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: Priority application submission date. Applications completed by this date are reviewed in full consideration of admission and scholarship. Note that the January LSAT is the last exam accepted to meet the March 1 application date.

April 30: Application deadline. Applications completed by this date are reviewed for admission on a space available basis. 

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.