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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.


Application Deadlines for 2021

  • Fall term admissionThe application deadline is April 1, 2021.
  • Winter term admission: The application deadline is November 18, 2020.
  • Spring term admission: The application deadline is March 17, 2021.

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

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

Admissions 2021 Important Dates

Fall Admission

  • The application deadline is April 1, 2021.
  • Submit your Applicant Background Summary form within two weeks of applying. The last day to submit is April 28, 2021.
  • Submit your required documents electronically by May 12, 2021.
  • Accept your offer of admission by June 1, 2021, at 11:59 p.m., unless a different date is noted on your official offer of admission letter.
  • Apply for residence by June 1, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.
  • Submit your final transcripts by July 15, 2021.
  • Entrance scholarships are finalized in late July 2021.
  • First day of classes: September 9, 2021

Winter Admission

  • The application deadline is November 18, 2020.
  • Submit your required documents electronically by Dec 1, 2020.
  • Accept your offer of admission by the deadline listed on your official offer of admission letter.
  • Submit your final transcripts by Dec 16, 2020.
  • First day of classes: Jan 5, 2021

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.

  • The application deadline is March 17, 2021.
  • Submit your required documents electronically by April 1, 2021.
  • Accept your offer of admission by the deadline listed on your official offer of admission letter.
  • Submit your final transcripts by April 22, 2021
  • First day of classes: May 4, 2021

COVID-19 Updates for Future Students

Laurier is actively planning for the fall term. We created a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) to help you plan your next steps and ease your concerns. 

What is...
an academic 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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