If you are a current, returning, or newly admitted student in a program, you can register for your courses online using Minerva. During registration periods, access is available 24 hours a day.


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Legal Documents

If you are a newly admitted student, please ensure you have provided us with the necessary legal documents prior to registering. These documents help determine your residency status and your tuition fees.


Your tuition fees are calculated according to your residency status. Fees will differ depending on whether you are a: 

Quebec residentCanadian resident(outside Quebec), or International student.

Important Dates

Please consult the Important Dates Supplement for information relevant to registration.


Note: You will not be able to register through Minerva if you:

  • Have outstanding fees
  • Do not have a permanent code
  • Have a registration hold on your record (for either administrative or academic reasons)
  • Do not have the required prerequisites
  • Have any special requirements

If you are prevented from registering online, please contact Client Services.

In-Person Course Registration

The following students will need to register in person at Client Services:

  • New Independent (special) students
  • Students who have not yet applied to a program
  • Students who have not yet received their acceptance letter

See the Registration section for Prospective Students for more information.

Late Registration

If the course is not at full capacity, you may register during the late registration period for a fee of $25. The late registration period is indicated on the Important Dates Supplement.

NOTE: Once registered for a course, you are responsible for all related fees. To officially withdraw please go to Course Withdrawal.

Registration by Proxy

If you are unable to register during the scheduled registration periods, you can register by proxy.

You can either download the PDF icon Registration Proxy Form or pick one up at the School of Continuing Studies.

You must complete and sign the Registration Proxy Form. The proxy holder must then bring the signed form along with all supporting documents to the School, as well as valid ID for themselves. The School will not accept proxy forms sent by fax or email.

NOTE: Students using a proxy are bound by contract with McGill University.

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