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.
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.
- Academic Standing is primarily based on the student’s grade point average.
The following is a list of rooms available in the Education Building.
The Education Building is a wireless zone.
Please report repairs or maintenance concerns to patricia [dot] jackson [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Ms. Patricia Jackson.)
All students should refer to the Minerva web site to register, access and maintain important information, and complete administrative requirements.