Deadlines for applications and for supporting documents

McGill's on-line application system opens on September 1 for the following Fall semester. Deadlines vary by category of admission and are detailed in tables, below.

With the exception of references, which must be submitted in accordance with specific instructions for referees (see Supporting Documents: References) and some transcripts, all supporting documents must be uploaded via Minerva.

Incomplete applications or late applications

Deadlines must be respected. Late applications are not accepted. There are no exceptions. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and submit all required supporting documents as early as possible in the process and in advance of their relevant deadlines.

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all supporting documents are uploaded via Minerva and that references are received by the Admissions Office by the deadlines listed below. Incomplete applications will not be circulated to the Admissions Committee and will be cancelled the day following the supporting document submission deadlines.

Applications and Supporting documents deadlines

Applicants to First Year (Fall term) Application deadline Supporting document submission deadline
University & Mature November 1 November 8
Cegep & Quebec French Baccalaureate (Collège Marie de France and Collège Stanislas) March 1 March 7

Applicants to Upper Year (Fall term) Application Deadline Supporting document submission deadline
Advanced-Standing November 1 January 15
Visiting May 1 June 15
Exchange April 15 May 1
Chambres des notaires & Comité des équivalences May 1 July 1
Transfer May 1 June 15
Special students August 1 August 8

Applicants to Upper Year (Winter term)

Application Deadline Supporting document submission deadline
Visiting May 1 June 15
Exchange September 15 October 1

Chambres des notaires & Comité des équivalences

October 1 December 1
Special students December 1 December 8
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