Note: The Fall 2023 deadline to submit a Deferral Request Form is August 31.
To defer your offer of admission to McGill you must submit the Deferral Request Form no later than August 31 for the Fall term and December 31 for the Winter term. For further information, contact the deferral [at] mcgill.ca (Deferral Coordinator).
Detailed information regarding deferrals of admission at McGill, and any conditions that may apply, can be found on the Deferral Request Form webpage. You are required pay your confirmation deposit before you may request an admission deferral.
If you have accepted your offer of admission and registered for courses and now want to defer your admission, you must drop all courses via Minerva by the above deadlines and before submitting a deferral request. If the University grants your request for deferral, your confirmation deposit will be placed in your account for when you commence your studies.
If you do not request a deferral by the above deadlines, you will have to reapply for the next available admission term. If you are a registered student and you withdraw after the course add/drop deadline, you must request readmission through your faculty. For more details, see Readmission.