Check important dates for the academic year including registration, start of lectures, advising periods, exams, and study breaks at www.mcgill.ca/importantdates.
Key Academic Dates
This page is a snapshot of www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates, which contains the dates around which all other academic activities are built; however, the information on this page is not comprehensive.
For specific dates and deadlines, such as registration dates, application deadlines, or convocation dates, please use the Important Dates search tool.
Administrative offices are closed on the following dates:
- Labour Day: Monday, September 3
- Thanksgiving Day: Monday, October 8
- Holiday Break: Saturday, December 22 to Tuesday, January 1, inclusive
- Christmas Day: Tuesday, December 25
- New Year's Day: Tuesday, January 1
Library hours are available on the Library website.
Dates and further information are also available at:
- Important Dates search tool: www.mcgill.ca/importantdates
- Application dates & deadlines:
- Undergraduate Studies: www.mcgill.ca/applying
- Graduate & Postgraduate Studies: www.mcgill.ca/gradapplicants
- Continuing Studies: www.mcgill.ca/continuingstudies/prospective-students/apply
- Dentistry: www.mcgill.ca/dentistry/programs
- Law: www.mcgill.ca/law-admissions
- Medicine: www.mcgill.ca/medadmissions/applying
- Summer Studies: www.mcgill.ca/summer/future-students
- Class schedule and locations: Minerva class schedule
- Registration dates: www.mcgill.ca/students/courses
- Housing & move-in day: www.mcgill.ca/students/housing
- Orientation week: www.mcgill.ca/firstyear
- Start & end of classes: www.mcgill.ca/importantdates/key-dates
- Examination schedule and locations: www.mcgill.ca/students/exams