Travel and mobility


21 May 2020

Deans may now grant exemptions for some travel that is deemed necessary for prioritized field-based research. Such travel must be done within the province of Quebec and not require air travel.

University-related travel suspended

6 Apr 2020

On March 14, McGill prohibited university-related international outbound travel, in accordance with the Government of Canada advisory. As of April 6, all McGill-related travel within Canada is also...

Travel exemptions now in place for international students

27 Mar 2020

Exemptions for international students and temporary foreign workers are now in place. If you’re eligible, you can now travel to Canada. You can get complete information on the Government of Canada...

International students who wish to return home

23 Mar 2020

International students who are still in Canada, but wish to return home, should contact their home country consulate to obtain the necessary information and instructions.

Shuttle bus service will be suspended on March 25

23 Mar 2020

Starting Wednesday, March 25, shuttle bus service will be suspended between the downtown and Macdonald campuses. This measure is in accordance with the latest directives from the Quebec government....

For Canadian citizens stranded abroad

21 Mar 2020

The Government of Canada is working with other countries to arrange commercial flights to bring stranded Canadian citizens back home....

Student Travel for Exchanges & Mobility Suspended

20 Mar 2020

In keeping with government directives, McGill has suspended all student travel outside Canada for internships, student exchanges, international mobility programs, competitions or conferences....

Increasing limitations being placed on non-essential travel

19 Mar 2020

On March 19, Premier François Legault asked Quebecers to avoid unnecessary travel between regions in the province in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. In a separate news conference, Prime...

All McGill-related outbound international travel is prohibited

14 Mar 2020

Given the Government of Canada’s advisory to avoid non-essential travel outside Canada, all McGill-related outbound international travel is prohibited. All personal international travel is strongly...


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