Recruitment and Admissions

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Thank you for considering uOttawa’s Common Law programs.

We invite you to explore our website, including information about our programs, financial aid, the admissions criteria, and how to apply. While we do not offer evaluative interviews, we are happy to offer tours of our facilities and answer general questions about the admissions process. Please contact us for more information.


Important dates

November 1st - Deadline for applications to first year English programs.

March 2nd - Deadline for applications to first year French programs.

This year, exceptionally, we will accept late applications to the French Common Law Program up until May 1st 2020 at 11:59 pm ET. Please note that applications submitted before the original deadline of March 2nd 2020 will continue to have priority in our selection process. To submit a late application, please contact our Admissions Office at

May 1st - Deadline for applications to upper year programs.



Contact Us

If after reviewing our website you still have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at or (613) 562-5800 ext. 3270.



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