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Important dates

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

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
July 11 to October 1, 2016

Applications for September 2017 entry will be available on July 11, 2016.

August 30 & September 18

All applicants will be required to take the CASPer (Computer-based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics) test.  There are only two sittings for CASPer for September 2017 admission.

  • August 30
  • September 18
August 31, 2016 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 2017 admission.
October 26, 2016

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, 2016 to be able to meet this required date.

November 30, 2016

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

December 1, 2016

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

January 14, 2017 Interviews on site at the University of Waterloo this day.  External interviews will be held the week of January 15, 2017.
January 30, 2017 Deadline by which all final fall (September to December) 2016 transcripts must be received at the Registrar's Office, Needles Hall.
End of March, 2017 All admission decision letters will be e-mailed.
May 5, 2017 Deadline by which all winter 2017 courses must be completed.
June 20, 2017 For those admitted, deadline by which all final winter (January to April) 2017 transcripts must be received at the Registrar's Office, Needles Hall.
September 2017 Start of school year.

Note: You must have all your undergraduate prerequisite courses completed, with grades appearing on your official transcripts by the May 2017 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.