Frequently Asked Questions: Law (OLSAS)

At the end of the application, I see a warning and/or an error. What do I do?

Read any errors or warnings carefully.

  • If you have a warning, you can proceed with submitting your application.
  • If you have an error, you must correct it before you can submit your application. Return to the section mentioned in the error message and correct the error.

Can I have more than 3 Confidential Assessment Forms?

Applications: Law (OLSAS), Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

No. The medical schools require applicants to submit a maximum of 3 references.

How can I find out which documents the OUAC received to support my application?

To see whether we have received a document (e.g., transcripts, online references), log in to your application and select “Document Tracking” in the Application Links menu. There, you will be able to see which documents have been received in support of your application…

How do I make changes to my application after I submit it?

Log in to your application and navigate to the section you would like to make changes to using the Application Links menu. Make the desired edits, then follow these steps to submit your changes…

How do I respond to an offer of admission?

Log in to your application and select “Choices/Offers” in the “Applicant Links” menu. If you have received an offer of admission, it will be displayed on this screen. To respond to an offer, click on the offer, which will lead you to the “Response to Offer” screen…

How do I submit my fall 2022 and winter 2023 grades?

Applications: Law (OLSAS) Categories: After Applying

First-year applicants who complete courses in December 2022 are required to send their fall 2022 grades to OLSAS by February 1, 2023.

All applicants submitting fall grades must provide an official transcript…

How much does it cost to request an Ontario university/college transcript?

Universities and colleges can set their own transcript request fees. As a result, they vary by institution.

Check Transcript Request Fees for up-to-date university and college transcript request fees.

How will my GPA for my international institutions be calculated?

We do not include grades from institutions outside of Canada and the United States in the GPA calculations.

How will the OUAC convert my GPA from institutions that are in the United States?

First, we review your transcript to determine the applicable scale. Once this is done and your transcript is processed, you can view your application data online. This typically happens in November for OMSAS, December for OLSAS and February for ORPAS. We will email you when this information is available…

I am an internationally trained lawyer but want to practice law in Canada. What procedure should I follow?

Applications: Law (OLSAS) Categories: Before Applying

If you are a foreign trained lawyer, you must apply for an assessment of the equivalency of your legal studies. Applications of this nature are made to the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA). Refer to the NCA Applicants section of the OLSAS Application Guide…