There are all kinds of activities on the UdeM campus. Whether you’re looking to learn, experiment, try something from other lands or just have fun, you’ll sure to find something that appeals to you!
Lectures, workshops, exhibitions and shows, all year round. Check them out!
The Faculty of Music presents concerts by the Orchestre de l’Université de Montréal (OUM) and some 20 choirs and ensembles, including Big Band music and opera. More information on the Faculty’s ensembles.
Check the concert schedule and plan a memorable outing! Performances in the Salle Claude-Champagne at the Université de Montréal.
Try it yourself!
For young people: the École des jeunes offers introductory programs, private and group instrument lessons and choral singing, for ages 3 to 17.
See the world from a different angle at the University’s Carrefour des arts et des sciences and its Centre d’exposition. Works by guest artists and students push the limits of creativity and appeal to visitors’ senses and minds.
Try it yourself!
Drawing and watercolours, painting with acrylics, comic strips and manga… take a look at all the visual arts and photography workshops organized by the Service des activités culturelles and explore your creative potential!
Discover some public art!
Works of art on the campus
Are you walking past works of art on the campus without seeing them? What do you know about UdeM’s architectural heritage? Take the Art pour tous tour and make some discoveries!
To attend or take part in all kinds of student art projects, check the schedule of cultural events!
Student productions are presented at the Centre d’essai de l’Université de Montréal.
Try it yourself!
Kick up your heels and get moving to the beat of folk or contemporary music. From gumboots to belly dancing, salsa, swing and hip-hop, the dance workshops offered by the Service des activités culturelles span a range of styles.
Do you long to take the stage? Now’s your chance! Sign up for improv, voice and performance courses. Our theatre workshops are open to the general public. Give it a try!
Our speakers introduce audiences to their passions, from literature to music, history, fine arts and philosophy.
Check the complete program of our Belles Heures.
Discover some great reading!
Take a look at the catalogue of all the books published by the Presses de l’Université de Montréal. You’ll find works in fields from architecture to medicine, history, sociology, economics, literature, philosophy, politics and much more.
You can check the UdeM schedule of events at any time. With everything going on at the University day after day, there’s something for every taste!
From hockey to rock climbing, swimming and football, you’ll find everything you need to get and stay in shape. And you can come cheer on our Carabins teams. Ready? Set? Go!
The CEPSUM is one of Quebec’s largest sports complexes. In addition to its great variety of high-calibre sports facilities, there is a kinesiology clinic and a physiotherapy and sports medicine clinic. The complex, located at the base of Mount Royal, is the perfect hangout for athletes of all ages and levels.
Discover our camps
The CEPSUM offers March Break and summer day camps very popular with children (and their parents!).
Throughout the school year, the CEPSUM offers a wide range of sports activities for children, from swimming to skating, tennis and gymnastics. Different activities for ages 2 to 17.
Student athletes compete in some ten sports, from football to women’s hockey, rugby, soccer and cheerleading. Follow the Carabins, the Université de Montréal’s teams, from victory to victory. All together, now: “Allez les Bleus!”
Would you like to practise a sport, just for fun or at the competitive level? We have sports clubs in some 15 different disciplines. Certain recreational clubs, like those devoted to cycling, cross-country skiing and squash, are open to the public.
The specialists and trainees at our teaching clinics provide residents of the Greater Montreal area with a wide range of health care services.
Take a clean bite
The University of Montreal’s dental clinic, the only one of its kind in Quebec, provides care of the highest standard at a reduced price. It is the largest dental clinic in Quebec, treating some 9,500 patients annually, mainly from the Montreal area.
Faculty and dentists supervise the students and residents who provide oral health care to patients of all ages, including children. In addition to preventive care, the clinic offers treatments including root canals, orthodontics, denture fitting, tooth extraction and treatment for bone and gum disease. An emergency service is available to patients and former patients.
For information on making an appointment, see the clinic’s website
Hear and be heard
The University of Montreal’s speech therapy and audiology clinic sees people with hearing and language-related problems. It is the only clinic in Quebec to offer services in both fields. It treats problems such as stuttering, voice loss, excessive loudness and articulation disorders. Its services also include hearing evaluation, hearing aid fitting and tinnitus characterization.
The clinic is a top-notch student training environment. Under the supervision of clinicians, the students see a thousand clients and handle about 2,500 appointments per year.
7077, avenue du Parc, local 3001-1
Make the right move
The University of Montreal’s kinesiology clinic offers personalized professional exercise and physical activity services based on each individual’s health status and goals. The recommended fitness program takes into account the person’s injuries, physical endurance and risk factors such as cardiovascular or musculoskeletal health problems. The kinesiologists also provide rigorous follow-up for each patient.
The clinic is a training centre for kinesiology students, who work under the supervision of experienced kinesiologists. The students and professors practice in a research environment, constantly on the lookout for innovative treatments in a fast-evolving field.
Phone: 514 343-8050
The clinic is open year-round but operates on a reduced schedule during the summer.
Get back in the game
Sports injuries are this clinic’s specialty. Originally, it was reserved for the University of Montreal’s own athletes but its services are now available to anyone injured while playing a sport. The interdisciplinary experience of its 25 specialists makes it a unique centre for the treatment of injuries from tennis, skiing, soccer, football, swimming, etc. The clinic is recognized by the Institut national du sport du Québec.
In 2018-2019, nearly 3,200 patients were treated at the clinic, the majority for physiotherapy. The teaching physicians saw more than 2,700 patients, including many for orthopedics and physiatry.
Phone : 514 343-6251, ext. 1
Keep your eyes open
The optometry clinic offers comprehensive eye exams as well as many specialized services to meet the needs of its clients and their children, including children under the age of five. People with glaucoma (or who fear they may have it), dry eyes, myopia, binocular vision or low vision are in the able hands of the students and 65 optometrists who work at the clinic.
The University of Montreal has the only optometry school in Quebec and its clinic, the only one of its kind in Quebec, is a state-of-the-art training centre with sophisticated equipment, supported by the university’s expertise. It serves more than 18,000 clients annually, mostly from the Montreal area.
3744, rue Jean-Brillant, ground floor, suite 110
For an appointment : 514 343-6082
The nutrition clinic offers specialized nutrition and diet services. After analyzing the client’s eating habits, the team makes recommendations tailored to the client’s needs. The clinic can also suggest strategies for managing or preventing diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, cardiovascular disease and allergies. Weight management, sports nutrition and vegetarianism are on the menu as well. Business consulting services are available.
Clients are seen by nutrition students in training. They are supervised by experienced nutritionists and faculty at all times.
Phone : 514 343-7055
The clinic is open year round, except during the holiday season and a brief period in the summer.
Recover your balance
The psychology clinic’s services include psychological and neuropsychological evaluation, individual and couple therapy, and consultations for work-related problems. It also helps children and teenagers who are experiencing difficulties with academic, social or emotional adjustment.
The clinic has been expanded and modernized, and now has 28 consultation rooms in a user-friendly space. Consultations are usually conducted by doctoral students under the supervision of experienced psychologists. Clients have the support of a large team of experts. The clinic serves residents of the metropolitan area. There is also a satellite neuropsychology clinic at the Laval campus.
The clinic is open from September to April but it is possible to add your name to the waiting list at any time.
The Health and Psychological Consultation Centre serves the university community
In addition to providing free legal information to the general public, the legal clinic supports the University of Montreal's educational mission by giving law students practical experience they need for their professional development.
Know the law
For 50 years, the general law clinic has been a pioneering, dynamic, community-minded place of learning.
Under the supervision of a team of experienced lawyers, students provide the public, including members of the university community, with free legal information.
The clinic's activities support the students' professional development by giving them an opportunity to recognize and realize their potential in a practical context. At the same time, the clinic gives the public better access to justice by informing people of their rights and obligations.
The clinic offers consultations about many areas of the law, including:
- labour relations
- marriage and common-law relationships
- consumer protection
- civil liability
- purchase or sale of real estate
Take the plunge
The business start-up clinic was founded in 2016 to give entrepreneurs free legal advice.
Guided by its values of innovation, efficiency, rigour and collaboration, the clinic supports not only the development of start-ups but also the training of law students by introducing them to contemporary market realities.
By pairing young entrepreneurs with future legal professionals as part of their academic training, the clinic helps the students apply their theoretical skills and innovate to become leaders in their field of interest and in their community.
Plan for peace of mind
Under the supervision of an experienced notary, the students at the notarial law clinic provide the public, including members of the university community, with free legal information.
The clinic's activities give students who are interested in the notarial profession an opportunity to develop their potential in a practical context. The clinic also gives the public better access to justice by informing people of their rights and obligations. It offers consultations on matters that fall within the scope of traditional notarial practice, such as:
- protective supervision (e.g. guardianship, mandate in anticipation of incapacity)
- marriage and common-law relationships
- wills and estates
- purchase or sale of real estate
Do the job you trained for
The legal clinic offers foreign-trained professionals free legal information to help them enter the Quebec labour market.
Under the supervision of experienced lawyers, students inform workers of their basic rights and give professionals whose fields are governed by a professional order guidance on obtaining their license to practice. The clinic recently extended its services to regulated construction trades and teachers.
The clinic provides legal information in areas including:
- laws governing professionals
- human rights law
- labour law
- immigration law
Protect the fruits of your labour
As the only university legal clinic in Quebec that offers free legal information on intellectual property matters, the clinic serves Quebec businesses, entrepreneurs, inventors and creators.
In addition to its educational mission, the clinic facilitates access to justice for members of the general public and raises awareness of the importance of protecting and promoting their innovations and creations.
The clinic mainly offers services in the following areas:
- industrial designs
- trade secrets
Support is available
Under the close supervision of experienced lawyers, the clinic's students provide legal information to victims of criminal offences of all types, their loved ones, witnesses, and anyone else who feels affected by the crime, whether or not it was reported to the police and whether or not the identity of the perpetrator is known.
Information is provided about matters such as how the criminal justice system works, victims' remedies and rights, and how to assert them with the appropriate organizations or individuals. If necessary, victims can also be referred to other resources.