Join us on October 27-30, 2016

Homecoming Celebration Weekend combines Homecoming with Open House activities. The result is a gathering of the entire McGill family, complete with old traditions and new beginnings.

Come back to campus for McGill football, reunions with friends and classmates, special lectures, social and cultural events – and so much more. Events are open to alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty and staff. Find out who else is attending Homecoming Celebration Weekend here.

There will be something for everyone, so be sure to join us!

Download the full schedule of Homecoming 2016 events.


Stay in touch through the McGill Alumni Association

Make sure to update your contact information with the McGill Alumni Association to receive all Homecoming Celebration Weekend news.

Register for an Alumni Association account and you will be able to connect with your classmates and get access to online Alumni Association services.

Special Homecoming Discounts and Perks

Redbird Sports Shop

During Homecoming and Open House weekend, the Redbird Sports Shop located at 475 Pine Ave West in the McGill Sports Centre, is offering a 20% in-store discount on a full range of clothing and official Redmen and Martlet varsity apparel. To receive the discount be sure to mention “2016 Redbird 20” at the cash.

LE JAMES – McGill's Bookstore

Enjoy in the Grand Opening excitement of our new location! From October 27 to 30, alumni will receive 20% off every eligible purchase at the new LE JAMES – McGill Bookstore at 680 Sherbrooke St. West. Or, during Homecoming Weekend use this coupon code: HC20%102016 and save 20% when ordering online at www.lejames.mcgill.ca. All orders of $40 (before taxes) or more are eligible for free shipping anywhere in Canada too!
Store hours
Monday to Friday: 10am to 6pm
Saturdays: 11am to 4pm
Sunday, October 30 – special extended hours for Homecoming: 11am to 4pm

McGill Sports Centre

Stay fit during Homecoming weekend for free! Download your complimentary McGill Sports Centre pass here.

For additional offers, check out McGill's list of exclusive alumni benefits and services.

Open House 2016

Sunday, October 30

Once again this year, Homecoming Celebration Weekend teams up with Open House to open doors to alumni, prospective students, parents and grandparents on campus life and activities:

  • Take a campus tour
  • Meet students, staff and professors
  • Learn about life at McGill firsthand from young alumni
  • Join information sessions on programs and admissions

Close to 6,000 students, family and friends from around the world will be visiting McGill. Come see what the campus has to offer for Open House!

Got questions? Here’s how to reach us:

Email homecoming@mcgill.ca or call 514-398-8288/514-398-1248 (in Montreal) or 1-800-567-5175 (toll-free in North America).

We look forward to celebrating with you this fall!