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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


COVID-19 Update

Laurier and the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) are closely monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on your application.  

Laurier’s undergraduate admissions office is still assessing applications. We will continue to review key dates and deadlines to offer flexibility throughout the admission cycle to minimize the impact on your application. 

Updated dates are reflected below.

If you are concerned about meeting any of the following deadlines, contact chooselaurier@wlu.ca or international@wlu.ca.

Application Deadlines

Fall Admission

The application deadline has been extended to May 1, 2020. This date may be extended as Laurier monitors the COVID-19 situation and its impact on future students.

Winter Admission

The annual application deadline is in November.

Spring Admission

The annual application deadline is in March.

Other Important Dates

Fall Admission

  • Submit your required documents electronically by June 15, 2020 (extended from May 13, 2020).
  • Submit your Applicant Background Summary form within two weeks of applying. The last day to submit is April 29, 2020.
  • Accept your offer of admission by June 1, 2020 at 11:59 p.m., unless a different date is noted on your official offer of admission letter.
  • Apply for residence by June 1, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Submit your final transcripts by July 15, 2020.
  • Entrance scholarships are finalized in late July 2020.
  • Submit proof of English proficiency (if applicable) by Aug. 15, 2020 (extended from May 13, 2020). This deadline will be extended if you are writing the CAEL test at Laurier in late August.
  • First day of classes: Sept. 10, 2020

Spring Admission

Laurier offers spring admission (May start) into the Advanced Summer Acceleration Program, which enables college graduates to fast-track their Bachelor of Arts at Laurier's Brantford campus.

*Please note this date has changed from May 4, 2020 as part of the University's response to COVID-19.

When can you enrol at Laurier?

Most programs admit to the fall term only; however, some programs admit students to the spring or winter terms.

Fall: September – December
Winter: January – April
Spring: May – August

What's a "term"?

A term at university is a specific length of time that classes are in session.

Find more helpful definitions in our glossary of terms.

Contact Us:

Recruitment and Admissions

E: chooselaurier@wlu.ca
T: 519.884.0710 x3385
F: 519.884.0618

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