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REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED


Date: Thursday, June 9,  2016, 9:15 - 6:00pm. - Stay tuned to your inbox for an email invitation from Campus Life & Engagement in May.

For: All newly accepted CEGEP students who have confirmed their acceptance and will be starting their studies at McGill in September 2016. Participating Faculty/Schools include Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Arts, Combined BA & Sc., Education, Engineering, Law, Management, Music, Nursing, Physical & Occupational Therapy, Science and Social Work.

What: In anticipation of Minerva course registration becoming available to CEGEP students in early June, this orientation event will give you the opportunity to inform yourself about course regulations and registration procedures. It is also a chance to meet senior students, staff from Campus Life & Engagement and Student Services, as well as Faculty and/or Departmental Advisers.


Topics covered will include:

  • Understanding the e-calendar and the structure of programs at McGill
  • Making the most of your academic advising sessions
  • Introduction to academics - i.e. course credits, required courses vs. complementary vs. elective courses, majors/minors, etc.
  • Campus resources and the people of McGill
  • Minerva registration “how-to” and an introduction to the Visual Schedule Builder


CSI McGill Schedule

8:30 - 9:20 Registration & Refreshments
9:30 - 10:30

University 101(English and French Sessions)

  • Learn about the program structure of the university; major, minor, prequisites, credits and much more!
  • Tips& tricks on registration; how it works and who can help!
10:45 - 12:00

Faculty Orientation

  • Learn more on your Faculty to understand McGill's academic expectations from your Student Affairs representatives.
  • Gain knowledge about policies, rules and regulations that will impact your academic decision.
12:00 - 12:45

Lunch

  • Lunch will be provided for free
  • Dietary accommodations will be made for gluten free, vegetarian and vegan diets.  Be sure to indicate your preferred choice in the registration form.
12:00 - 12:45

Service Fair

Get answers to your questions and meet representatices from:

  • Alumni Association
  • Campus Life & Engagement
  • Career Planning Service
  • Couselling Service
  • Enrolment Services
  • First Peoples' House
  • Food & Dining Services
  • Food Services
  • International Student Services
  • Mental Health Service
  • Off-Campus & Commuter Student Support
  • Office for Student with Disabilities
  • Office of Religious and Spiritual Life (MORSL)
  • Scholarships and Student Aid Office
  • Service Point
  • Student Housing & Hospitality Services
  • Tutorial Service
12:45 - 13:30

Minerva "How-To" Sessions

  • Learning how to navigate Minerva; adding classes, Course Registration Numbers (CRN), Visual Schedule Builder (VSB), wait lists, etc.
  • Get informed on deadlines for registration (adding classes and dropping them)

SCHEDULE A

Arts, Combined B.A. & Sc., Education, Management, Physical & Occupational Therapy, Science, Social Work

SCHEDULE B

Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Music, Nursing

13:30 - 14:45 : Drop-in Advising Session

  • An opportunity to talk to an Advisor about YOUR program and get an answer to any questions you many have!

13:30 - 14:15: Getting Involved @ McGill

  • Learn more on the value and benefits of getting involved in campus and community life
  • Note: for Schedule B Faculty/Schools: Advising is addressed during Faculty Orientation session.

15:00 - 15:45: Getting Involved @ McGill

  • Learn more on the value and benefits of getting involved in campus and community life.

14:30 - 15:45: Simple Strategies for Successful Students

  • Learn new strategies and resources to create the work/life balance necessary to help you adjust to the challenges of university life.

16:00 - 18:00 : CSI Social

  • Meet your Student Society representatives and learn about the Orientation Week activities, Frosh involvement opportunities in your Faculty/School.

16:00 - 18:00: CSI Social

  • Meet your Student Society representatives and learn about the Orientation Week activities, Frosh involvement opportunities in your Faculty/School.

15:15 - 16:45: English Placement Tests (optional and only if required)

 

For students who speak English as a second language wanting to register for one of the three courses in academic writing (English for Academic Purposes) offered by the McGill Writing Centre.

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

 

CL&E will be sending out e-mail invites in May to all newly admitted CEGEP students. Invites will be sent to the e-mail address that you used to apply to McGill, so make sure to check your inboxes regularly!

For further information, please contact Campus Life & Engagement (CLE) at 514-398-6913 or firstyear [at] mcgill [dot] ca (e-mail us).