Our office will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. from November 4 to 29.
November, 04, 2019 12:00 PM
Mark your calendar: important dates
- Nov. 8 – last day to withdraw from courses without failure by default
- Nov. 21 to Nov. 22 – fall convocation
- Dec. 4 – classes end
- Dec. 6 to Dec. 19 – final exams
- Dec. 25 to Jan. 1 – university closed
- Jan. 6 – winter term begins
- List of sessional dates
Your final exams
- Final exams run from Friday, Dec. 6 to Thursday, Dec. 19.
- You can find your personal exam schedule in Mosaic > Student Center > Other Academic > Exam Schedule.
- Don’t forget to bring your student ID card to your final exams! You will be charged a $30 Exam Verification Fee if you don’t have your card.
- Confused about an exam location? Find out more with our exam location legend.
- Learn more about exams.
Upcoming OSAP deadlines
- Applications for fall term part-time OSAP are due Nov. 9. Submit your online application today!
- If you’ve received OSAP in the past and are continuing as a full-time student (without applying for OSAP), you’ll need to apply for Continuation of Interest Free Status by Nov. 29 to avoid interest charges.
- If you applied for OSAP for the fall term only, your supporting documents are due Nov. 9.
- Winter OSAP document processing begins Dec. 9 so make sure to finalize your winter term enrolment on Mosaic.
- Verify your personal information on Mosaic through the upcoming “Tasks” tile.
- This includes SIN, address, emergency contacts and banking information.
University weather closures
- Winter is coming. Make sure you brush up on McMaster’s Storm Emergency Policy.
- The university formally announces a closure when severe weather poses a danger to students, staff and faculty.
- If there is no specific closure announcement, the university remains open. Every effort will be made to confirm a closing by 5:30 a.m.
- You can find closure information via the Daily News, Safety App, McMaster’s homepage or Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Make the world your classroom
- Learn a new language, enhance your academics and gain cross-cultural work experience with the McCall MacBain International Fellowship, worth $23,500 per person.
- Fellows spend a year abroad divided into three terms: language, academic and work/internship.
- The application deadline is Nov. 21. Apply now!
Coming soon to Student Services
- A new service model will provide you with everything you need, all in one place.
- You’ll be able to pay your tuition, navigate OSAP, ask about aid & awards, access registrarial services and more.
- We will fill you in on our new Student Services upgrade soon!
- In the meantime, our office hours will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Nov. 29.
- Academic advising – Talk to an advisor in your Faculty about your program or course requirements.
- Academic support – The Student Success Centre has workshops to support you during final assignments and exams.
- Exchange program – Interested in studying abroad? Information sessions take place throughout November.
- Student Wellness Centre – SWC has a new location! Visit them in PGCLL 210.
- Writing support – Whether it’s your final essays or feedback on your letter of intent for grad school applications, the Undergrad Writing Centre is here to help.
Wilson Leadership Scholar Award
- Calling all leaders! Earn up to $25,000 in direct & experiential funding with the Wilson Leader Scholar Award, a leadership development and career launcher program.
- Gain mentorship, work with a coach and contribute to projects in an area meaningful to you that complements your studies.
- Learn more and apply.