Resources Directory (compiled by the Office of the Dean of Students):

Hotlines (bilingual and available 24/7)
Info Santé and Info Social
(Info Santé) For consultation on healthcare related problems with a nurse
(Info Social) For consultation on psychosocial problems with a social worker
Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montréal
For information about social security, health, employment, welfare, recreation, etc.
For loneliness, anxiety, stress, relationship problems, addiction, violence, grief, etc.
Suicide Action Montreal
For those who are thinking of suicide, concerned friends/family, or anyone affected by suicide
TRACOM Centre for Crisis Intervention
Offers 24/7 crisis line, temporary housing, follow-up, and crisis intervention
Drugs: Help and Referral 514-527-2626
Montreal Sexual Assault Centre
For survivors, friends/family of survivors, and those in doubt who need consultation
Crisis: 514-934-4504
Helpline: 1-888-933-9007
On-Campus Resources

As of Fall 2017, there has begun a structural integration of Counselling and Mental Health Services. In order to optimize service delivery to students, all clinicians have become one unit under the name Counselling Services and all psychiatrists have formed a new unit called Psychiatric Services. You can learn more about the restructuring and how services have been affected online.


The McGill Student Wellness Hub provides physical and mental health services.  Their team includes doctors (general practitioners), nurses, psychiatrists, counsellors, social workers, and dietitians, as well as health promotion and outreach staff.  Some examples of services you can receive include:  care for anxiety and depression, diagnosis of mental illnesses, prescription renewals, STI testing, information and guidance for dietary choices, and referrals.

The Hub is open Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4pm.

Urgent Care:  Drop-ins (same-day appointments) begin being processed at 8 a.m.  Please go in person to the Wellness Hub on the third floor of the Brown Building, 3600 McTavish.  Students can check into the kiosk beginning at 7 a.m.

Meet with a Professional:  Whether you’re looking for care related to mental or physical health, you can book an appointment with a professional by calling 514-398-6017 (Monday to Friday, from  10 am to 3 pm), or by visiting the Hub in person (Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 4 pm).

514-398-6017 | | | Brown Building Third Floor

The OSD aims to facilitate and support the inclusion of diverse learners. Other than exam and note-taking accommodations, the OSD also holds workshops on various topics (e.g. anxiety, ADHD, learning techniques, apps for busy students, writing apps, etc.), runs a mentorship program and a study partner program, as well as provides access to a computer lab and many adaptive software and equipment. First appointments must be made with an Access Advisor via an online form on their website. The first meeting can be done in person or via Skype.

514-398-6009 | | | Redpath Library Building RS56

The SSAO aims to promote accessibility, support retention, and encourage scholarship through financial awards for needy and deserving students in any degree program from any geographic origin. It also provides resources and workshops on money management, and administers the Work/Study Program.

514-398-6013 | | / | Brown Building 3200

Service Point assists current students with enquiries pertaining to their student record, in addition to their fee status and the billing process. Students can get information and assistance regarding transcripts, ID cards, holds on course registrations, exam conflicts or deferrals, and student exchanges. Service point is open from 10 AM – 4 PM, and students can add themselves to the waiting list via the P@geMe app (

514-398-7878 | | McLennan Library Building (McTavish, street level)

The Tutorial Service is a peer tutoring service that matches students’ request for academic assistance with a qualified student selected from a bank of private tutors. Tutors cost $15/hour, and first-year students get one hour of free tutoring, while students on probation get free tutoring. Varsity athletes, students with disabilities, and Indigenous students get subsidized tutoring. Occasionally, there are free tutoring sessions for some large classes.

514-398-5816 | | | Brown Building 4200

The ISS supports international students at McGill, and aims to ease their transition to their new life here. The ISS provides information about health insurance, assistance in applying for documentation to study or work in Canada, language support and more. It also runs the Buddy Program, as well as many workshops (including a workshop about winter).

514-398-4349 | | | Brown Building 4400

McGill Students’ Nightline offers a confidential and anonymous information, listening and referral service. Ready to take calls & online chats on virtually any topic, Nightline’s volunteers are there to help answer information questions, such as inquiries regarding academic policies, directions, or even food delivery numbers. As well, their lines are open to anyone who just wants to chat about something that might be on their mind, such as exam anxiety or relationship troubles.

514-398-6246 (MAIN) | | 6 PM – 3 AM every night during the school year

SACOMSS is a volunteer-run organization committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and their allies through direct support, advocacy, and outreach. SACOMSS provide a crisis helpline, in-person support, support groups, advocacy, as well as community initiatives such as workshops and peer education.

514-398-8500 | | | SSMU Building B-27

SSMU Clubs Listings

If you’re interested in learning more about the available clubs and student organizations on campus, take a look at the SSMU Clubs Listings. These are a great way to make new friends, explore an interest/hobby, pick up a new skill, or just get rid of loneliness. Visit the club’s Facebook page or website to learn about what they do, or about upcoming events.

Club categories (click on a category to see the list)
Academic and Advising Resources
Know Your Student Rights
This website provides information about academic issues, including regulations regarding course syllabi, grading, assessments, final exams (especially conflicts and deferrals), and academic accommodations at the undergraduate level. It also contains resources that will help you in resolving disputes. For any questions, send an email to |

List of all Departmental Advising Offices

Faculty Advising Offices
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