Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updated 01/26/2021

Summer 2021 teaching and learning activities will be delivered primarily through remote platforms. More details will be made available by the different faculties and schools if in-person presence is required for selected activities. For the latest information on McGill's response to COVID-19, please visit the Coronavirus Information website. We thank you all for your patience during this transitional period.

Summer 2021 Important Dates

Summer courses offered by Faculties other than the Desautels Faculty of Management take place over three sessions:

  • May session, with classes beginning May 3
  • June session, with classes beginning June 4 or June 7
  • July session, with classes beginning July 9 or July 12

For final exam dates for each session, see Final exams. The exam schedule will be posted on the Final exams page two (2) weeks prior the end of the courses.

To know all about the important dates for Summer 2021, see Key Dates.

Registration dates

Minerva opens for registration at 9:00 a.m. on each listed opening registration date. Due to extremely high traffic on the first day of registration, logging in can take as much as 15-30 minutes.

  • Registration opens for U3 and U4 McGill students (including U3 and U4 readmitted students) on March 2.
  • Registration opens for U0, U1 and U2 McGill students (including U2 and U1 readmitted students) and all Special and Visiting Students on March 4.
  • Last day to add/drop a course (with refund): 4th scheduled class*.
  • Last day to withdraw from a course (no refund): 9th scheduled class*.

* These deadlines might differ for intensive courses; please consult the course description for details.


Management courses

Summer courses offered by the Desautels Faculty of Management take place:

  • May session, with classes beginning May 3.
  • July session, with classes beginning July 12.

Final Exams will be on the last day of the scheduled course.

Registration dates

Minerva opens for registration at 9:00 a.m. on each listed opening registration date. Due to extremely high traffic on the first day of registration, logging in can take as much as 15-30 minutes.

  • Registration opens for U3 McGill Management and priority program students (including U3 readmitted students) on March 2.
  • Registration opens for U0, U1 and U2 McGill Management and priority program students (including U2 and U1 readmitted students) on March 4.
  • Registration opens to all McGill students, as well as Special and Visiting students on March 9.
  • Last day to add/drop a course (with refund): 4th scheduled class*.
  • Last day to withdraw from a course (no refund): 9th scheduled class*.

* These deadlines might differ for intensive courses; please consult the course description for details.


Continuing Studies courses

For information on summer courses offered by the School of Continuing Studies, see:

  • List of courses offered (Timetable - TBA)
  • Spring/Summer 2021 Important Dates (TBA)
  • Final exam dates (TBA)
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