Peter A Allard School of Law

How to Apply

Application Deadlines

  May 2023 intake September 2023 intake
Applications Open July 1, 2022 September 1, 2022
Application Submission Deadline October 15, 2022 February 1, 2023
Document Submission Deadline October 31, 2022 February 15, 2023
Letter of Reference Deadline (Received/Uploaded) October 31, 2022 February 15, 2023

Application submission includes payment of all application fees and formal submission of the application.  Applicants can still upload required documents to the application file through the deadline listed above.  The letter of reference deadline is when references must be received by the graduate program; this is not a postmark date.

Program Start Date

  • Students with a common law degree can start in May or September.
  • Students without formal common law training must start in May.  The May start date allows time for the completion of foundational courses in Canadian law. These courses are required before the advanced graduate or upper-year J.D. courses offered in September.

How to Apply Online

Documents You Will Need To Upload

In step 2 above, you will need to upload the following supporting documents:

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