Important dates for admitted students

Date Deadline / event
March 9 March Break Open House
April 5 All programs other than Accounting and Financial Management, Architecture, Mathematics, Engineering, and Software Engineering: deadline for the Admission Information Form, required documents, and English language results (if applicable).
April 15 Deadline for Ontario students to apply for an entrance bursary.
mid-May Admitted students will receive an invitation to our You @ Waterloo Day open house, held in late May.
June 3 Last day for admitted students to accept an Offer of Admission
June 3  Deadline for first-year and transfer students to reserve a place in residence by submitting a Residence Community Ranking Form and $500 non-refundable deposit.
June 15 Recommended deadline to apply for OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program) or financial assistance programs in other provinces.
early July New students can request fall term classes or check their schedule (if their classes are selected for them).
Summer Optional 101 Day events to help you prepare for university. International and out-of-province students can attend similar sessions during Orientation in September.
mid- to late August Deadlines for paying fall term tuition and fees. You'll pay winter term fees in December.
August 29 International Orientation and residence move-in begin for international students
August 31 Orientation and residence move-in begin for first-year students
September 4 Classes begin