Applying to Laurier

By Wilfrid Laurier University - Waterloo Campus Modified on January 25, 2022
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 Applying to Laurier

Researching universities and choosing where you want to study is an exciting process as you consider different programs, different locations, and think about your plans for after graduation. When you’re ready to apply to Wilfrid Laurier University, we’re ready to receive and process your application! If you still have questions, the resources in this article can help you find the answers.

Review the application process

To help you with the application process, we’ve put together a resource for you that outlines important dates, answers common questions, provides you with an application checklist and gives information on who to contact if you need more help.

Apply to Wilfrid Laurier University

To apply to Laurier, go to the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) website and use the Undergrad (105) application form. All applications to Laurier must be submitted through the OUAC. There is an application guide from the OUAC to help you through the process. Please note there is also an application fee.

After you apply

You’ve submitted your application to Laurier — congratulations! Applying is a big step, but it’s just the first step. There are still things to do after you apply:

When you apply to Laurier, you can apply to up to three different programs. We will assess you for all programs you apply to and give you an admissions decision on each program. And we will automatically consider you for an alternative program if you aren’t eligible for your chosen programs.

We will begin assessing your application once we receive your required documents, so submit those as soon as you can. Admissions decisions take about three to four weeks after we receive your required documents. For competitive programs, it may take longer than four weeks to make an admissions decision.

Receiving and accepting your offer

Receiving an offer to Laurier is a great accomplishment and we hope you feel proud of what you have achieved. To help make sure you’re ready to begin your studies at Laurier, we have a handy checklist on what to do to accept your offer of admission and to prepare for this next exciting step in your education experience.

Still have questions? We’re here for you!

We know you may still have questions and we want to help you get answers. Here are the many ways you can connect with us to learn more:


Good luck with your application and we hope to welcome you soon into the Laurier community.


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