Top fifteen useful sites for students

Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Web-101-DSC_3345_intYou’re already finding your way around campus — now find your way around the Web! Here are the 15 most useful sites for new and returning McGill students:

1. Students’ Home Page

Did you know that McGill has a home page customized especially for students? Bookmark www.mcgill.ca/students for links to exam schedules, Orientation events, great public lectures and other content that matters to you.

2. Directory of Services

This is a master list of every service and resource available to you as a McGill student, all in one place.

3. Campus Life & Engagement

This site helps new students settle into life at McGill and in Montreal. They’ll help you find the people and services you need to hit the ground running.

4. Important Dates

All the key dates for your academic year – including registration deadlines, exam periods and study breaks – in one searchable site.

5. Academic Resources

Tutoring, English- or French-language help, academic advising and much more.

6. Engage McGill

If you’re looking for ways to get involved outside the classroom, check out this one-stop-shop for clubs, volunteering opportunities, on-campus jobs and more. There’s so much to do here, it’s ridiculous.

7. Athletics & Recreation

We’re not all varsity athletes. Find out how to check out a game, blow off steam at the gym, strike a yoga pose, or take a dip in the pool.

8. Libraries

You’ll definitely want to familiarize yourself with McGill’s amazing libraries – both virtually and in person – before the school year gets underway.

9. Getting started with IT

Check out this guide to all things IT (information technology) at McGill, from setting up your McGill e-mail to signing into campus Wi-Fi.

10. International Education

Thinking of studying abroad? This is where to find all the information about exchanges, internships and field studies with other universities across the globe.

11. Student Records

Find out about updating your personal information and getting important documents like your transcript, proof of enrolment or ID card.

12. Student Accounts

A place to learn about tuition, fees and e-billing, to make your McGill finances as stress-free as possible.

13. Student Aid

Need help paying for school? Apply for scholarships, bursaries, loans and work-study jobs, and find tools to help you balance your budget.

14. Food Services

Get info on dining locations, hours of operation, meal-plans and everything else you need to know about food on campus.

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 around campus, from ground-breaking research to big events.

 

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