Key Dates, 2015–2016

Key Dates, 2015–2016

These dates are a general guideline. See www.mcgill.ca/importantdates for a complete list. Check Class Schedule for the precise dates of your courses.

REGISTRATION & APPLICATION Fall Term Winter Term
Application deadline

Canadian/Permanent Residents: May 1, 2015;

International Students: March 1, 2015

Canadian/Permanent Residents: September 1, 2015;

International Students: July 1, 2015

Registration using Minerva for returning Continuing Education – Faculty of Education students April 5, 2015 April 5, 2015
Registration using Minerva for courses and programs for returning program students June 9, 2015 October 8, 2015
Registration using Minerva for returning Continuing Studies Independent (Special) Students and newly admitted students for courses and programs June 16, 2015 October 15, 2015
Deadline for students to register for courses without a late registration fee September 4, 2015 January 7, 2016
Late registration period with late registration fee ($25 for Continuing Studies) September 5–22, 2015 January 8–19, 2016
Course Change (drop/add) deadline September 22, 2015 January 19, 2016
Deadline to web withdraw (grade of “W”) with fee refund from Continuing Studies credit courses (less $20) September 29, 2015 January 26, 2016
Deadline to withdraw from courses (grade of “W”) or University withdrawal (grade “W--”) with NO refund November 3, 2015 March 8, 2016
Last day for students to request fee exemptions and to submit legal documents for proof of Canadian citizenship and proof of Quebec residency to the School of Continuing Studies. Documents received after this date will be updated for the following term only December 1, 2015 April 15, 2016
LECTURES Fall Term Winter Term
Lectures begin in all credit courses and non-credit language courses September 4, 2015 January 7, 2016
Lectures begin for Intensive English and Intensive French September 14, 2015 January 18, 2016
Lectures begin in non-credit Career and Professional Development courses (These dates may change depending on the course; refer to the course listing for the most up-to-date information) September 9, 2015 January 7, 2016
Last day of lectures for courses December 7, 2015 April 15, 2016
Online course evaluation period:

Evaluations available for completion on Mercury through Minerva

November 12–December 24, 2015 March 21–April 17, 2016
EXAMINATIONS Fall Term Winter Term
Examination period December 9–22, 2015 April 18–29, 2016
Application deadline for deferred examinations January 15, 2016 May 15, 2016
STATUTORY HOLIDAYS
National Patriots' Day (Journée nationale des patriotes) May 18, 2015
La Fête Nationale du Québec June 24, 2015
Canada Day July 1, 2015
Labour Day September 7, 2015
Thanksgiving October 12, 2015
Christmas and New Year December 25, 2015–January 1, 2016
Study Break February 29–March 4, 2016
Easter March 25 and March 28, 2016
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2015-2016 (last updated Jun. 16, 2015) (disclaimer)
École d'éducation permanente—2015-2016 (last updated Jun. 16, 2015) (disclaimer)
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