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2012-2013 University Calendar

4 Services and Support : 4.1 Undergraduate Advising : 4.1.3 Types of Advising and Advisers : Related Services
The First-Year Office (FYO) (Brown Student Services Building; can help new students navigate their way through this publication and the information contained in the Welcome to McGill publication ( They help newly admitted students prepare for the course registration period on Minerva. To maximize this help, you are strongly urged to read the sections in the Welcome to McGill publication that apply to your faculty. The FYO staff are always available to provide advice and referrals to the many support mechanisms at McGill.
Counselling Service (Brown Student Services Building; has professional counsellors and psychologists who are available to discuss personal, academic, and career goals or problems. They provide individual counselling, therapy, psychoeducational workshops, and crisis intervention. A walk-in service is available.
Career Planning Service (CaPS) (Brown Student Services Building; provides career education, guidance, and individual advising to help you in your search for permanent, part-time, or summer jobs and internships.
Enrolment Services (Service Point, 3415 McTavish Street, Montreal (QC) H3A 0C8; 514-398-7878; is the place to start if you have questions related to credits on entrance or Advanced Standing based on previous studies.
On the Macdonald campus, information is provided by the Student Affairs Office, Laird Hall, Room 106;
Note for Medicine:
The Faculty of Medicine's Office of Student and Resident Affairs ( also provides services to M.D.,C.M. students, including career planning advising offered by the Faculty's Undergraduate Career Planning Office (

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