FAQ - Administrative Matters

As the parent a new McGill student, who should I call for general information about student services?
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The First-Year Office has information on all McGill services for new students, including special assistance for francophones who will be studying in an English milieu for the first time.

Where can I find an academic calendar with important dates for my student?
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McGill offers programs of study in some 300 disciplines through its 21 faculties and schools, so important dates and deadlines may vary from one program to another. The Important Dates portal has been implemented to help you find the dates and deadlines you are looking for by category, faculty or school or keyword, and important academic dates and legal holidays have also been gathered under one header.
Visit the Important Dates portal >>
View payments deadlines pertaining to student accounts >>

Is there a calendar for first-year students?
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The First-Year Office publishes the First-Year Calendar, a calendar of dates specifically for students beginning their studies at McGill.
Access the First-Year Calendar and other publications from the First-Year Office >>

Can I access my student’s record?
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In accordance to the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act, McGill will not release information regarding a student’s record or their academic standing to anyone other than the student, even if your student is a minor.


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