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Students looking for general information about final exams in courses, including dates, locations and regulations, should visit McGill's Exams website

Students seeking guidance on other graduate-level exams should look at the relevant sections of the Supervision: Graduate and Postdoctoral Support website. The types of exams, such as comprehensives, are listed on the Gaining qualifications through exams webpage.

Applying for a deferred/supplemental exam

To apply for a deferred or supplemental exam, students must send a written request to the GPD in their department. Requests for deferrals also require a medical note. The GPD will then send the recommendation to GPS for approval.

Missed exams without supporting documentation

If an exam is missed and no supporting documentation is available, students must contact the GPD in their department.

Applying for an exam reread

Please refer to the Graduate Studies Reread Policy.