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Readmission or Returning

Students in Unsatisfactory Standing or Probationary Standing

Students whose most recent academic standing is currently unsatisfactory as indicated on MINERVA, and who wish to return to the Faculty of Engineering after a compulsory absence of a minimum of one term, must apply for readmission on Minerva.

Students currently in Satisfactory Standing

Students whose most recent academic standing is satisfactory and who wish to return to the Faculty of Engineering after an absence of one term or more, must apply for readmission on MINERVA.

Readmit/Transfer

Students who are currently in good academic standing & wish to return to McGill University after an absence of one term or more, AND who wish to transfer programs must apply on MINERVA under the Readmission menu.

Application Procedures

Fall term applications will be available by the end of February. Winter term applications will be available by the end of September.

  • Students must sign-in on MINERVA and select:
    • Student Records Menu
    • Faculty Transfer and Readmission Menu
  • It is mandatory that all students who apply under the Readmission status must submit a summary of activities since last registered at McGill, using the comment section of the application form.
  • Students applying to Architecture are requested to confirm their application submission by emailing mary [dot] lanni [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Mary Lanni Campoli) , Student Adviser, School of Architecture.

Documents Required

A transcript of studies – student copy is acceptable (if any courses were studied elsewhere during the absence from the Faculty of Engineering) followed by an official transcript sent directly from the Host University to the Engineering Student Centre, Student Affairs Office, Faculty of Engineering, 3450 University Street, Suite 22, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 0E8.

Students who withdrew due to illness must ALSO provide:

  • a medical note from a physician stating that the student is ready to continue their studies.

Application Status

Students are required to verify on Minerva the status of their application frequently to determine whether any additional information is required by the Student Affairs Office.

Application Decision

Students will receive a notification email once an application decision has been made and the status on MINERVA has been changed to “Faculty Approved”. It is mandatory that you then accept or decline the offer on MINERVA. This must be done within three weeks of the change of status to avoid cancellation of the offer. Within 2 weeks of accepting the offer of admission, your record will be activated to reflect your program within the Faculty of Engineering. Once you have determined that your program has been changed on MINERVA, you may make the necessary changes to your Fall and Winter term course registration.

Chemical, Civil, Electrical/Computer/Software, Mechanical, Mining/Materials:

Fall Term: May 1

Winter Term:  November 1
For more information:
Faculty of Engineering
Engineering Student Centre
Student Affairs Office
514-398-7257
Architecture

Fall Term: May 1

Winter Term:  November 1
For more information:
Mary Lanni Campoli
514-398-6702
mary [dot] lanni [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Mary Lanni Campoli)

NOTE

Please note that decisions to be readmitted are made independently of registration holds. Registration will not be permitted until holds are cleared.