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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 undergraduates will take place between Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, August 14, 2013.

Registration will open in the following order:

Opening Registration Dates
Year 3 and Year 4 students: Tuesday, April 9
Year 2 students: Wednesday, April 10
All other returning students: Thursday, April 11
On each of these days, registration is phased in over the morning: 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. Please see Important Dates for details.

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.

Note for the Faculty of 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., fourth-year students register first). Priority registration dates are established by the Student Affairs Office and posted at www.mcgill.ca/law-studies/courses.

Newly Admitted Students Entering in September 2013

Newly Admitted Students Entering in September 2013

Registration will take place between Monday, June 10 and Wednesday, August 14, 2013.

Registration will open in the following order:

Monday, June 10, registration opens for students admitted from Quebec CEGEPs.

Monday, June 17, 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 qualifications, which provides for Advanced Standing credit, and who have classification of Year 1 (U1) or higher.

Tuesday, June 18, 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.

Wednesday, June 19, 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 in September 2013 and you want to register for courses in the Summer of 2013, you can do so on Minerva. Please check Programs, Courses and University Regulations > Faculties & Schools > Summer Studies for further information at www.mcgill.ca/study or see www.mcgill.ca/summer.

Note for the Faculty of Law: Tuesday, July 9, 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.

Newly Admitted Students Entering in January 2014

Newly Admitted Students Entering in January 2014

Registration will take place between Tuesday, December 3, 2013, and Monday, January 6, 2014.

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 publication (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.

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

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 with the payment of a late registration fee. For late registration fees, see Late Registration and Course Change Charges on the Student Accounts website at: www.mcgill.ca/student-accounts/tuition-fees/non-tuition-charges/other.

Returning Students: You may register late via Minerva from Thursday, August 15 until and including Tuesday, September 17, 2013.

New, Readmitted, and Returning Students (Fall): You may register late via Minerva from Thursday, August 15 until Tuesday, September 17, 2013.

New and Readmitted Students (Winter): You may register late via Minerva from Tuesday, January 7 until Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

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—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 8, 2013) (disclaimer)