Law Student Affairs Forms






Verify your degree requirements (degree audit) according to your year of admission.

PDF icon Degree Audit - Admitted in 2018
PDF icon Degree Audit - Admitted in 2016 and 2017 [fillable]
PDF icon Degree Audit - Admitted in 2015 [fillable]
PDF icon Degree Audit - Admitted between 2012 and 2015

Did you recently visit the SAO? Let us know about your experience!

SAO Feedback Form [web]

Course Selection

As a Comité des Equivalence student

Microsoft Office document icon Bar Equivalence - Course Selection

As a Transfer or Advanced Standing student

Microsoft Office document icon Transfer Student or Advanced Standing Student - Course Selection Form

As a Exchange or Visiting student

Microsoft Office document icon Exchange Students and Visiting Students - Course selection form

Become a Group Assistant.

File Group Assistant Application Form

Take a graduate level course as an undergraduate or graduate student. MINERVA course form [.pdf]

Take an outside course (Law or Non-Law), students can now apply via the Minerva Exchange/Study Away menu.

Processing time is normally 5 to 10 working days of submission.

If approved, student will be issued a Letter of Permission (downloadable from Minerva) and the student's McGill record will be updated to “Term Away” (summer term).

Change a course (add/drop) a course (only if Minerva cannot be used to add-drop).

Important: Be aware of the impact of a course withdrawal. See our note in the Registration Guide.

Course change form [web]

You are a non-Law McGill student who wants to take a course at the Faculty of Law.




Report a conflict in your examination dates.

Exam Conflict Report Form [web]

Deferred examinations

Deferral of a Final Examination Request Form [web]

First-Time Deferral of a Final Examination Request Form [web]

Exam viewing

Examination Viewing Request Form [web]

Exam viewing feedback survey [web]

Extension Request for Term Essay or Final Paper

PDF icon Extension Request Form

Sign an exam confidentiality agreement.

File Exam Confidentiality Agreement

Review the mark of an exam or graded paper.

PDF icon Request for a Review of a Final Grade

Majors and Minors

Apply for a Minor at McGill's Faculties of Arts or Science.

Microsoft Office document icon Application to enroll in a minor program

Apply for one of the two Major programs at McGill Law, which are offered in Commercial Negotiation, and in International Human Rights and Development.

Microsoft Office document icon Application to enroll in a Major Concentration (Law programs)

Honours Program

Apply for the Law Faculty's Honours Program. Honours application form [.doc]
Complete Thesis Proposal and Literature Review Honours Thesis I (WRIT 450) Report [.doc]
Complete Thesis Research Report Honours Thesis II (WRIT 451) Report [.doc]
Complete Honours Thesis. Honours Thesis III (WRIT 452) Report [.doc]

Essay Forms

Use the Faculty of Law cover page for your written works.

Microsoft Office document icon Standard cover page for written work

Apply to write a Term Essay (WRIT 491, 492, 493, 494, 495, 496)

When deciding on the subject of your term essay, look at essay contests posted on this site and elsewhere.

A supervisor for a Term Essay MUST be a full-time Faculty member only. See their research areas.

Term Essay Authorization form [web].

Please make sure to have your outline, bibliography and table of contents ready in a single file.

Apply to write a Senior Essay (WRIT 400D1/D3).

Microsoft Office document icon Senior Essay Authorization Form

Microsoft Office document icon Senior Essay Tracking Form

Apply for a one-credit Writing and Drafting Project (WRIT 520) File WRIT 520 Writing and Drafting Project

Internships, Clerkships, and Legal Clinic

Apply to student clerk at a court or administrative tribunal, or at one of the Montreal Courts.

PDF icon Student Clerkship Application Form (2017-2018) - Fillable PDF

Apply for the Legal Clinic Course.

File Application Form 2018-2019

PDF icon McGill Legal Clinic Application Booklet 2018-2019

Write up your Student Court and Administrative Tribunal Clerkship report.  

Prizes and Scholarships

Nominate yourself or a fellow student for a prize or scholarship. Discretionary prizes online application form [web]
Apply for a post-graduate scholarship or travelling fellowship. (students will need to provide an updated CV with a projected budget, and get two respondents to email PDF letters of recommendation) Post-graduate scholarships online application form [web]
Apply for the Johnston Medal for outstanding contribution (graduating students). Students who graduate in the top 10% of their cohort are encouraged to submit this application form. Principal David Johnston Medal for Contribution online application form [web]

Exchanges and feedback

You are a McGill Law student who went out on exchange, and has some feedback to share.

Exchange Feedback: McGill Students going abroad [web]

You are a student from another university who came to McGill on exchange, and has some feedback to share.

Exchange Feedback: Students coming to McGill [web]

Attestation Letters

Request an attestation letter from the SAO. Attestation Letter Request Form [web]
Request an attestation letter for the LSO, QC and/or NY Bar exam. Bar Attestation Letters [web]


Apply to be a Student Ambassador at the Faculty of Law.

Ambassador sign-up form [web]

Book an room at the Faculty of Law. Before submitting a request, please read the McGill University Guidelines for Booking Occasional Events

Room booking request form [web]
Apply for after-hours access to McGill Law buildings.

After-hours access request form [.docx] 

Request to view your student file at the SAO Request to view your student file [.doc]