Registration

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Registration

Once you have confirmed your intention to attend McGill on Minerva at www.mcgill.ca/minerva, you must register by adding courses to your record during the registration periods listed at www.mcgill.ca/importantdates. You must register on Minerva and can continue to do so throughout the registration period by adding and dropping courses until you have finalized your schedule.

All course descriptions are available at Class Schedule. If you are a new student, you should refer to Course Information and Regulations to familiarize yourself with McGill's course numbering system (Course Numbering), multi-term course rules (Multi-term Courses), and course terminology (Course Terminology).

For fee policies related to registration and withdrawal from courses or withdrawal from the University, please refer to Fees.

Note for the Faculties of Arts and Science (including B.A. & Sc.): For detailed information on registration, you can also refer to:
Note for the Faculty of Engineering:
  • If you are a returning student, it is mandatory that you see a departmental/school academic adviser to review your course selection at the beginning of the Fall and Winter terms.
  • If you are a new student, it is mandatory that you see a departmental/school academic adviser during the advising period. For advising days, times and locations for new students, see www.mcgill.ca/engineering/current-students/undergraduate/new-students.
Note for the Faculty of Law: All first-year students and all new students in the Faculty of Law must register by adding the registration confirmation course REGN RCLW on Minerva. The registration period for new Law students for the 2016–2017 academic year begins Tuesday, July 5 and ends at the end of the course change period.

Returning Students – At the end of the Winter term, students in upper years are required to register on Minerva indicating their course selections for the next academic year.

Students in the Faculty of Law should consult registration materials available at www.mcgill.ca/law-studies/courses-registration-exams.

Note for Medicine and Dentistry: All M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. students must complete registration for 2016–2017 on the web, as per Registration Periods, by adding the prescribed courses on Minerva in the Fall 2016 term. U3 medical students need to have registered prior to July 23, 2016.
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2016-2017 (last updated May. 17, 2016) (disclaimer)
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2016-2017 (last updated May. 17, 2016) (disclaimer)