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Important Dates

Date

Event

Details

Ongoing

Advising: Contact the Arts Oasis Office

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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 2018 | Fall 2018 | Winter 2019

SUMMER 2018

Date

Event

Details

March 5, 6 & 8, 2018

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

Refer here for the full exam schedule

May 14, 2018

Deadline to Apply for Deferred Exam for courses taken in the Winter 2018 Semester

Exams

May 23, 2018

Registration for 2018-2019 Academic Year opens for Incoming Exchange Students

 

May 29, 2018

Application opens to write supplemental exams for courses taken in Winter 2018

Exams

June 7, 2018

CSI McGill (CEGEP Student Information)

Campus & Life Engagement

June 8, 2018

Registration for 2018-2019 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 11, 2018

Registration for 2018-2019 Academic Year for all other Newly Admitted CEGEP Students opens at 9:00am

 

Enrolment Services

Please read the Welcome to McGill

June 12, 2018

McGill ID Cards Available for Newly Admitted CEGEP Students

 

How to get an ID Card

June 15, 2018

Registration for 2018-2019 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 2018 Semester

Exams

June 18, 2018

McGill ID Cards Available for Newly Admitted International Students

How to get an ID Card

Registration for 2018-2019 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 19, 2018

McGill ID Cards Available for Newly Admitted Canadian Students

How to get an ID Card

Registration for 2018-2019 Academic Year opens for all other Newly Admitted U0 - Freshman Students opens at 9:00am

 

June 20, 2018

Registration for 2018-2019 Academic Year opens for Quebec Inter-University Transfer Students (IUT) opens at 9:00am

 

June 25, 2018

University closed for St-Jean-Baptiste (June 24, 2018)

 

June 28, 2018

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

Faculty of Science

July 2, 2018 University closed for Canada Day (July 1, 2018)  

July 12, 2018

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

Faculty of Science

August 6, 2018 (week of)

Deferred and Supplemental Exam Schedule for Courses taken in Winter 2018 will be posted this week

Exams

August 14, 2018

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

 

August 28- September 4, 2018

Extended Hours for ID cards for new students at Service Point

 

August 20, 22 & 24, 2018

Supplemental and Deferred Exam Period for Arts Courses taken in Winter 2018

Exams

 

FALL 2018

Date

Event

Details

August 25-26, 2018

Move-In Weekend

 

August 27- September 2, 2018

Orientation Week

See Here for a List of Events

August 27, 2018

Rez Fest and Off Campus Connects

Rez Fest

Off Campus Connects

August 28, 2018

Discover McGill

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

Engage McGill

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

August 29, 2018

Arts Departmental Advising Fair

Details TBA

Academic Expectations Day

Campus Life & Engagement

Session D’Acceuil Francophone

Campus Life & Engagement

August 31, 2018

Deadline for cancellation/deferral of admission

Enrolment Services

E-Calendar

September 3, 2018

University closed for Labour Day

 

September 4, 2018

First Day of Class

 

September 18, 2018

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 25, 2018.

 

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

Note: Only elective courses can be taken S/U

September 24-28, 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.

September 25, 2018

Deadline to Web Withdraw or University Withdraw with full fee refund

 

October 8, 2018

University closed for Thanksgiving

 

October 30, 2018

Deadline to Web Withdraw or University Withdraw without fee refund

 

November 26, 2018 (tentative)

Application opens to defer exams for courses taken in Fall 2018

Exams

December 3, 2018

Deadline to apply for Fall 2018 Graduation

Refer to the graduation checklist to ensure you are on track

TBD 

Registration for Newly Admitted Students starting classes in Winter 2019

 

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

How to get an ID Card

December 4, 2018

Last Day of Class

 

December 5, 2018

Exam Study Day

 

December 6-20, 2018

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 24, 2018-January 1, 2019

University closed for the Holidays

 

 

WINTER 2019

Date

Event

Details

January 7, 2019

Discover McGill University Orientation Session for Winter 2019 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 10, 2019 (tentative)

Application opens to write supplemental exams for courses taken in Fall 2018

Exams

January 11, 2019 (tentative)

Deadline to Apply for Deferred Exam for courses taken in the Fall 2018 Semester

Exams

January 15, 2019

Deadline for Students to submit an Exchange Application on Minerva

Arts Oasis

McGill International Education

January 17, 2019 (tentative)

Deadline to apply to write supplemental exams for courses taken in Fall 2018

Exams

January 22, 2019

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 from multi-term courses (D1/D2) that started in September 2018 (with fee refund for Winter 2018 term only)

 

January 28-February 1, 2019

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 29, 2019

Deadline to Web Withdraw or University Withdraw with full fee refund

 

TBD (see exams website)

Deferred and Supplemental Exam Schedule for Courses taken in Fall 2018 will be posted this week

Exams

March 4, 2019 (tentative)

Deadline to apply for Winter 2019 Graduation 

Refer to the graduation checklist to ensure you are on track

March 4, 5 & 7, 2019

Supplemental and Deferred Exam Period for Arts Courses taken in Fall 2018

Exams

March 4-8, 2019

Reading Week

 

March 5, 2019 (tentative)

Summer 2019 Registration opens for U3 Students

 

March 7, 2019 (tentative)

Summer 2019 Registration opens for U0, U1 and U2 Undergraduate Students

 

March 12, 2019

Deadline to Web Withdraw or University Withdraw without fee refund

 

March 26, 2019 (tentative)

Class Schedule for Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 registration available on Minerva (View only)

Click Here for more information

April 1, 2019 (tentative)

Application opens to write deferred exams for courses taken in Winter 2019

Exams

April 1, 2019 (tentative)

Deadline to apply for Summer 2019 Graduation

Refer to the graduation checklist to ensure you are on track

TBD

Registration for 2019-2020 Academic Year opens for Returning Students entering U3

When to register

TBD

Registration for 2019-2020 Academic Year opens for Returning Students entering U2

When to register

TBD

Registration for 2019-2020 Academic Year opens for all other Returning Undergraduate Arts  Students

When to register

April 12, 2019

Last Day of Class

 

April 13-14, 2019

Exam Study Weekend

 

April 15-30, 2019

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.

April 19-22, 2019

University closed for Easter