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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.

Fall 2020 Admissions

Application Deadline

Laurier is still accepting applications for fall 2020 admission. You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as programs are subject to close at any time on the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

Required Documents Deadline

  • Submit your required documents as soon as possible and no later than two weeks from the date you applied.
  • Submit your final transcripts by July 15, 2020. If you are enrolled in spring or summer courses, you have an extended deadline to submit your documents.
  • Submit proof of your English proficiency (if applicable) by Aug. 15, 2020. This deadline will be extended if you are writing the CAEL test at Laurier.

Submitting Transcripts for Spring or Summer Courses

Ontario High School Applicants

If you are enrolled in summer school courses, you must inform Recruitment and Admissions by submitting the Summer School Registration Notification form. Your grade information must be updated in your OUAC account by Aug. 20, 2020.

All Other Applicants

If you are enrolled in spring term courses or summer school, you must inform the Recruitment and Admissions office by emailing You must submit your final, official transcripts Aug. 15, 2020.

Other Important Dates

  • Accept your offer of admission by the deadline listed on your official offer of admission letter.
  • Entrance scholarships are finalized in late July 2020.
  • First day of classes: Sept. 10, 2020

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. 

Application Deadlines for 2021

Fall Admission

The application deadline is April 1, 2021.

Winter Admission

The application deadline is November 18, 2020.

Spring Admission

The application deadline is March 17, 2021.

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

T: 519.884.0710 x3385
F: 519.884.0618


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