Top 15 websites for McGill students

Make the transition from beach bag to backpack a little easier — all with the power of the internet.

Make the transition from beach bag to backpack a little easier — all with the power of the internet. Here are 15 websites to peruse as you prep for the new academic year:

  1. McGill Interactive Map
    Get lost no longer. Find the location of every building on both campuses in this searchable, interactive Google-Maps-powered tool.
  2. Directory of Services
    A master list of every service and resource available to you as a McGill student, sorted into categories like academics, wellness, safety and campus life.
  3. Important Dates
    All the key dates for your academic year—including registration deadlines, exam periods and study breaks—in one searchable site.
  4. Student Wellness Hub
    Your one-stop shop for all things health and wellness, including info on how to book an appointment with a mental or physical health professional.
  5. Campus Life and Engagement
    Whether you’re a first-year or returning student, CL&E is your landing page for connecting with student-focused supports and resources. Find information on orientation and transition, getting involved on campus, leadership development opportunities, and more.
  6. Athletics & Recreation
    Find out how to catch a game, blow off steam at the gym, strike a yoga pose, or take a dip in the pool.
  7. Libraries
    Your portal to McGill’s expansive collection of books, academic journals, reference materials, and more. Familiarize yourself both online and in-person—your research papers will thank you.
  8. IT for Students
    A guide to all the IT (information technology) details you’ll need, from setting up your McGill email to signing in to campus Wi-Fi.
  9. McGill Abroad
    Want to broaden your horizons beyond the Roddick gates? Find all the information you need about exchanges, internships and field studies with other universities across the globe.
  10. Student Accounts
    Make adulting a little more manageable. Learn how to pay your tuition, get tax receipts, defer payments, and more.
  11. Scholarships and Student Aid
    Apply for scholarships, bursaries, loans and work-study jobs, and find tools to help you balance your budget.
  12. Student Records
    Need a transcript, proof of enrolment, or McGill ID? Want to update your personal information? Start here.
  13. Food & Dining Services
    Get the low-down on meal plans and where to grab a snack between classes, from residence dining halls to options like Starbucks, Subway and Booster Juice.
  14. Facebook (and Twitter, and Instagram)
    Did you know that there are over 150 social media accounts from departments and units across McGill? Check out this comprehensive list and follow accounts like Campus Life & Engagement (CL&E)Food & Dining Servicesand the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) for student-centered events, promotions and info.
  15. The Reporter
    We don’t mean to toot our own horn (well, OK, yes we do), but the Reporter is a great place to find out about all the interesting stuff happening around campus, from ground-breaking research to big events.

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