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Upcoming Information sessions
Upcoming information sessions et visits to recruitment fairs are posted on our Recruitment Events page.
- September 14, 2016: Workshop for Re-Applicants
- September 28, 2016: Law School and Diversity Information Session
- September 29, 2016: General Plenary on Law Admissions
- October 30, 2016: McGill University Open House
The online application for Fall 2017 admission will be available as of September 1, 2016. Students in the CEGEP category of admission have until March 1, 2017 to apply, and March 7, 2017 to send in their supporting documents.
Please read through all the tabs under the admission section of this website carefully before applying as there are specific rules that must be followed for the creation and submission of supporting documents.
Admission timeline (September entrance only)
|September 1||Admission online application opens|
Start of law school year
Come visit us and attend our Admissions Info Sessions (or view our webcast(s) online)
We might come and visit you! Check our website for recruitment visits
|End of October||McGill Open House - Come and meet us (Admissions and Student Ambassadors)|
|November 1||Admission application closes for most categories of candidates|
Latest LSAT testing recommended
Admissions offers are extended and will continue to be made on an ongoing basis until May
|January||Start of law winter term|
|February||Welcome Day for Newly Admitted Candidates|
|March 1||Admission application closes for CEGEP candidates|
|April 1||Candidates admitted early in the cycle (December - February) have until this date to accept our offer and pay deposit|
You may be called for an interview (CEGEP, Mature, and Advanced Standing candidates)
First offers to CEGEP candidates extended
Start of Waitlist
End of law academic year
Most decisions will be made by late May
|May 1||Admission application closes for Transfer candidates|
|June-August||Space permitting, offers of admission made to candidates from the waitlist|
|July||Start of course registration for newly admitted candidates|
|August||Orientation & in-person registration|