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Current processing dates


We are not currently offering a telephone service on Tuesdays and Fridays until further notice. This is to allow us to catch up with the processing of applications and documents. You may still use the automated system to check your application status and our web resources will continue to be updated.

 

Last updated: 23 April 2014, 16:59

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This page shows the graduate admissions office processing times for incoming applications, emails and documents. It is updated at least once a day during the week.  We can only confirm the receipt of documents as they are processed. We cannot confirm receipt of documents waiting to be processed in the queue. See our guide to how we process your documents |for more details.

If you have confirmation from a courier that your package was successfully delivered to our post room on a particular date please add at least one working day to allow the package to be delivered to our office, add three days if your item was delivered on a Friday. For further information see our guide to the the decision making process|.

When will I receive my Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)?

Once the window for issuing CASs opens (in May, for the majority of programmes), we aim to issue CASs within 5 working days of you receiving the email confirming that your offer has been made unconditional. Please note that during busy periods of the year, this may extend to 7 working days.

In order to receive a CAS, you also need to have accepted your offer and submitted your Financial Undertaking Form, both of which can be done via the LSE For You portal.

We are currently processing applications received on and including

To get a rough idea of when your application will be processed please make a note of the date when you received the 3rd acknowledgement email with the subject heading LSE - Thank you for submitting your application sent to you from  messages@notification.embark.com | Then check this site regularly to see which date we are processing applications from (add 2-3 working days if you submitted on a Friday or at the weekend, these applications will be received the following Monday) Once your application has been processed you will receive the final email and be given your unique LSE ID number with instructions on how you can open your LSE for You account to track your application online|.

15 April

We are currently processing online references submitted via the EMBARK system received on and including

14 April

We are currently processing supporting documents (this includes degree, TOEFL/IELTS/GRE/GMAT results, transcripts, references and other miscellaneous items) received by post, fax and online| received on and including:

14 April

We are currently processing Enquiries/emails and 'How Do I'| forms received on and including:

16 April

 


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