Waiver Form for External Guest Speakers

This form must be completed for each external guest speaker (Non-McGill guest speaker) invited to the event.
Please be advised that all requests must be submitted at least (10) business days prior to the event. 
A Guest Speaker form must be submitted for both in-person and online activity. Please note that only on-campus and online events will be processed at this time..
If you have any questions please email externalevents@ssmu.ca.

A. Requestor

B. Guest Information

C. Event Information

D. Security Details & Risk Assessment

The Students’ Society of McGill University has a responsibility to ensure the safety of its students. Answering “YES” to any of the following questions is unlikely to result in the cancellation of your event; instead, it will help us support your event effectively.
If unsure, please review SSMU's Equity Policy here.

Please consider the following:

  1. - The potential for the subject matter or the speaker to cause offence. This may include criticism or negative language relating to an individual or groups based on a protected characteristic (e.g. sex/gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age etc.) including ‘jokes’ or ‘banter’.

  2. - The potential for the speaker or topic to be found to be “inciting hatred” or causing fear or alarm to attendees to the wider University community.

  3. - You may want to provide copies of relevant policies to the speaker

  4. You can access and refer to the SSMU Policy and Plan Book.