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Application Procedure

Application Procedure

Applicants may apply to the Canadian & American Dual J.D. Program through one of the following two methods:

1.  Ontario Law School Application Service (OLSAS); OR
2.  the Law School Admission Council (LSAC).

You only need to apply through one service, NOT BOTH.
Apply through OLSAS if you:
  1. are living in Canada at the time of application; or
  2. are living in the U.S. at the time of application and you are also applying to a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) or Juris Doctor (J.D.) program in Ontario, Canada.
Apply through LSAC if you:
  1. are living in the U.S. at the time of application and you are NOT applying to a Juris Doctor (JD) program in Ontario, Canada;
  2. attended an undergraduate institution outside of the U.S. or Canada; or
  3. are a citizen of neither the U.S. or Canada.
  4. are not applying to any schools in Ontario.
A complete application if you apply through LSAC would include:
  1. Application
  2. Non-refundable application fee
  3. Personal statement
  4. Windsor Personal Profile
  5. Two letters of recommendation, one non-academic and one academic unless the applicant has been out of college for a number of years.
  6. Resume since high school
  7. LSDAS Report
  8. Supplemental Form (found in the on-line application)
A complete application if you apply through OSLAS would include:
  1. Application
  2. Non-refundable Application fee
  3. Windsor Personal Profile (found in the on-line application) 
  4. Two letters of reference.  If you have attended university within the past three years you are required to submit one academic reference and one non-acadmic reference.  If you have not participated in postsecondary education within the past three years, you may submit two non-academic references.
  5. Supplemental Application Form (located in the on-line application)