Important Dates


October 14, 15 LSAT Test Dates.
November 1 OLSAS Law School Application deadline for Fall 2023 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 are provided instructions regarding activating their Western Identity. 
November 11, 12 LSAT Test Dates.

November LSAT scores are received.

First round of offers are made and continue on a rolling basis until June.


January 13, 14 LSAT Test Dates.
Mid-February January LSAT scores are received.
February 10, 11 LSAT Test Dates (last test score accepted for Fall 2023 admission).
March 11 Welcome Day for Admitted Students.
April 1 Deadline for admitted students to respond to offers of admission through OLSAS.
April 14, 15 LSAT Test Dates.
May 1 Application deadline for Fall 2023 admission: 
  • for upper-year applicants through the Ontario Law School Application Service.
  • for Western Business or Engineering students seeking entry to combined JD programs (apply directly to Western Law).
June 1 $500 tuition deposit due.
June 9, 10 LSAT (last test score accepted for upper-year or combined-degree applicants).
Mid- June Waitlist for first-year positions is finalized.
June 30 Final official transcripts due.
July 1 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.
Early July Offers made to upper-year students on a rolling basis.
August 1 All upper-year provisional acceptances registered with OLSAS become firm.
Late August OLSAS Law School Application opens for 2024 cycle.
September 5 Orientation Day for Class of 2026.