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Recruitment and Admissions

We invite you to explore our website, including information about our programs, financial aid, the admissions criteria, and how to apply.


Black Applicants

Black Applicants

As part of our commitment to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion at the University of Ottawa and in the legal profession, the Faculty of Law actively seeks to admit and support Black law students.
Visit the page for Black Applicants
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Indigenous Applicants

As we are committed to our leadership role in Canada’s reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, the Faculty of Law seeks to remove barriers and support Indigenous law learners.
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Important deadlines

For the deadlines relevant the to the JD/MBA program, please review the website for the Telfer School of management. For the deadlines relevant the to the JD/MA program, please contact the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs.
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Contact Us

Common Law Admissions

Fauteux Hall
57 Louis Pasteur St
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 6N5

Email: [email protected]
Tel.: 613-562-5800 ext.3270
Fax: 613-562-5124

Drop-in Virtual Admission Chats

Drop-in Virtual Admission Chats

Chats take place on Zoom on Mondays and Thursdays. Select the relevant link below to join the waiting room. You will be admitted to the session as soon as the admissions officer is free. 

  • Monday 2:00 - 3:00pm (French and English): Zoom link
  • Thursday 9:00 - 10:00am (French and English): Zoom link