Applying to an Ontario University
- To apply to an Ontario University, students will apply through the Ontario University Application Centre.
- Click: “101 Online Application” from the Main Page or from the Quick Reference on the right hand side
- Log into your account using your PIN #, Student # and School #
- Select your program choices by using the Add New Program Option or the Browse Program Option ® enter the program codes – you may choose THREE programs for your first payment of $145; each additional program choice will cost $47
- Prepare to submit your application by completing these steps:
- REVIEW the programs on your application
- NUMBER your choices in ORDER OF PREFERENCE
- CONFIRM your Personal Information
- CONFIRM your Address Information
- COMPLETE the 9 QUESTIONS from the universities
- REVIEW your Academic Information – report errors to your Guidance Counsellor
- Submit your application
- Submit your payment. PRINT this page and RECORD your OUAC Reference Number
- Your school will have already submitted your mark history to OUAC electronically.
Timelines (please visit www.ouac.ca for current year deadlines):
|As soon as possible
- Begin researching
- Use the “Program Wizard” or “Areas of Study Chart” of the www.electronicinfo.ca website
- Grade 11 marks and Grade 12 courses are electronically forwarded to OUAC for all possible university applicants
- NO midterm marks sent at this date
- Receive your PIN Access Letter from Guidance
- Apply to university at www.ouac.on.ca/ouac-101
- Acknowledgement letters mailed to students as applications are processed
- Deadline for students to submit applications online to OUAC
- Recommended LAST day to make changes to program choices or to add programs to application
- Semester 1 final marks forwarded electronically to OUAC
- Review your grades and account on “Review and Change Your Completed Application”
- Semester 2 midterm marks forwarded electronically to OUAC
- Latest date by which all students can expect a response from an Ontario university
- Earliest date that a university can require a response to an offer of admission and any kind of financial commitment
|June - August
- Admission Information Service available for students not admitted to a university program by June
|End of June
- Semester 2 final marks forwarded electronically to OUAC
***If you CHANGE HIGH SCHOOLS MID WAY THROUGH THE YEAR:
You must arrange for your new school to inform OUAC about the change of high school. This will ensure that your academic data is sent to OUAC.
What transcript information do Ontario Universities use to determine if you will get an offer to a program?
For early admission; an Ontario University will look at your grade 11 marks. If your grade 11 over-all average is high you may get a conditional early offer to a program of your choice pending your required 6 U/M grade 12 course marks and that you meet all other program and graduation requirements.
For regular admission, an Ontario University will look at your semester 1 final marks and your semester 2 mid-term marks to determine if you will get a conditional offer to a program of your choice. Remember, all offers are conditional that you meet program and graduation requirements.
How can I can I get more information about Ontario Universities and their programs?
If you have a question about an Ontario University Program's requirements you should contact the University directly by calling or e-mail their admissions office. All this information is on the University website.
Students are encouraged to visit the Ontario Universities Fair which takes place each year downtown Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This is an opportunity for students to meet with Representatives of each Ontario University and ask specific questions and get programs information.
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