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  • Students who drop their last Fall or Winter course by the end of the add/drop period of that term are considered withdrawn from the University.

Advising for Newly Admitted Students

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

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.

  • 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.

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.

For more information visit McGill's prospective students website.

Tel.: 514-398-6555 
Email: welcome [at] mcgill [dot] ca

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  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

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.

  • 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

Examinations

Please do not make travel arrangements to leave Montreal prior to the scheduled end of any examination period.

  • Examinations: Schedules, Information about Conflicts, Deferred and Supplemental exams
  • Note: Students who have a scheduled examination during a Field Experience must take the exam as scheduled and inform the Office of Student Teaching and their cooperating teacher.

Classroom Information

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.)

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