Incoming Graduate Students


Registration for new students

Here's how to register:

Accept our offer. Be sure to officially accept our offer of admission on UAPPLY.


Permanent Code Data Form. Complete, sign, and mail the "Permanent Code Data Form," with the appropriate documents attached, to Enrolment Services, Documentation Centre, 688 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R1. You have until October 15 to submit your form along with the information necessary to obtain or verify the Permanent Code. Failure to do so may result in your paying higher fees, and/or having your admission or registration rescinded. If you have misplaced the form it’s available here.

Fee status. If you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident or, in addition, a Quebec resident, you must submit proof of your status to Enrolment Services, with the appropriate documents, to confirm that you qualify for fee assessment at the Canadian or Quebec rate. If you do not provide this proof, you will be charged fees at the much higher International rate.

Register for courses and confirm your registration. Go on the MINERVA system and register for your courses. In addition, you must initiate a registration for each term. Do so by registering for the the “Registration Confirmation Courses” (“REGN – RCGR”) in both the Fall 2020 (202009 CRN #256) and Winter 2021 (202101 CRN #265) terms.

  • Log in to MINERVA and enter your nine-digit student ID and six-digit PIN.
  • Click on “Registration menu”
  • Click on “Search class schedule”
  • Select “Fall 2020”
  • In the box heading “Subject" scroll down until you reach “REGN-RCGR Registration.”
  • Scroll down to the column labelled "CRN" until you reach CRN 256. Click on the CRN.
  • Change the term to" Winter 2021" and repeat the procedure Click on CRN 265.

If you are unsure what courses to add, register for the Registration Confirmation Courses This starts the registration process. You can add courses later during add/drop period, which ends Tuesday, September 15th, 2020.
For a complete list of courses offered in 2020-21 please access Minerva Class Schedule.

Registration dates. To register without penalty you must access MINERVA between July 7, 2020 (starting at 9:00 a.m.) to August 14, 2020.

Billing. The University generally produces e-bills at the beginning of the month and sends an email notification to your official McGill email address stating that your e-bill is available for viewing on MINERVA. Payment Due Dates: Fall term - end of August; Winter term - start of January.


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