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Science special, visiting and exchange students

Orientation, advising and registration information for Special, Visiting and Exhange Students for Winter 2015.

Activity Date(s) Things to Know/Do/Bring
Inform Yourself until Jan. 5th Read the general advising and course information for newly admitted special, visiting, and exchange students
Course Selection and Registration

General advising and course information

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:

Study away and Exchanges

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.