Summer Term/Summer Studies
McGill Summer Studies offers over 300 credit courses in various disciplines. Courses begin in either May, June, or July, and are usually one-month intensive. These courses may be accepted for transfer credit by other universities. For more details, see Summer Studies or contact the Summer Studies Office at 514-398-5212.
If you take a McGill summer course to complete your graduation requirements, you will receive your degree at the Fall convocation (normally held in November).
It is your responsibility to follow the University and faculty regulations. When registering, you must not exceed the maximum credits permitted by your faculty.
You cannot register for more than 12 credits (Music students, 18 credits) during the summer, at McGill or at other universities, except by special permission of your Associate Dean or Director.
The maximum number of credits you may take in the Summer term (May, June, and July combined) as a McGill, Visiting, or Special Student is 12 credits.
You may take a maximum of two courses in Arts, Education, Engineering, Management, or Science, in any one Summer session (May, June, or July session).
Please note that the schedule of lectures in Summer courses is very intensive and that two courses in one session is considered a very heavy workload. To register for more than two courses in Arts, Education, Engineering, Management, and Science—or more than one course in other faculties:
• McGill students must obtain written permission from their faculty;
• Visiting students must obtain written permission from both their home university and the faculty in which they are registered;
• Special students must obtain written permission from the faculty in which they are registered.
Quebec Inter-University Transfer (IUT) students may take, in one summer term, a maximum of one course regardless of credit weight. Permission to register for more than one course per term must be obtained from the McGill faculty in which the student is registering by using the BCI's (Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire, previously known as CREPUQ) IUT website at www.bci-qc.ca/ (see Quebec Inter-University Transfer Agreement: Visiting IUT Students).