Students

The Dean of Students is available to offer students assistance during their time at McGill. The Office works as a liaison between students and other sectors of McGill, seeking to promote student success.

 

Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD)

OSD’s core values are student centeredness, transparency, inclusivity, integrity, sustainability, collaboration, and accountability via measurable goals, and with these values, it strives to facilitate wider access learning, promote Universal Design as the model to achieve appropriate access for all learners, and support students who feel access remains an issue for them. Check them out here.

Ombudsperson

The Ombudsperson at McGill intervenes at the beginning of the complaint process, and tries to resolve issues informally before the formal processes take place. The Ombudsperson advocates for a fair process according to the mission of McGill, not for the individual or the administration. If you want to know more or if you need some assistance in conflict resolution, read more here.

McGill Mentor Program

The program has more than 800 mentors from whom you can gain experience and advice for your career development. You will be able to clarify your career goals and enhance your employability, as well as develop a professional image. Learn more about the Mentor Program here.

IT at McGill

IT Services at McGill ensures that you can access the necessary information systems and services easily and securely. Within the department, there are various units that manage different services. Services include WiFi, myCourses, Minerva, McGill email, and more. Learn more here.

Campus Life Engagement

Campus Life & Engagement (CL&E) is a member of Student Services and supports students at the different stages in their life at McGill. You can find out more here.

 

 

McGill University is located on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we meet today.