Academic Information and Resources

Disclaimer: The Legal Studies Society is unable to provide academic counselling. We cannot plan your academic career, nor your schedule. Again, we encourage you to contact the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies for any questions regarding your personal academic success. If you need to locate the contact information of such individuals, we would be more than happy to help find/provide those details for you.

These are simply links to more information about the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies, as well as information about Legal Studies Programs.

Department of Sociology and Legal Studies

Legal Studies Undergraduate Programs

Legal Studies Course Catalogue


Important People


Liaison Librarian, Sociology and Legal Studies:

Sarah Brown, Dana Porter Library, Rm 224

Phone: 519-888-4567 ext: 31987


Library – Subject Research Guide


Academic Advisors:

St. Jerome’s University: Paige Doherty, STJ, R, 2004

Phone: 519-884-8111 ext. 28210



Main Campus: Carla Daniels,  PAS, Rm 2045 (Regular Program)

Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 37643



Main Campus: Philip Boyle, PAS, Rm 2051 (Co-op Program)

Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 31577



More Important People:

For all course override permissions, please contact the instructor.


Law School Information

For help with the law school application process there are graduate school advisors available at the Centre for Career Action. Each undergraduate student can make three free appointments with one of these advisors.

William M. Tatham Centre (TC), Rm 1214

Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm

Phone: 519- 888- 4047

Centre for Career Action Website

Check here for materials to assist Legal Studies students with applying to Law Schools and preparing for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).

Applying to Law Schools:

Applying to Ontario Law Schools via OLSAS, and Admission Requirements and Information about each Ontario Law School

OLSAS GPA Conversion Table for 2011


Preparing for the LSAT:

“About the LSAT” – LSAC Video

Official Past LSAT Test – June 2007


Information about Law Schools:

LSAC’s Official Guide to Canadian Law Schools

Law Student Forum

Law School Forum (U.S.)


Becoming a Lawyer:

Law Society of Upper Canada


Becoming a Paralegal

Paralegal FAQs

Accredited Paralegal Education Programs


Correctional Services

Corrections Canada

Royal Canadian Mounted Police


Volunteer and Career Opportunities

For information about job and professional development opportunities, contact the Centre for Career Action

William M. Tatham Centre (TC), Rm 1214
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Phone: 519-888-4047

OR visit the Centre for Career Action website

Federal Student Work Experience Program

Careers with the Department of Justice

Careers with Correctional Services of Canada

Corrections Canada Volunteer Opportunities

A Career with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Waterloo Regional Police Career Opportunities

Community Justice Initiatives Volunteer Opportunities (Waterloo Region)


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