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Summer 2014 Important Dates

Summer courses offered by Faculties other than the Desautels Faculty of Management take place over three sessions:

  • May session, with classes beginning May 1.
  • June session, with classes beginning June 6 & 9.
  • July session, with classes beginning July 11 & 14.

For final exam dates for each session, see Final exams. The exam schedule will be posted on the Final exams page two weeks before the final exam.

Note: Faculty of Engineering and Medicine courses are only open to McGill degree students. As a visiting or special student, you may take courses in the following faculties: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts, Music, Religious Studies, and Science. You may also take summer courses with the School of Continuing Studies and the School of Social Work. Please note that certain courses may have prerequisites, restrictions or require departmental approval, please check the Minerva Class Schedule for course specific information.

Registration dates

Minerva opens for registration at 8:00AM on each listed opening registration date. Due to extremely high traffic on the first day of registration, logging in can take as much as 15-30 minutes.

  • Registration opens for U3 and U4 McGill students (including U3 and U4 readmitted students) on March 4.
  • Registration opens for U2 and U1 McGill students (including U2 and U1 readmitted students) and all Special and Visiting Students on March 6.
  • For all students, the first day of classes is the last day to register without penalty.
  • Last day to add/drop a course (with refund): 4th scheduled class*.
  • Last day to withdraw from a course (no refund): 8th scheduled class*.

* These deadlines might differ for intensive courses; please consult the course description for details.


Management courses

Summer courses offered by the Desautels Faculty of Management take place over two sessions:

  • May session, with classes beginning May 1 & 5.
  • July session, with classes beginning July 7 & 8.

For final exam dates for each session, see Final exams.

Registration dates

Minerva opens for registration at 8:00AM on each listed opening registration date. Due to extremely high traffic on the first day of registration, logging in can take as much as 15-30 minutes.

  • Registration opens for courses restricted to McGill U3 students on March 4
  • Registration opens for courses restricted to McGill students on March 6
  • Registration opens for Management courses open to all McGill students, as well as Special and Visiting students on March 11.
  • For all students, the first day of classes is the last day to register without penalty.
  • Last day to add/drop a course (with refund): 4th scheduled class*.
  • Last day to withdraw from a course (no refund): 8th scheduled class*.

* These deadlines might differ for intensive courses; please consult the course description for details.


Continuing Studies courses

For information on summer courses offered by the School of Continuing Studies, see: