Checklist

  1. Accept your offer of admission and pay your deposit on Minerva. For more information about how to pay your deposit, visit the Student Accounts - Deposits webpage
  2. Take note of McGill's Key Academic dates in your calendar.
  3. Add your Montreal address and emergency contact information to your Minerva account.
  4. Activate your McGill Email Account
  5.  Join the Entering Class of 2021-2022 Facebook group. Connect with Campus Life & Engagement on your preferred social media(s) to stay up to date on summer programming!
  6. Register for McGill Pre-Registration Orientation (PRO) to get ready for course registration. 
  7. Build your first-year budget by following the Student Budget Plan created by the Scholarships and Student Aid Office. If necessary, apply to McGill's Financial Aid programs
  8. Apply for your immigration documents. Visit International Student Services - Immigration Documents webpage for more information. 
  9. Submit your legal documents and final grades to Enrolment Services. 
  10. Apply for a spot in Residences if you are interested in on-campus housing. 
  11. If you are a domestic, non-Quebec student notify your provincial Ministry of Health that you will be studying outside your home province. Do not forget to bring your current provincial health card with you.
  12. If you take prescription medication, stock up before coming to Montreal or transfer your prescription to a local pharmacy. If you see any medical professional regularly, look into clinicians off-campus who can take you on as a patient.
  13. Complete McGill 101 on myCourses, a virtual orientation program designed to help you transition to life at McGill. By proceeding through the modules, you will learn more about the resources, and services important to your ongoing first-year success.
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