Important dates

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.

The application deadlines for September 2024 admission are as follows:

Deadline Description
July 17 to October 2, 2023

Applications for September 2024 admission will be available July 17 - October 2, 2023.

August 31, 2021 to August 31, 2023

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 2024 admission. 

Aug 8, 2023 - 5:00 PM EDT

Aug 29, 2023 - 5:00 PM EDT

Sep 14, 2023 - 8:00 PM EDT

Oct 5, 2023 - 8:00 PM EDT

Oct 12, 2023 - 5:00 PM EDT

Oct 19, 2023 - 8:00 PM EDT

All applicants must take the CASPer (Computer-based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics).  CASPer can only be taken once per year.  Applicants for September 2024 admission must take the CASPer in 2023.  You must have applied to OUAC and then received your Waterloo ID#, to apply and take CASPer.  

October 27, 2023

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

2) Deadline by which your interim transcripts must be uploaded online and by which your official transcripts must be received by the Registrar's Office. 

NOTE: You must have met the online application deadline of October 2, 2023 to be able to meet this required date.

November 30, 2023

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

December 14, 2023

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

January 13, 2024 Meet & Greet  (in-person at Waterloo)

We reserve the right to make adjustments to the in-person admissions events if such are necessary and advised by the health authorities.

January 31, 2024 Deadline by which all final fall (September to December) 2023 transcripts must be received at the Registrar's Office, Needles Hall, if you were granted a Meet & Greet.
End of March, 2024 All admission decisions will be e-mailed.
May 10, 2024 Deadline by which all winter 2023 courses must be completed.
June 24, 2024 For those admitted, deadline by which all final winter (January to April) 2024 transcripts must be received at the Registrar's Office, Needles Hall.
September 2024 Start of school year.

Note: You must have all your undergraduate prerequisite courses completed, with grades appearing on your official transcripts by the June 2024 deadline. Courses completed between the end of May and the beginning of September will not be considered by the Admissions Committee.  For September 2024 admission, you can't take courses in the spring 2024.  Applicants who have not completed all the prerequisites will not be admitted. There are no exceptions. There are no conditional offers of admission.