Dates and Deadlines

The following dates are applicaple 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

September 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 deadline. Applications must be completed by this date in order to be reviewed for admission. Note that the January LSAT is the last exam accepted to meet the March 1 application deadline.

April 1: Decisions will be communicated no later than April 1 for first-year applications received by the application deadline. Some students may receive earlier notification as admission decisions are made.

Transfer Applicant

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

June 15: Application deadline and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing deadline.

June - August: Decisions will be communicated. 

Visiting Applicant

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

June 15: Application deadline and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing deadline.

June - August: Decisions will be communicated.