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For Newly Admitted Students

Welcome to the Faculty of Education!

Get started here:

  • Orientation Week (also known as “Frosh Week”), is a week-long, campus-wide series of events to welcome and inform new students which will start on August 25, 2014. For information on how to register, as well as a complete schedule of events, see Campus Life and Engagement's First Year website.
  • See the Discover McGill presentation from August 26, 2014

Advising for Newly Admitted Students

Welcome! As a new Faculty of Education student, you are required to seek academic advising from your department. 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 the detailed information available from their department (links below).

Withdrawals

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  • Students who drop their last Fall or Winter course by the end of the add/drop period of that term are considered withdrawn from the University. They must follow the procedures for readmission.

Inter/Intra Faculty Transfers and Readmission

Inter-Faculty Transfer

Students currently registered in a degree at McGill (and who will not be graduating), can apply to transfer to a different faculty degree program.

Policies for Students

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.

Academic Integrity

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.

FAQ - Applying: Prospective Students

 

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.

Freshman (UO) Students

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 and Transfer Credits for Newly Admitted Students

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.

Academic Standing

Academic Standing

  • Academic Standing is primarily based on the student’s grade point average.

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