Registration Procedures

Registration Procedures for Undergraduate Medicine

Program Registration

Program Registration

New Students

All students entering the four-year M.D.,C.M. program must initiate registration on the web via Minerva. The Minerva registration period for newly admitted Medicine students begins in early June and students must be registered prior to mandatory Orientation in mid-August. Specific dates will be provided by the UGME office by email. For all dates related to the academic year, consult Important Dates search tool.

In order for the official registration in the M.D.,C.M. program at McGill to be confirmed, you must also present yourself, with proper documentation, at the Faculty Registration and Orientation held from August 22 to August 24, 2023. Attendance is mandatory.. For more details, consult mcgill.ca/ugme/mdcm-curriculum-joint-programs.

Failure to attend orientation will result in cancellation of your offer of admission to the program.

For further information, consult Minerva and the registration information emailed to incoming students in June, as well as mcgill.ca/importantdates.

Registration for courses outside the program

M.D., C.M. students are permitted to register for language courses, or to courses in a joint program under certain circumstances. Consult the UGME registration policy for information: mcgill.ca/ugme/policies-procedures/ugme-registration-policy.

Returning Students

All returning students must register on the web by adding the courses per term and year on Minerva. Returning students must register by the deadline specified or pay the appropriate late registration fees.

For further information, consult Minerva and the registration information emailed to returning students in early April, as well as mcgill.ca/importantdates.

Leaves of Absence

Leaves of Absence

Short-term absences and medium- and long-term leaves are offered to students in the M.D.,C.M. program for the reasons outlined in the respective policies.

For short-term absences, please consult the UGME Short-Term Absences Policy and the UGME TCP-Related FAQs for Short-Term Absences Policy.

For medium- to long-term absences, please consult the UGME Medium & Long-Term Leaves Policy.

'Medium-term leave' is defined as ranging from 6 consecutive calendar days to 7 weeks and 6 days.

'Long-term leave' is defined as 8 weeks or longer.

The MDCM Program reserves the right to impose a limitation on the number of leaves (e.g., multiple medium-term leaves) as well as the total duration of long-term leaves.

Requirements for the Degree of M.D.,C.M.

Requirements for the Degree of M.D.,C.M.

  1. Candidates must have fulfilled all the requirements for entrance to the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences undergraduate medical education program.
  2. Students in the M.D.,C.M. program must complete the curriculum in a maximum of 7 years, students enrolled in the joint M.D.,C.M. Ph.D. program must complete their studies within 8 years (as per #33 of the MDCM Program Promotion Regulations).
  3. Students must have passed all the required evaluations of the medical curriculum.
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