Happy holidays, future Golden Hawk! It’s time to celebrate!
At the end of a long year likely filled with your own mix of setbacks and fresh starts, it’s time to reflect on 2021 and look ahead to the new year. We hope you enjoy some time off - whatever that looks like – while our team at Laurier breaks for the holiday season. Our offices will be closed from December 23 until January 3, but we know that the holiday season is a perfect time to apply.
With that in mind, even though we may not be around to answer your questions in-person, we’ve put together a holly-jolly list of resources and next steps you can take as you gear up for an exciting and rewarding 2022. There’s no time like the present to get the answers you need!
Check Your List Twice: Find the Answers You’re Looking For.
- The fall application deadline (for Ontario high school students) is Jan. 13, 2022. For all other applicants, the deadline is April 1, 2022. See more dates and deadlines.
- If you apply after the application deadline, you’ll be considered for your program if there’s still room in it.
- Download a copy of our digital viewbook and learn about everything Laurier all in one place.
- Visit your program page to learn more about what makes your program unique to Laurier.
- Experiential is the buzzword that all universities love to use. But what is it, and why should you care? Let us show you what experiential means to Laurier and why you should care.
- Watch our All About Admissions video to learn, well... all about admissions.
- Don't have time to watch the whole thing? We've added a jump menu to the description, so you can watch only the information that's important to you.
- Talk to your parents or supporters about your applications before you submit them. We've got some conversation starters for you.
Get the Gift of Connection: Experience Laurier First-Hand.
- Join our Discord server, U Community, and talk to current and future students. Ask questions, meet people, and learn more about Laurier all in one place. Register for one of our welcome nights to receive your personalized link to our server:
- Take a guided virtual tour with current students of our
- Explore our residences (virtually) and learn more about living at Laurier. Watch our residence information sessions on YouTube about the
Set a New Year’s Resolution: Submit Your Application.
- Check out your program page before starting your application. We've listed the admission requirements, OUAC codes, and more.
- Complete your application on the OUAC over the holidays. Learn more about how to apply.
Put a Bow on It: Enhance Your Application.
- Applied before the winter closure? Get a head start on securing some scholarships and make sure we know exactly why you deserve an offer of admission.
- Applying during the break? Read up on these next steps that will become available to you when the university reopens in January. (We just need to take a look at your application before we can open these forms up for you; you’ll have lots of time to submit before the deadlines, don’t worry!)
Strengthen Your Application
Complete the Applicant Background Summary (ABS) form or the Special Case and Extenuating circumstances form, both of which can be used when reviewing your application.
Make Some Money
Spend some of your free time over the holidays securing some cash to cover your tuition. Apply for an entrance bursary worth up to $1,500 and/or the Laurier Scholars Award worth $40,000! Yes, you read that right.... $40,000!
Explore All Scholarships and Bursaries
Still Have Questions?
Please feel free to reach out to us in the new year (anytime after January 3) if you still have questions after exploring the resources above and we’ll be happy to help however we can.
In all the ways you may be celebrating this season, we wish you the happiest of holidays and an inspired new year.
See you in 2022!