Regulations Concerning Withdrawals
- A course withdrawal means you have chosen to discontinue one or more courses.
- A University withdrawal means you have chosen to discontinue your entire term or year of studies.
- Students who drop their last Fall or Winter course by the end of the add/drop period of that term are considered withdrawn from the University.
All students are required to seek academic advising about their programs from the department in which they study:
For advising dates/contact information as well as course selection and registration information for new students, please refer to the Faculty of Education section on the Newly Admitted Undergraduate Students website.
Students should also refer to more detailed information available from their department.
Advising Information for Newly Admitted Students to DISE&nb
Students currently registered in a degree at McGill (and who will not be graduating), can apply to transfer to a different faculty degree program.
- For September Admission only the application period is from
March 1st - June 1st.
- Applications must be made on Minerva.
- Students applying to the B.Ed. Kindergarten/Elementary PIF option must pass the French Language Proficiency Test.
Student Rights and Responsibilities
The Handbook on Student Rights and Responsibilities is the official souce of information about your personal and academic rights and responibilities.
As a McGill student, you are responsible for knowing the rules and regulations concerning academic honesty.
Perhaps more important, it is also your responsibility to help maintain the academic integrity of the University.
Q: I am thinking about coming to McGill.
Is there anyone I can speak to?
A: The Welcome Centre is a good place to learn about life at McGill. They can set up tours and even arrange for you to sit in on classes. They will also answer questions regarding admission to the university.
For more information visit McGill's prospective students website.
Email: welcome [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Students whose highest level of education is high school are admitted into Year 0 (U0), the Freshman Year.
The Freshman (U0) year is followed by Year 1 (U1) when you will take the Year 1 courses for your Bachelor of Education program, or the Year 1 courses for the Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology).
Advanced standing of up to 30 credits may be granted to students who obtain satisfactory results in International Baccalaureate, French Baccalaureate, Advanced Levels, and Advanced Placement res
Students who have completed courses at another accredited university/college or who have written AP, IB, A level, or French Baccalaureate examinations may be eligible for transfer credits which can be counted towards a McGill degree.
- Transfer credits for newly admitted studentls will be assessed and entered on the transcript by the Admissions Office. After the assessment, students will be able to view the transfer credits on their unofficial transcript on minerva.
- Students who have advanced standing/transfer credits should register in the courses indicat
Students registered in the Faculty of Education have the opportunity to study at another university for one term (fall or winter), or one academic year (fall and winter).
Quebec Inter-University Transfer (IUT)
- Students who are in satisfactory standing may, with permission of the Faculty, register at any Quebec university for three (3), or exceptionally six (6), credits per term.
- Credit is only granted for courses passed with a grade of C or better.
The Application for Graduation is available on Minerva for students who are registered for their final year.
Please refer to the Student Information web site for information on Graduation and Diploma which provides you with information on:
- Applying to Graduate
- Personal Information Update process
- Convocation Information and advice
- Diploma information
In order to graduate, students must complete all faculty and p