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Important dates

For September 2018 admission applications, OAT scores must be taken from August 31st, 2015 to August 31st, 2017.

The CASPer test will be offered on August 15, August 20 & September 17, 2017.  You only need to take the CASPer one of those times. Applications are now available at the CASPer website.  You must apply to OUAC before applying for the CASPer.  You need your OUAC for the CASPer application. 

If you are planning an application for a future year, use this page as a guideline only. We cannot guarantee dates until they are posted.

Deadline Description
Mid-July 2017 to October 1, 2017

Applications for September 2018 entry will be available mid-July 2017 to October 1, 2017. 

*Please note that the on-line application will NOT be available from September 7 – 18 (inclusive).  It will re-open on September 19 to October 1.

August 15, 20 & September 17

All applicants will be required to take the CASPer (Computer-based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics) test.  There are now three sittings for CASPer for September 2018 admission.

  • August 15, 2017 (Tuesday) 6:00PM EDT

  • August 20, 2017 (Sunday) 2:00PM EDT

  • September 17, 2017 (Sunday) 2:00PM EDT

August 31, 2017 Deadline by which the OAT must be written. Scores do not have to be received at the School by this date; however, this is the last day to write the OAT for September 2018 admission.
September 17, 2017

All applicants must take the CASPer (Computer-based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics) test.  This is the last sitting for CASPer for September 2018 admission.

October 26, 2017

1) Deadline by which the Admission Information Form (AIF) must be uploaded online.

2) Deadline by which your interim transcripts must be uploaded online.

NOTE: You must have met the online application deadline of October 1, 2017 to be able to meet this required date.

November 30, 2017

Deadline by which the two confidential assessment forms must be uploaded online.

December 1, 2017

Deadline by which interview selection will be completed. All applicants will receive an email. Unfortunately, if not invited for an interview, students are no longer considered for admission.

January 13, 2018 Interviews on site at the University of Waterloo this day.  External interviews will also be held January 13, 2018.
January 31, 2018 Deadline by which all final fall (September to December) 2017 transcripts must be received at the Registrar's Office, Needles Hall.
End of March, 2018 All admission decisions will be e-mailed.
May 7, 2018 Deadline by which all winter 2018 courses must be completed.
June 20, 2018 For those admitted, deadline by which all final winter (January to April) 2018 transcripts must be received at the Registrar's Office, Needles Hall.
September 2018 Start of school year.

Note: You must have all your undergraduate prerequisite courses completed, with grades appearing on your official transcripts by the May 2018 deadline. Courses completed between the end of May and the beginning of September will not be considered by the Admissions Committee. Applicants who have not completed all the prerequisites will not be admitted. There are no exceptions. There are no conditional offers of admission.