Transfers

Transfers In: First year law students wishing to transfer from common law JD programs at other Canadian universities to the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, must satisfy certain academic requirements. Official transcripts of pre-law and law school marks must be submitted to this College directly from the issuing institutions. A completed online application form, and a $125.00 non-refundable application fee must also be submitted. All transfer students must have a current LSAT score.

Approval of all transfers to the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan will depend on the quality of legal studies previously demonstrated and the number of spaces available. Preference normally will be given to Saskatchewan residents. The deadline for receipt of requests to transfer is February 1 and required documentation must be completed by June 30.

Students wishing to transfer to the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan should contact:

Doreen Petrow, Admissions Officer
Phone: (306) 966-5874
E-mail: law_admissions@usask.ca


Transfers Out:
Students wishing to attend another law school for a portion of their JD program should contact:

Doug Surtees, Associate Dean, Academic 
College of Law, University of Saskatchewan
Phone: (306) 966-5242
Email: ada.law@usask.ca

National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) Applicants: Individuals with law degrees from non-Canadian law schools who are interested in becoming members of a law society in Canada must have their credentials assessed by the National Committee on Accreditation. The University of Saskatchewan College of Law does not offer courses to students who are seeking to meet the requirements of the National Committee on Accreditation.


For more information on having your credentials assessed, please contact:
National Committee on Accreditation
c/o Federation of Law Societies of Canada
World Exchange Plaza
1810 - 45, rue O'Connor Street
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 1A4
Phone: (613) 236-7250, ext. 229
Email: dwolfe@flsc.ca 

Letter of Permission: Students wishing to take one year at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan for credit towards a degree from another Canadian law school may apply as "Letter of Permission Students." Both the transfer and the program of studies must be approved by the dean of that law school. Official transcripts of pre-law and law school marks must be submitted to our college directly from the issuing institutions. A completed application form, a $125.00 non-refundable application fee and a copy of the LSAT score are also required.

The content of the program followed elsewhere must be approved by the Associate Dean, Academic at the University of Saskatchewan's College of Law. Students are reminded they must satisfy all degree program requirements for the degree from the University of Saskatchewan, including successful completion of two years' credit at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law. Regulations in force at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan will be applicable in determining whether a student graduates.