Important Dates


July 23 LSAT
September 8 LSAT
Late-August OLSAS Law School Application opens
November 1 OLSAS Law School Application deadline for Fall 2019 admission (first-year applicants)
Mid-November Applications are received from OLSAS and processed by Western's Professional Admissions Office. Applicants are sent an email acknowledging receipt of their application and providing instructions regarding activating their Western Student Center.
November 17 LSAT

First round of offers are made and continue on a rolling basis until the end of May
November LSAT scores are received


January 26 LSAT (last test score accepted for Fall 2019 admission)
Late-February January LSAT scores are received
March 3 Welcome Day for Admitted Students
April 1 Deadline for admitted students to respond to offers of admission through OLSAS
May 1 Application deadline for Fall 2019 admission: 
  • for upper-year applicants through the Ontario Law School Application Service
  • for Western students seeking entry in combined JD programs (apply directly to Western Law)
June 1 $500 tuition deposit due
June 3 LSAT (last test score accepted for upper-year or combined-degree applicants).
Waitlist for first-year positions is finalized.
June 30 Final official transcripts due
Early-July Offers made to upper-year students on a rolling basis
July 3 All provisional acceptances registered with OLSAS become firm.
All students whose acceptances become firm at other Ontario law schools are removed from Western's waitlist.
September 3

Orientation Day for Class of 2022