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Covid-19 update | Mise à jour en lien avec la Covid-19
Due to the current pandemic, we have decided to suspend all in-person campus tours until further notice. We believe it is important to adhere to public health regulations and to support physical distancing. This is why the McGill Welcome Center also remains closed during this time. We will soon be offering future McGill students the opportunity to connect virtually with McGill Tour Guides and Ambassadors through our Live with a Tour Guide program. 
En raison de la pandémie actuelle, nous avons pris la décision de suspendre toutes les visites sur notre campus jusqu’à nouvel ordre. Nous croyons qu’il est important d’adhérer aux consignes de la santé publique et de faire notre part afin de maintenir la distanciation physique. C’est d’ailleurs pourquoi le centre Accueil McGill demeure aussi fermé durant cette période. Toutefois, nous offrirons bientôt de nouvelles façons de venir à la rencontre de nos étudiants ambassadeurs de manière virtuelle.

Live with a Tour Guide!

Live with a Tour Guide!

Do you wish you could travel to Montreal and participate in a campus tour of McGill University? Did you hope to get a chance to ask questions to a current student about what it’s like to study at McGill? If so, join the virtual wave and register for our new series of events: Live with a Tour Guide.

During these series of live broadcasts, a current McGill student will lead a virtual meeting and speak about our buildings, life in residence, student services, library resources, and clubs and societies. While not a live campus tour, the presentations will feature pictures of campus, buildings, and of the city of Montreal to help you get a feel of the place.

Live with a Tour Guide are interactive, intimate, and dynamic video sessions where participating students will be asked to introduce themselves to the rest of the group on video. Our Tour Guide will also encourage questions during the presentation and will solicit audience participation.

These events are intended for newly admitted and prospective undergraduate students only. If you are a parent and would like to participate, we invite you to tune in with your child, on their screen. The sessions will last approximately 45 minutes.

We will offer live broadcasts every weekday starting mid-June. Registration will open shortly.



McGill’s downtown campus is centrally located and is easily accessible by public transit and is in walking distance to many hotels. Tours and prospective student inquiries start at the Welcome Centre. When staying in a local hotel, reaching the Welcome Centre by foot, , or public transit is highly recommended.

If you are driving to campus, please note parking is extremely limited in the downtown core. Please consult for locations and rates. The nearest McGill paid parking area is located underground in the (accessed from the lane between Peel and McTavish, just north of Sherbrooke) but space is limited and the cost is $20 for the day and can only be paid in cash (CAD). We recommend looking at options off campus. There are several areas open to the public around campus that you should also consider.

Learn more about getting to McGill’s downtown campus


Located on the western part of the Island of Montreal, McGill’s Macdonald campus is home to the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition. The beautiful campus is situated 40 kilometres from downtown, in the town of Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, and covers over 1,600 acres from lakeshore to forest.

To visit the Macdonald campus, please make an appointment with the McGill in Mind tool.