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Note: This is the 20112012 edition of the eCalendar. For the most recent publication, click here.

Registration Periods

Registration Periods

The dates given below were accurate when this publication was finalized. Although changes are not anticipated, you should confirm the dates at www.mcgill.ca/importantdates.

Returning Students

Returning Students

Registration for most undergraduates will take place between Thursday, March 31 and Monday, July 25, 2011.

Registration will open in the following order:

Year 3 and Year 4 students: Thursday, March 31
Year 2 students: Tuesday, April 5
All other returning students: Thursday, April 7

Some faculties and departments set their own schedules for advising and registration as of these dates. Further information is available at the faculty student affairs offices and website. For more information, see www.mcgill.ca/students/advising/advisordirectory.

To successfully complete registration, you must have an acceptable Academic Standing from the previous session and have paid any outstanding fees and/or fines.

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Note for Law: In order to facilitate access to small enrolment courses and ensure equity among students, registration priorities are programmed in Minerva. These priorities, established after consultation between the Faculty and the Law Students Association, are made on a rolling basis by class year (i.e., 4th year students register first). Priority registration dates are established by the Student Affairs Office and posted at www.mcgill.ca/law-studies/courses.

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Newly Admitted Students Entering in September 2011

Newly Admitted Students Entering in September 2011

Registration will take place between Thursday, June 9 and Thursday, September 1.

Registration will open in the following order:

Thursday, June 9, registration opens for students admitted from Quebec CEGEPs.

Tuesday, July 26, registration opens for students whose highest level of education prior to registering at McGill is a French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate or at least one year of university, or who were admitted on the basis of Advanced Levels, CAPE or other academic qualification which provides for Advanced Standing credit, and who have a classification of Year 1 (U1) or higher.

Wednesday, July 27, registration opens for students whose highest level of education prior to registering at McGill is high school, and who have been admitted to the following faculties/schools/degrees: Arts (including School of Social Work), B.A.&Sc., Education, Management, Music, and Religious Studies.

Thursday, July 28, registration opens for students whose highest level of education prior to registering at McGill is high school, and who have been admitted to the following faculties/schools: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Engineering including Architecture, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Science.

If you are a newly admitted student entering in September 2011 and you want to register for courses in the Summer of 2011, you can do so on Minerva. Please check the Summer Studies Calendar for further information at www.mcgill.ca/students/courses/calendars or see www.mcgill.ca/summer.

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Note for Law: Tuesday, July 12, registration opens for newly admitted students. Students must add their registration confirmation course via Minerva. You can find instructions on how to use Minerva (www.mcgill.ca/minerva) in your Orientation package, along with a Course Language Selection form. Once you have confirmed your registration, the Law Student Affairs Office will add your first-year courses based on your Language Selection form.

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Newly Admitted Students Entering in January 2012

Newly Admitted Students Entering in January 2012

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Registration will take place between Thursday, December 1, 2011, and Monday, January 9, 2012.

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Some faculties and departments require that you meet with an adviser before registration and set specific dates for advising and registration within these dates. Please refer to the faculty sections of this publication, as well as the Welcome to McGill booklet (or website at www.mcgill.ca/newstudents) or the Essential Guide for New Students, Macdonald Campus (see www.mcgill.ca/macdonald/studentinfo), which are included with your acceptance package.

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Note for Law: There is no Winter term admission to the Faculty of Law.

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Late Registration

Late Registration

If you fail to register during the normal registration period, you can register within the period designated by the University for late registration. You will be assessed a late registration fee as listed below:

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Returning Students: You may register late from Tuesday, July 26 until and including Thursday, September 1 with the payment of a late registration fee of $100 ($50 for Special Students).

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New, Readmitted, and Returning Students (Fall): You may register late via Minerva from Friday, September 2 until Tuesday, September 13 with the payment of a late registration fee of $150 ($75 for Special Students).

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New and Readmitted Students (Winter): You may register late via Minerva from Tuesday, January 10, 2012, until Tuesday, January 24, 2012, with the payment of a late registration fee of $150 ($75 for Special Students).

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Special Late Registration: If you cannot register online during the late registration period, usually due to late admission, you may receive special permission to register in person. This information is included with your letter of acceptance.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2011-2012 (last updated Aug. 16, 2011) (disclaimer)