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Important dates for 2017 admissions

Date Deadline / event
December 2016 - March 2017 Early offers of admission will be made in some programs.
March 1

Architecture: Deadline for your Admission Information Form and required documents including English language test results to reach Waterloo.

Accounting and Financial Management: Deadline for required documents including English language test results to reach Waterloo.

March 18 March Break Open House
March 31 Engineering, Software Engineering: Deadline for required documents including English language test results to reach Waterloo.
April 7 Deadline for required documents including English language test results to reach Waterloo. This applies to all programs other than Accounting and Financial Management, Architecture, Engineering, and Software Engineering which have earlier deadlines (see below).
April 15 Deadline for Entrance Bursary applications.
mid-May Most of Waterloo's offers of admission for fall 2017 are sent at this time.
May 27 You @ Waterloo Day open house.
June 1 Last day for Ontario high school students to accept an Offer of Admission. No Ontario university may require a financial commitment from Ontario high school students before this date.
June 1 - 11:59, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) If you've been admitted to a first-year program, today is the deadline to confirm a place in residence by submitting your Residence Community Ranking Form and $500 non-refundable deposit.
June 15 Recommended deadline to apply for OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program) or other financial assistance programs.
September 7 Classes begin.

Additional faculty/program-specific dates