Information for Optometry applicants

We're very pleased that you've applied to the Doctor of Optometry (OD) program at Waterloo. Here are the next steps you need to complete as part of the application process.


Deadlines and important dates

By September 30th, 2024

  • You must have written the OAT by this date.

November 7th, 2024

  • Last CASPer test date.

By November 28th, 2024

Due by December 12th, 2024
  • Online letter of reference from an optometrist
  • Online letter of reference from a character reference

By January 31st, 2025 (if invited to virtual interviews)

  • If you're currently registered at a university, today is the deadline for
    • submitting transcripts indicating final fall 2024 grades, and
    • updating final fall 2024 grades on your AIF.

By May 9th, 2025

  • Date we advise Winter courses (if enrolled) must be completed.

By June 23rd, 2024 (if admitted to the OD program)

  • Deadline for submitting transcripts indicating final winter 2025 grades.
 

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