Newly Admitted Students
Welcome to McGill!
The team at the Music Graduate Studies Office is available to provide assistance with:
Policies and procedures regarding course registration
- Academic programs
- Graduation requirements
- Course changes
- Withdrawal deadlines
Do not hesitate to ask us for help. If we cannot help you, we will find out who can.
Important Dates - Fall 2013/Winter 2014
Classes begin: Tuesday, September 3
Advising: Thursday, August 29 - http://www.mcgill.ca/music/current-students/graduate/registration-information/newly-admitted-students
Graduate & Postdoctoral Orientation Open House and Welcome: Tuesday, September 3 - http://www.mcgill.ca/firstyear/grad-students/fall-orientation/orientation
Ensemble Auditions: September 3 to 6 - http://www.mcgill.ca/music/current-students/undergraduate/all-students/ensembles
Add/Drop Deadline: September 17
Deadline for Course Withdrawal with Refund: September 24
Thanksgiving day: October 14 (University Closed)
Deadline for Course Withdrawal without Refund: October 15
Fall Exam Period: December 5-18
Holiday Period: December 25 to January 2 (University Closed)
Winter Term Lectures Begin: January 6
Add/Drop Deadline: January 21
Deadline for Course Withdrawal with Refund: January 28
Deadline for Course Withdrawal without Refund: February 18
Winter Exam Period: April 14-29
Easter Weekend: April 18-21 (University Closed)
- Register for the following courses by August 14:
- Fall 2013 - Course number REGN RCGR - CRN 2334
- Winter 2014 - Course number REGN RCGR - CRN 2262.
- Complete and submit a yellow Teacher Assignment Card to the Admissions Office by the deadline indicated on your acceptance.
- Some of you might have Placement Exams to complete. Emails are sent with all the information.
- All Graduate students should be present on the Advising day and are strongly encouraged to attend the Graduate Orientation Open House event (see important dates above).
- Register for your classes for both semesters according to your advising session.
- Get your Student ID Card - http://www.mcgill.ca/students/records/id/
- Update your address and phone number on Minerva - www.mcgill.ca/minerva
- Make sure you activate your McGill Email address - http://kb.mcgill.ca/it/easylink/article.html?id=1016
- Graduate Music Handbook: http://www.mcgill.ca/music/current-students/graduate/graduate-music-handbook
- SKILLSETS Workshops for graduate students: http://www.mcgill.ca/skillsets/
- Residences and Off-Campus Housing: http://www.mcgill.ca/students/housing/
- Banking Information: http://www.mcgill.ca/firstyear/montrealessentials/services/banking
- Cell Phone Information: http://www.mcgill.ca/firstyear/montrealessentials/services/banking