Key Dates, 2018–2019

Key Dates for the School of Continuing Studies 2018–2019

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, 2018;

International Students: March 1, 2018

Canadian/Permanent Residents: September 1, 2018;

International Students: July 1, 2018

Registration using Minerva for returning Continuing Education – Faculty of Education students April 4, 2018 April 4, 2018
Registration using Minerva for courses and programs for returning program students June 12, 2018 October 4, 2018
Registration using Minerva for returning Continuing Studies Independent (Special) Students and newly admitted students for courses and programs June 19, 2018 October 11, 2018
Deadline for students to register for courses without a late registration fee September 4, 2018 January 7, 2019
Late registration period with late registration fee ($25 for Continuing Studies) September 5–18, 2018 January 8–22, 2019
Course Change (drop/add) deadline September 18, 2018 January 22, 2019
Deadline to web withdraw (grade of “W”) with fee refund from Continuing Studies credit courses (less $20) September 25, 2018 January 29, 2019
Deadline to withdraw from courses (grade of “W”) or University withdrawal (grade “W--”) with NO refund October 30, 2018 March 12, 2019
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 4, 2018 April 12, 2019
LECTURES Fall Term Winter Term
Lectures begin in all credit courses and non-credit language courses September 4, 2018 January 7, 2019
Lectures begin for Intensive English and Intensive French September 10, 2018 January 14, 2019
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 5, 2018 January 7, 2019
Last day of lectures for courses December 5, 2018 April 12, 2019
Online course evaluation period:

Evaluations available for completion on Mercury through Minerva

November 12–December 22, 2018 March 21–May 2, 2019
EXAMINATIONS Fall Term Winter Term
Examination period December 6–20, 2018 April 15–30, 2019
Application deadline for deferred examinations January 11, 2019 May 13, 2019
STATUTORY HOLIDAYS
National Patriots' Day (Journée nationale des patriotes) May 21, 2018
La Fête Nationale du Québec June 25, 2018
Canada Day July 2, 2018
Labour Day September 3, 2018
Thanksgiving October 8, 2018
Christmas and New Year December 24, 2018–January 1, 2019
Study Break March 4–8, 2019
Easter April 19 and April 22, 2019
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2018-2019 (last updated Jun. 27, 2018) (disclaimer)
School of Continuing Studies—2018-2019 (last updated Jun. 27, 2018) (disclaimer)