Key Dates, 2017–2018

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Key Dates for the School of Continuing Studies 2017–2018

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, 2017;

International Students: March 1, 2017

Canadian/Permanent Residents: September 1, 2017;

International Students: July 1, 2017

Registration using Minerva for returning Continuing Education – Faculty of Education students April 4, 2017 April 4, 2017
Registration using Minerva for courses and programs for returning program students June 13, 2017 October 5, 2017
Registration using Minerva for returning Continuing Studies Independent (Special) Students and newly admitted students for courses and programs June 20, 2017 October 12, 2017
Deadline for students to register for courses without a late registration fee September 5, 2017 January 8, 2018
Late registration period with late registration fee ($25 for Continuing Studies) September 6–19, 2017 January 9–23, 2018
Course Change (drop/add) deadline September 19, 2017 January 23, 2018
Deadline to web withdraw (grade of “W”) with fee refund from Continuing Studies credit courses (less $20) September 26, 2017 January 30, 2018
Deadline to withdraw from courses (grade of “W”) or University withdrawal (grade “W--”) with NO refund October 31, 2017 March 13, 2018
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 5, 2017 April 16, 2018
LECTURES Fall Term Winter Term
Lectures begin in all credit courses and non-credit language courses September 5, 2017 January 8, 2018
Lectures begin for Intensive English and Intensive French September 11, 2017 January 15, 2018
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 6, 2017 January 9, 2018
Last day of lectures for courses December 7, 2017 April 16, 2018
Online course evaluation period:

Evaluations available for completion on Mercury through Minerva

November 11–December 23, 2017 March 21–May 2, 2018
EXAMINATIONS Fall Term Winter Term
Examination period December 8–21, 2017 April 17–30, 2018
Application deadline for deferred examinations January 15, 2018 May 15, 2018
STATUTORY HOLIDAYS
National Patriots' Day (Journée nationale des patriotes) May 22, 2017
La Fête Nationale du Québec June 24, 2017
Canada Day July 1, 2017
Labour Day September 4, 2017
Thanksgiving October 9, 2017
Christmas and New Year December 25, 2017–January 2, 2018
Study Break March 5–9, 2018
Easter March 30 and April 2, 2018
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Apr. 10, 2017) (disclaimer)
School of Continuing Studies—2017-2018 (last updated Apr. 10, 2017) (disclaimer)