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New student starting in Fall 2014?

Welcome to McGill!  Be sure to read the New Students, Courses and Programs and First-Year websites carefully to find all the information you need to have a successful first year.


Important Dates

 Summer 2014

  • Registration for Summer 2014 opens for current U3/U4 students on March 4, 2014, 8:00 a.m. EST
  • Registration opens for current U0/U1/U2 students, visiting students and special students on March 6, 2014, 8:00 a.m. EST
  • Last day to withdraw from a course WITH refund is the FOURTH SCHEDULED CLASS (see the Summer Studies website for more information)
  • Last day to withdraw from a course WITHOUT refund is the EIGHTH SCHEDULED CLASS (see the Summer Studies website for more information)

 Fall 2014

  • Classes begin Tuesday, September 2 (except for Dentistry and Medicine students – please see faculty schedules)
  • Add/Drop deadline Tuesday, September 16
  • Last day to withdraw from a Fall course WITH refund is Tuesday, September 23
  • Last day to withdraw from a Fall course WITHOUT refund is Tuesday, October 14
  • Classes end Thursday, December 4*
  • Exams begin Monday, December 8
  • Exams end Friday, December 19 (10 days, including evening exams)

* On Thursday, December 4, the normal Thursday schedule of course lectures, labs and conferences activities will be replaced by a Monday schedule to make up for a shortfall of Mondays in the fall term.

Winter 2015

  • Classes begin Monday, January 5
  • Add/Drop deadline Tuesday, January 20
  • Study break from March 2 to 6 (some exceptions apply)
  • Classes end Tuesday, April 14*
  • Exams begin Thursday, April 16
  • Exams end Wednesday, April 29 (10 days, including evening exams)

* On Tuesday, April 14, the normal Tuesday schedule of course lectures, labs and conferences activities will be replaced by a Friday schedule to make up for a shortfall of Fridays in the fall term.

 

* Please note: In the event of a discrepancy between the dates on this page and the official Important Dates website, the latter shall prevail. 

Additional Information

Dates to Note for Newly-Admitted Students

Key Academic Dates website

All 2014-2015 Important Dates

Complete 2014-2015 Academic eCalendar

Exams website