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Join us at Laurier

Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


In order to reserve your place in this program, you must accept your offer of admission through OUAC no later than Sunday, March 15, 2020.

To accept your offer of admission online:

  1. Visit ouac.on.ca/teas.
  2. Log into your application using your OUAC password/PIN and click on “choices/offers.”
  3. Select and accept Laurier’s offer of admission.
  4. Ensure you receive and record your confirmation number.

What's Next?

Webinar for Accepted Students

A webinar for accepted students was hosted on Feb. 27, 2020. You can download a recording of the webinar to hear staff and faculty answer common questions about classes, practica, campus life, our faculty members and more.

Download the Accepted Students webinar.

Important Dates and Deadlines

March 15, 2020:

  • Deadline to accept your offer of admission.

June 1, 2020:

June 15*, 2020:

*Please note that this deadline has been extended from June 1 to June 15, 2020. 

June 30, 2020:

  • Deadline to submit your final transcript indicating that your degree has been completed (if applicable) to the Education Recruitment and Admissions office (see mailing address below).

July 31, 2020:

  • Deadline to submit a copy of your vulnerable sector police record check to the Faculty of Education at edupracticum@wlu.ca.

Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, to Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020:

  • Attend the mandatory Professional Teaching Orientation, including orientation at a professional development school (PDS) site.
  • Specific dates and program details will be sent to incoming students.

Sept. 4, 2020:

  • First day of classes.

Other Important Tasks

  • Register with the Accessible Learning Office (if applicable): it is recommended you register once you have confirmed your offer of admission.
  • Register for parking: residence students can indicate they require parking when they apply for residence. Non-residence students can apply for parking when they have registered for courses. Parking passes will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Ensure your computer meets our technology requirements, as outlined below.

Contact Us

Questions related to admissions should be sent to eduadmissions@wlu.ca. All other questions can be sent to education@wlu.ca.

Mailing Address

Education Recruitment and Admissions
75 University Ave. W.
Waterloo, ON
N2L 3C5

Technology Requirements

PC or MacBook

  • Runs Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate 32 or 64 bit (preferred). Windows 10 preferred.
  • OS X Yosemite or newer.
  • At least 4 GB of ram (8+ preferred), 100 GB free hard drive space, i5 or i7 processor.
  • Supports wireless 802.11n and preferably is dual-band (2.4 and 5 MHz).
  • Up to date with system updates and runs current antivirus software.
  • Built-in webcam and microphone.
  • Installed and up-to-date Microsoft Office. (Laurier students have free access to Office 365).
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