Orientation, advising and registration information for Special, Visiting and Exchange Students for Fall 2016.
|Activity||Date(s)||Things to Know/Do/Bring|
|Inform Yourself||until Sept. 20th||Read the general advising and course information for newly admitted special, visiting, and exchange students|
|Course Selection and Registration|
You should plan to attend the University orientation session and one of the departmental orientation sessions that are offered during the last week of August. Go to the session offered by the department in which you are taking most of your courses. You will have yourself assigned to an academic adviser.
In order to determine which courses will be appropriate for you, your departmental adviser will need to have information about the courses you've taken at your home university. Please bring the following pieces of information to your advising appointment:
Studying away from McGill is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity whose benefits can go far beyond academic learning. The opportunity to study at another university can add significant dimensions to your undergraduate education by enabling you to develop broader perspectives on your fields of study, to enhance skills in cross-cultural communication and critical thinking applicable to your everyday life and provide you with a chance for personal growth.