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Key Dates, 2014-2015

Key Dates, 2014-2015

These dates are a general guideline. See www.mcgill.ca/importantdates for a complete list. Check Class Schedule for the precise dates of your course.

REGISTRATION & APPLICATION Fall Term Winter Term
Application deadline. Canadian/Permanent Residents: May 1, 2014; International Students: March 1, 2014 Canadian/Permanent Residents: September 1, 2014; International Students: July 1, 2014
Registration using Minerva for returning Continuing Education – Faculty of Education students. April 8, 2014 April 8, 2014
Registration using Minerva for courses and programs for returning program students. June 10, 2014 October 9, 2014
Registration using Minerva for returning Continuing Studies Independent (Special) Students and newly admitted students for courses and programs. June 17, 2014 October 16, 2014
Deadline for students to register for courses without a late registration fee. September 2, 2014 January 5, 2015
Late registration period with late registration fee ($25 for Continuing Studies). September 3–16, 2014 January 6–20, 2015
Course Change (drop/add) deadline September 16, 2014 January 20, 2015
Deadline to web withdraw (grade of “W”) with fee refund from Continuing Studies credit courses (less $20). September 23, 2014 January 27, 2015
Deadline to withdraw from courses (grade of “W”) or University withdrawal (grade “W--”) with NO refund. October 14, 2014 February 17, 2015
Last day for students to request fee exemptions and to submit legal documents for proof of Canadian citizenship and proof of Quebec residency to the School of Continuing Studies. Documents received after this date will be updated for the following term only. December 2, 2014 April 14, 2015
LECTURES Fall Term Winter Term
Lectures begin in all credit courses and non-credit language courses. September 2, 2014 January 5, 2015
Lectures begin for Intensive English and Intensive French. September 15, 2014 January 12, 2015
Lectures begin in non-credit Career and Professional Development courses. (These dates may change depending on the course. Refer to the course listing for the most up-to-date information.) September 10, 2014 January 5, 2015
Last day of lectures for courses. December 4, 2014 April 14, 2015
Online course evaluation period:

Evaluations available for completion on Mercury through Minerva.

November 12–December 7, 2014 March 23–April 15, 2015
IMPORTANT NOTE: On Thursday, December 4, 2014, 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.
EXAMINATIONS Fall Term Winter Term
Examination period December 8–19, 2014 April 16–29, 2015
Application deadline for deferred examinations January 15, 2015 May 15, 2015
STATUTORY HOLIDAYS
National Patriots' Day (Journée nationale des patriotes) May 19, 2014
La Fête Nationale du Québec June 24, 2014
Canada Day July 1, 2014
Labour Day September 1, 2014
Thanksgiving October 13, 2014
Christmas and New Year December 25, 2014 – January 2, 2015
Study Break March 1–7, 2015
Easter April 3 and April 6, 2015
School of Continuing Studies—2014-2015 (last updated Apr. 15, 2014) (disclaimer)