Important Dates

Please note that some of these dates are only estimates:

August 14th - Deadline to register for classes source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

August 31st - Deadline to cancel registration source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

September 2nd - First day of classes (fall semester) source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

September 7th - Labour Day Holiday

September 15th - Last day to Add/drop courses (Fall) source:  https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

September 4th - Internal Departmental Deadline for Vanier application package

September 17th - Vanier award nominations due to Faculty and on ResearchNet (for two previously chosen PhD students only) source: https://www.mcgill.ca/gps/funding/students/vanier

September 20th - Deadline to submit Letter of Understanding for First Year Students.

September 22nd - Last day students can withdrawal with refund  (Fall) source: https://www.mcgill.ca/study/2017-2018/university_regulations_and_resources/undergraduate/gi_course_change_period#booknode-3587

September 26th - CIHR Doctoral award direct applications are due on ResearchNet (Internal deadline for McGill) source: https://www.mcgill.ca/gps/funding/students/cihr AND  https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/vwOpprtntyDtls.do?prog=2700&view=currentOpps&type=EXACT&resultCount=25&sort=program&next=1&all=1&masterList=true

October 12th - Thanksgiving Holiday

October 13th - FRSQ award applications due (First Year MSc students and PhDs)  source: http://www.frqs.gouv.qc.ca/en/bourses-et-subventions/consulter-les-programmes-remplir-une-demande?program=1&group=0&submit=Search

October 27th - Last day students can withdrawal without refund (Fall) source: https://www.mcgill.ca/study/2017-2018/university_regulations_and_resources/undergraduate/gi_course_change_period#booknode-3587

November 20th - 24th, 2020 - North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) conference in San Francisco source:  http://www.napcrg.org

November 4th - 7th, 2020 - FMF (virtual) conference source: http://fmf.cfpc.ca/

December 2nd - CIHR Master’s Award is due on Research Net and to Family Medicine source: https://www.mcgill.ca/gps/funding/students-postdocs/students/tri-masters

December 7th - Last day of classes (fall semester) source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

December 6th - Exams begin source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

December 15th – Final thesis submission deadline (for February graduation) and Initial thesis submission deadline (for June graduation) 

December 22nd - Exams end source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

December 31st - Deadline to cancel registration source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates 

January 3rd - Holiday break

January 4th - Deadline to register without penalty source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates 

January 4th - First day of classes (winter semester) source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

January 19th - Last day to Add/drop courses source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

January 26th - Last day students can withdrawal with refund (Winter) source: https://www.mcgill.ca/study/2019-2020/

March 1st - March 5th - Study break

March 9th - Last day students can withdrawal without refund (Winter) source: https://www.mcgill.ca/study/2019-2020/ 

April 2nd - Good Friday Holiday

April 5th - Easter Monday Holiday

April 13th - Last day of classes (winter semester) source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

April 15th - Exams begin source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

April 15th Final thesis submission deadline (for June graduation) and Initial thesis submission deadline (for October graduation)

April 15th – Internal studentship applications are due at the Faculty of Medicine (estimate) source: https://www.mcgill.ca/medresearch/graduate/funding/studentships

April 29th - Exams end source: https://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates

May 23rd- CIHR travel awards applications are due for fall conference travel (NAPCRG and FMF) (estimate) 

May TBA - 7th Annual McGill Family Medicine Research Division & Graduate Student Society Symposium

May TBA - 
Dr. Hirsh Rosenfeld Annual Distinguished Public Lecture in Family Medicine

May TBA - Isaac Tannenbaum Resident Research Day

July TBA - Poster Submissions for NAPCRG Conference are due  (estimate) source: http://www.napcrg.org/Conferences/AnnualMeeting/PosterInformation

August 15th - Final thesis submission deadline (for October graduation) and Initial thesis submission deadline (for February graduation)

August 31st - Deadline (annual) for the Graduate Student Research Progress Tracking Form. This is completed by the Thesis Committee, which is required to be formed during the student's and first year. The Graduate Student Research Progress Tracking Form must be submitted to the Graduate Programs Coordinator, along with the minutes/notes of that progress meeting.

August - September - Submission of study to Research Ethics and Compliance for First Year MSc students (if study involves humans in any way)

 

Please note:

The Graduate Student Research Progress Tracking Form is due once per academic year (by Aug. 31st for First Year Students and mandatory once a year thereafter).  Minutes of the meeting must be submitted with this form.

The Student Advisor Form are not required each year but only on an 'as needed' basis.  All completed forms must be returned to the Graduate Programs Coordinator.

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