Dates and Deadlines

The following dates are applicable to each individual applicant type. Dates are subject to change and will be communicated by the Admissions Office when appropriate.

First-Year J.D. Applicant

October 1: First-year J.D. applications open.

February 1: Credential Assembly Service (CAS) registration deadline. Please note that LSAC recommends that you register with them about six weeks before you plan to apply for law school.

February 15: Suggested filing deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for educational loans and need-based aid. 

March 1: Application submission deadline. Applications must be submitted and completed by March 1. Note that the January LSAT is the last exam accepted to meet the March 1 application date. 

Transfer Applicant

May 1: William & Mary Law begins accepting transfer applications.

July 1: Application deadline and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing deadline.

June - August: Decisions will be communicated. 

Visiting Applicant

May 1: William & Mary Law begins accepting transfer applications.

July 1: Application deadline and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing deadline.

June - August: Decisions will be communicated.