Student Services

SSMU (Students’ Society of McGill University):

  • SSMU is the university-wide student union. They are here to speak out for us and advocate for our interests. Among their priorities are fairer academic justice process, better quality instruction, and better services for students.

Student services available as a McGill student:

Student run clubs and organizations:

Service point:

McGill Students Health Care Services (Brown Student Services Building):

  • The McGill Health Clinic can be used by all registered McGill students who have paid the Student Services fee. In order to use the clinic, these students must present proof that they have paid the fee.
  • The clinic offers regular appointments for students seeking general check-ups, prescription renewals, STI testing, PAP smears, referrals and third party-physicals. General and/or travel immunizations are also available.
  • The clinic also offers an urgent care walk-in clinic for those students who must be seen as soon as possible. If you are seeking a medical note for a missed exam, assignment, or class, please refer to the section on Medical Notes & Records before visiting the urgent care clinic.

McGill Counselling and Mental Health Services (Brown Student Services Building):

  • The professionals at the McGill Counselling Service provide a variety of services and interventions designed to support the unique needs of  students.  The clinic works with individuals dealing with a wide range of psychological, emotional, and academic challenges to alleviate distress, promote self-understanding, and develop effective solutions to the obstacles impeding their success and growth.

McGill Psychiatric Services (Brown Student Services Building):

  •  The focus of their service is to enable students to achieve psychological well-being and academic success. Their clinic consists of a team of psychiatrists who are all available with referral and by appointment. We offer services ranging from individual therapy to light therapy lamps.

McGill Student Night Line:

  • McGill Students’ Nightline (514-398-6246) is a confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental listening service run by McGill students. They aim to provide the community with a variety of support, which includes anything from information to crisis management and referral
  • They also run Chatline, an online messaging service which is an extension of McGill Students’ Nightline. To learn more, visit the link above or see the Chatline section of their website.

Peer Support Center (second floor of 3471 Peel St.):

  • The PSC is staffed by friendly and well-trained student peer supporters. The center provides a welcoming space where students can share their experiences, feel truly listened to, and find ways to resolve the things they are going through.
  • Drop-in or make an appointment to chat one-on-one with a supporter about anything on your mind.

Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Students Society:

  • The Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Students’ Society (SACOMSS) is a volunteer-run organization committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and their allies through direct support, advocacy, and outreach.
  • Their services include Drop-In and Line (DIAL), Support Groups, Advocacy, and Outreach. Additionally, they offer sexual assault sensitivity training to McGill and Montreal groups, provide information and referrals, and organize events to raise awareness about sexual assault.
  • For their support line dial (514) 398-8500 and for drop in hours, visit their website

Legal Advice Clinic:

  • The Legal Information Clinic at McGill (LICM) is a non-profit, student-run, bilingual and free legal information service. Their mandate is to provide legal information, referral and community services to the McGill and Montreal communities, with a continuing commitment to meeting the needs of marginalized groups.