Please note that documents uploaded to the CaRMS UG Portal are required to follow the below naming convention. Documents that do not follow the naming convention may be returned to you for renaming.
Student with a middle name
EXAMPLE: Smith_John_Colin_Medical transcript_e
Student with no middle name
Student with only one name
EXAMPLE: Obugatu_N-A_Medical transcript_e
Multiple students with the exact same name
CONVENTION: LastName_FirstName_Student Number_DocTypeName_DocLanguage
Document other than MSPR or Medical Transcript
CONVENTION: Enter “Other” for the DocTypeName.
Letter of Language Proficiency
CONVENTION: Enter “Proficiency Letter” for the DocTypeName
EXAMPLE: Smith_John_Colin_Proficiency Letter_e
EXAMPLE: Class list_McMaster University
Please ensure that the class list is in Excel format.
- Underscores must be used between segments.
- File names are not case sensitive.
- French accents must be included in the student’s name, if applicable. Accents are not required for the document type name.
- For students with a hyphenated first or last name, you can either enter a space between the name or use the hyphen (i.e Louis-Rene or Louis Rene).