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Science special, visiting and exchange students

Orientation, advising and registration information for Special, Visiting and Exhange Students for Fall 2012 and/or Winter 2013.

ActivityDate(s)Things to Know/Do/Bring
Inform Yourself until Sept. 5th Read the general advising and course information for newly admitted special, visiting, and exchange students
Course Selection and Registration Unitl the end of add/drop period
Sept. 18th
Select your courses for fall and/or winter term using the e-Calendar and the class schedule on Minerva. Don't forget to select the the Fall 2012 term.

Faculty
Orientation

Aug. 30th and Aug. 31st
Service Point

Mary Gauthier will be attending the Exchange Orientation given by the Exchange Office to answer any of your questions. 
Exchange Office Information Session Consult the information you were sent by mail for the times and locations of the information session.
Departmental Program Advising

For the list of departmental program advisers, please refer to: Departmental Program Advisers .  Please also refer to the Departmental orientation session on the following website: http://www.mcgill.ca/science/student/newstudents/u1/programorientation

Faculty Advising

Aug.27, Aug. 29th to Aug. 31st.  Arts Bldg, Room 145, 10:00 to 3:00 

Mary Gauthier, your Faculty adviser from the Science Office for Undergraduate Student Advising Office (SOUSA) will be available to answer any academic questions you have about your time at McGill.

Course Change Sept. 4th to Sept. 18th Discuss course changes with your departmental adviser(s) who will approve them if appropriate. Use Minerva to make the changes to your record.
Continued Advising After Sept. 18th. If you have questions about your course selection, consult with your adviser in the department that administers the courses.

For Exchange students: Your Faculty adviser (Mary Gauthier) will be your resource person. She will send you e-mails at intervals during the academic year. Make sure you read them carefully as they will contain important information.

If you have questions, your Faculty adviser will be having drop-in sessions throughout the academic year. For more serious issues you can arrange an individual appointment with your adviser. Come to the SOUSA Office, 4th Floor, Room 405 of Dawson Hall or call (514) 398-5442 and arrange for an advising appointment. If you have a simple question, you can e-mail your adviser (mary [dot] gauthier [at] mcgill [dot] ca). When e-mailing your adviser, please include your name and student number in the subject line. Also, please make sure to use your McGill email account as per McGill's email policy: e-mail communication with students [.pdf]