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McGill Universal Deadlines can be found under Important Dates: www.mcgill.ca/importantdates

Specific deadlines for the Faculty of Law


Fall 2013 Term

  • Lectures begin September 3, 2013.
  • All assignments must be handed in electronically by 15:00 unless otherwise stated by the instructor.
  • Extension requests must be submitted, via email, to the sao [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Student Affairs Office), before the original deadline. See the SAO policy on Extensions.
  • All assignments submitted to the SAO are final - students will not be permitted to submit any additional work or an alternative version. Only the initial submission to the SAO will be forwarded for grading. (May be subject to a penalty of a deduction of one grading unit.)
  • Fall Term Essay & Writing & Drafting Project application forms are due at the SAO September 13, 2013 by 15:00 (see SAO forms).
  • Undergraduate Honours Program application form is due at the SAO by October 8, 2013 at 15:00.
  • The Fall verification week runs Sept 23 - 27, 2013. Students MUST verify their record on Minerva and report any errors or omissions to the SAO.
  • The deadline to report an exam conflict is November 15, 2013. For more information, please see the SAO's Examination Policy webpage.
  • Apply to graduate on Minerva: For all undergraduate students who expect to complete their program requirements at the end of the Fall 2013 term (February 2014 graduation), the deadline to apply on Minerva is December 2, 2013.
  • Last day of lectures December 3rd, 2013.
  • Study Day December 4th, 2013
  • Fall examination period runs December 5 – 18, 2013. (inclusive)
  • Fall Term Essays, Writing & Drafting Project and term papers are due on December 12, 2013 at 15:00 unless an earlier deadline has been imposed by the instructor.
  • Take-Home exams for both Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students must be downloaded and submitted in within the examination period, as indicated above. Instructors may assign specific pick-up and submission dates & times.

Winter 2014 Term

  • Lectures begin January 6, 2014.
  • All assignments must be submitted via SAOassignments [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca before 15:00 unless otherwise stated by the instructor.
  • Extension requests must be submitted, via email, to the sao [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Student Affairs Office), before the original deadline. See the SAO policy on Extensions.
  • All assignments submitted to the SAO are final. - students will not be permitted to submit any additional work or an alternative version. Only the initial submission to the SAO will be forwarded for grading.
  • Winter Term Essay & Writing & Drafting Project application forms are due at the SAO January 17, 2014 by 15:00 (see SAO forms).
  • The Winter verification week runs January 20 - 24, 2014. Students MUST verify their record on Minerva and report any errors or omissions to the SAO.
  • Apply to graduate on Minerva before March 3, 2014: Tentative deadline to apply to graduate on Minerva for all undergraduate students who expect to complete their program requirements at the end of the Winter 2014 term (Spring 2014 Convocation).
  • study break March 3-7, 2014
  • The deadline to report an exam conflict is March 24, 2014. For more information, please see the SAO's Examination Policy webpage.
  • Last day of Lectures April 11, 2014.
  • Undergraduate Honours Theses must be submitted by the end of the fourth academic year. For 2013-2014, the due date is April 17, 2014, at 15:00 at the SAO.
  • Winter term essays, Writing & Draft Projects and term papers are due on April 23, 2014 at 15:00 unless an earlier deadline has been imposed by the instructor.
  • Winter examination period runs April 14 - 29, 2014 (inclusive).
  • Take-Home exams for both Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students must be downloaded and submitted in within the examination period, as indicated above. Instructors may assign specific pick-up and submission dates & times.

Summer 2014 Term

  • All assignments must be submitted via SAOassignments [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca before 15:00 unless otherwise stated by the instructor.
  • Extension requests must be submitted, via email, to the Student Affairs Office before the original deadline. See the SAO policy on Extensions.
  • All assignments submitted to the SAO are final - students will not be permitted to submit any additional work or an alternative version. Only the initial submission to the SAO will be forwarded for grading.
  • Summer Term Essay & Writing & Drafting Project application forms are due at the SAO May 8, 2014 by 15:00 (see SAO forms).
  • Summer term essays and Writing & Draft Projects are due on August 18, 2014 at 15:00 unless an earlier deadline has been imposed by the instructor.
  • Deferred and supplemental examinations in Law take place between August 11 – 22, 2014 (TBC). The exam schedule will be released in June on the SAO web site.