Important Dates

Date

Event

Details

Ongoing

Advising: Contact the Arts Oasis Office

Contact Us

Email Alerts from Arts Oasis

You will receive emails (to your McGill email account) from Arts OASIS throughout the year. Please read these emails carefully as they will contain important information about deadlines and degree requirements.

 

Summer 2017 | Fall 2017 | Winter 2018

SUMMER 2017

Date

Event

Details

May 1-2, 2017

Supplemental and Deferred Exam Period for Arts Courses taken in Fall 2016

Refer here for the full exam schedule

May 15, 2017

Deadline to Apply for Deferred Exam for courses taken in the Winter 2017 Semester

Exams

May 24, 2017

Registration for 2017-2018 Academic Year opens for Incoming Exchange Students

 

May 29, 2017

Application opens to write supplemental exams for courses taken in Winter 2017

Exams

June 9, 2017

CSI McGill (CEGEP Student Information)

Campus & Life Engagement

Registration for 2017-2018 Academic Year for Newly Admitted Scholarship Recipient and Varsity Recruits from CEGEP opens at 9:00am

Enrolment Services

Please read the Welcome to McGill

June 12, 2017

McGill ID Cards Available for Newly Admitted CEGEP Students

How to get an ID Card

Registration for 2017-2018 Academic Year for all other Newly Admitted CEGEP Students opens at 9:00am

Enrolment Services

Please read the Welcome to McGill

June 16, 2017

Registration for 2017-2018 Academic Year for Newly Admitted Scholarship Recipient and Varsity Recruits entering U0 - Freshman and U1 opens at 9:00am

 

(If you complete Advanced Levels or CAPE, Advance Placement, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate Diploma or at least one year of university and earn 24 or more credits, you will be admitted into year U1*)

*You can verify your classification year for registration purposes on Minerva: Registration Menu > Step 1: Check your Registration Eligibility and Verify Your Curriculum

 

Enrolment Services

 

Please read the Welcome to McGill

Deadline to Apply to write a Supplemental Exam for courses taken in the Winter 2017 Semester

Exams

June 19, 2017

McGill ID Cards Available for Newly Admitted International Students

How to get an ID Card

Registration for 2017-2018 Academic Year for all other Newly Admitted U1 Students

opens at 9:00am

 

(If you complete Advanced Levels or CAPE, Advance Placement, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate Diploma or at least one year of university and earn 24 or more credits, you will be admitted into year U1*)

*You can verify your classification year for registration purposes on Minerva: Registration Menu > Step 1: Check your Registration Eligibility and Verify Your Curriculum

 

For more information you can visit Enrolment Services or read the Welcome to McGill

Registration opens for Special/Visiting Students opens at 9:00am

How to Register

June 20, 2017

McGill ID Cards Available for Newly Admitted Canadian Students

How to get an ID Card

Registration for 2017-2018 Academic Year opens for all other Newly Admitted U0 - Freshman Students opens at 9:00am

 

June 21, 2017

Registration for 2017-2018 Academic Year opens for Quebec Inter-University Transfer Students (IUT) opens at 9:00am

 

June 23 and 30, 2017

University closed for St-Jean-Baptiste and Canada Day

 

June 29, 2017

Freshman Science Courses without a Lab component open to Arts Students at 10:00 am

Faculty of Science

July 13, 2017

Freshman Science Courses with a Lab component open to Arts Students at 10:00 am

Faculty of Science

August 7, 2017

Deferred and Supplemental Exam Schedule for Courses taken in Winter 2017 will be posted this week

Exams

August 14, 2017

Deadline to Register for at least one course to avoid late registration penalties

 

August 18- September 5, 2017

Extended Hours for ID cards for new students at Service Point

 

August 21, 23 & 25, 2017

Supplemental and Deferred Exam Period for Arts Courses taken in Winter 2017

Exams

 

 

FALL 2017

Date

Event

Details

August 26-27, 2017

Move-In Weekend

 

August 28- September 3, 2017

Orientation Week

See Here for a List of Events

August 28, 2017

Rez Fest and Off Campus Connects

Rez Fest

Off Campus Connects

August 29, 2017

Discover McGill

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Molson Stadium

Engage McGill

4:00 – 7:00p.m. – Lower Field, Main Campus

August 30, 2017

Arts Departmental Advising Fair

Details TBA

Academic Expectations Day

Campus Life & Engagement

Session D’Acceuil Francophone

Campus Life & Engagement

August 31, 2017

Deadline for cancellation/deferral of admission

Enrolment Services

E-Calendar

September 4, 2017

University closed for Labour Day

 

September 5, 2017

First Day of Class

 

September 19, 2017

End of Course Change Period (Add/Drop) You have until this deadline to “shop around” for courses in which you are not registered in yet. You can also drop a course if you end up not liking it.

Note: After the Add/Drop deadline, any courses withdrawn from during the semester will receive a grade of W. However, you can still get a full refund until September 26th

 

Deadline to declare a Fall semester course under the S/U Option

Note: Only elective courses can be taken S/U

September 19-26, 2017

Verification period via Minerva for all students in all faculties.

Verify your entire record on Minerva (address, personal data, courses, programs, etc.) and consult your faculty with any problems. It is especially critical that graduating students verify their records prior to the start of their final term of studies.

September 26, 2017

Deadline to Web Withdraw or University Withdraw with full fee refund

 

October 9, 2017

University closed for Thanksgiving

 

October 31, 2017

Deadline to Web Withdraw or University Withdraw without fee refund

 

November 27, 2017

Application opens to defer exams for courses taken in Fall 2017

 

December 4, 2017

Deadline to apply for Fall 2017 Graduation

Refer to the graduation checklist to ensure you are on track

December 5, 2017

Registration for Newly Admitted Students starting classes in Winter 2018

 

McGill ID Cards Available for Newly Admitted Students once they have registered

How to get an ID Card

December 7, 2017

Last Day of Class

December 7 will follow a Monday Schedule

December 9-10, 2017

Exam Study Weekend

 

December 8-21, 2017

Fall Semester Final Exam Period

A tentative exam schedule will be posted the 5th week of each semester. The final schedule will be posted approximately 2 weeks later, and the schedule with room locations will be posted approximately 2 weeks before the start of exams.

December 23, 2017-January 2, 2018

University closed for the Holidays

 

 

WINTER 2018

Date

Event

Details

January 8, 2018

Discover McGill University Orientation Session  for Winter 2017 Newly Admitted Students

 

First Day of Class

 

Deadline for Students starting in January to Register for at least one course to avoid late registration penalties

 

January 11, 2018

Application opens to write supplemental exams for courses taken in Fall 2017

Exams

January 12, 2018

Deadline to Apply for Deferred Exam for courses taken in the Fall 2017 Semester

Exams

January 15, 2018

Deadline for Students to submit an Exchange Application on Minerva

Arts Oasis

McGill International Education

January 18, 2018

Deadline to apply to write supplemental exams for courses taken in Fall 2017

Exams

January 23, 2018

End of Course Change Period (Add/Drop)

 

Deadline to declare a Winter semester course under the S/U Option

Note: Only elective courses can be taken S/U

Deadline to Withdraw without fee refund from yearlong Courses (D1/D2)

 

January 23-30, 2018

Verification period via Minerva for all students in all faculties.

Verify your entire record on Minerva (address, personal data, courses, programs, etc.) and consult your faculty with any problems. It is especially critical that graduating students verify their records prior to the start of their final term of studies.

January 30, 2018

Deadline to Web Withdraw or University Withdraw with full fee refund

 

February 5, 2018

Deferred and Supplemental Exam Schedule for Courses taken in Fall 2017 will be posted this week

Exams

February 28, 2018

Deadline to apply for Winter 2017 Graduation

Refer to the graduation checklist to ensure you are on track

March 1, 2018

Summer 2017 Registration opens for U3 Students

(Tentative)

March 5, 6 & 8, 2018

Supplemental and Deferred Exam Period for Arts Courses taken in Fall 2017

Exams

March 5-9, 2018

Reading Week

 

March 6, 2018

Summer 2017 Registration opens for U0, U1 and U2 Undergraduate Students

(Tentative)

March 13, 2018

Deadline to Web Withdraw or University Withdraw without fee refund

 

March 27,  2018

Class Schedule for Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 registration available on Minerva [View only]

Click Here for more information

Exact Date TBA

March 30 – April 2, 2018

University closed for Easter

 

April 2, 2018

Application opens to write deferred exams for courses taken in Winter 2017

 

April 3, 2018

Deadline to apply for Summer 2017 Graduation

Refer to the graduation checklist to ensure you are on track

April 4, 2018

Registration for 2018-2019 Academic Year opens for Returning Students entering U3

(Tentative)

April 5, 2018

Registration for 2018-2019 Academic Year opens for Returning Students entering U2

(Tentative)

April 6, 2018

Registration for 2018-2019 Academic Year opens for all other Returning Undergraduate Arts  Students

(Tentative)

April 16, 2018

Last Day of Class

 

April 14-15, 2018

Exam Study Weekend

 

April 17-30, 2018

Winter Semester Final Exam Period

A tentative exam schedule will be posted the 5th week of each semester. The final schedule will be posted approximately 2 weeks later, and the schedule with room locations will be posted approximately 2 weeks before the start of exams.