Please see Academic Standing for the complete policy on standing
- I was on Unsatisfactory standing, how do I get re-admitted into Engineering?
Students whose most recent academic standing is unsatisfactory, and who wish to return to the Faculty of Engineering after an absence of one term or more, must apply for readmission on Minerva.
- Select "Student Records" Menu
- Select "Faculty Transfer and Readmission" Menu
All students that apply under the Readmission status must submit a summary of activities during their absence from the Faculty in the comment section of the application form. Please confirm your application submission by contacting susie [dot] vodopivec [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Student Affairs Office, Faculty of Engineering).
If you took any courses elsewhere during your absence from the Faculty of Engineering, you must submit a transcript of studies. A student copy is acceptable if it is followed by an official transcript sent directly from the Host University to the Student Affairs Office, Faculty of Engineering.
Fall Term: May 1st
Winter Term: November 1st
Please note that decisions to be readmitted are made independently of financial information. If outstanding fees or fines are owed to the University, registration will not be permitted. Once all supporting documents are received, the applications will be processed using the following time line:
Files will be reviewed within 3-4 weeks of submission. You must check your McGill email regularly to ensure timely delivery of your decision letter.
- I was in Unsatisfactory or Probationary standing. Can I take more than 13 credits?
Students who have been placed on Unsatisfactory Standing will be asked to withdraw from the Faculty of Engineering for a minimum of one term or permanently depending on your last letter of readmission. Courses for which the student is currently registered will be deleted automatically from the student's record by the Faculty.
After a minimum of one term away, the student can apply for readmission no later than November 1 (Winter term) and May 1 (Fall term). 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, Upon readmission, the student will be placed back on Probationary Standing. Students will remain on probationary standing until they achieve a CGPA greater than or equal to 2.00, at which time their standing will be changed to "satisfactory".
While on probation during that term and subsequent terms, the student must reduce his/her credit load to a maximum of 13 credits per term, and must meet or exceed a TGPA greater than or equal to 2.50 or a CGPA greater than or equal to 2.00. Students who fail to achieve the minimum CGPA and/or TGPA required will be required to permanently withdraw from the program with no chance of readmission. .