Final Exams

Summer 2018 schedule

The Final Examinations Schedule of the July Summer Session will be available two (2) weeks prior to August 6, 2018.

General note: If a course ends later than the final exam dates displayed in the table below, the final exam will not be scheduled on one of these dates.


Courses offered by all faculties except Desautels Faculty of Management. 

Summer Session Classes Start Final exam date(s)
3-credit courses 6-credit courses

May 1

May 31 and June 1st

July 5
June June 4 July 5 August 6
July July 6 or 9 August 6 -

Please note: All final examinations are governed by University examination regulations. Students writing examinations who do not abide by the norms outlined in the Code of Student Conduct will face disciplinary measures outlined in the Handbook of Student Rights and Responsibilities.


Exam conflicts

If you have two exams scheduled on the same day at the same time, you will be notified by the exams office about the new time of your rescheduled exam. Conflict exams are normally written on the same day in a room set aside for such exams. For more information, please visit the examinations website.

Should you not receive a notice from the Exams office about your conflict please complete the Final Examination Conflict Form for Summer Studies [pdf, bilingual] and forward to:

McGill Summer Studies
688 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 1029
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 3R1

Email: summer.studies [at]


Exam deferrals

You may request to write a deferred exam if you have missed your exam due to illness or other extenuating circumstances. Deferral requests for final exams that are scheduled on the official summer final exam dates posted above should be submitted through Minerva. All deferred formal final exams will be held on August 20, 22 and 24, 2018, concurrent with exams deferred from the Winter term. Note: If you are an Arts or Science student or a Special student during the summer AND your exam was scheduled outside of the final exam period and was held in-department, you must contact Service Point to request an exam deferral.

More details on supplementary and deferred exams and deferral application dates are available on the examinations website.

Important note: For courses administered by the Faculty of Education, deferred examinations will not be permitted; however, in exceptional circumstances, the student may be granted permission to withdraw from the course, without refund. Students in the Faculty of Engineering are to follow the instructions and deadlines found on this page.