Post Secondary Planning





A. Begin your research (

·       Browse programs & Universities

·       View Program pre-requisites & admission requirements

·       Register for upcoming campus tours

·       Research residence and meal plans

·       Explore scholarships, finances & budget

B: Attend Fall Previews, Virtual Open Houses & Webinar's:,

These virtual events are free and anyone may attend – no pre-registration required. Learn about the universities of your choice and ask questions.  You can also request to receive information directly from Ontario universities. (



These are important dates in your application process. Check them carefully and keep them in mind as you apply.

September 2022

The OUAC publishes 101 application materials for Ontario high schools and school boards. The OUAC launches Ontario Universities’ Info (OUInfo) with updated information for fall 2023 admission. Visit OUInfo to find university events and tours, webinars, chats, videos and more. You can also request to receive information directly from Ontario universities

September to December 2022

Ontario’s universities are excited to host a collection of in-person and virtual events in fall 2022.

Ontario Universities’ School Visits September, October, November

The Universities travel across the province, offering presentations that allow you to gather information, learn about programs, campus life and anything else that may help you decide which Ontario University to choose.

Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF) October 1-2, 2022

The Ontario Universities’ Fair is an in-person, fair-style event at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Visit booths from Ontario universities, gather information and chat with representatives one on one.

Ontario Universities’ Information Sessions 

October 11, November 9 & December 1, 2022

Join us for any (or all!) of our Information Sessions. Each virtual event is divided into 6 timeslots, where students can learn about the universities of their choice and ask questions.

November 25, 2022

Target date for Ontario universities to receive all midterm/final grades available for 4U/M courses from the OUAC.

By the end of November 2022

You will receive your application access codes with your school number, student number and temporary PIN. You will need this information to apply.

January 12, 2023: DEADLINE TO APPLY

Deadline for Ontario high school students to submit their completed applications to the OUAC.

Note: The OUAC will continue to process applications received after this date and distribute them to the Ontario universities; however, specific university deadlines will apply.

The initial application includes all final grades from completed Grade 11 and 12 courses and a list of all current-year courses in progress.

January 19, 2023

Target date for Ontario universities to receive all application data and grades from the OUAC for applications submitted by January 12, 2023.

February 23, 2023

Target date for Ontario universities to receive all final grades available for 4U/M courses and current full-year grades for 4U/M courses from the OUAC.

May 4, 2023

Target date for Ontario universities to receive all midterm/final grades available for 4U/M courses and interim grades for full-year courses from the OUAC. The OUAC will send grades received earlier than the deadline to Ontario universities when they are received.

May 29, 2023

The latest date all high school applicants who submitted their application by the January application deadline can expect a response from an Ontario university. This includes an offer of admission, a refusal or a deferral, once additional information is received.

June 1, 2023

The earliest date an Ontario high school student may be required to respond to an Ontario university offer of admission and give a financial commitment (e.g., registration deposit, residence deposit, etc.).

All other admission-related elements, including scholarships, other forms of student assistance or financial incentives, and offers of residence, are considered part of the offer of admission. Therefore, a student may accept these other offers before June 1, 2023, but Ontario universities will not compel a student in any way to make a decision earlier than this date.






Connect with Ontario's Colleges

We've connected with Ontario's public colleges and posted all the resources you need in one place. Click the college logos to learn more about upcoming virtual open houses, information and program sessions, tours, and more. We hope to connect with you very soon!


The following dates apply to programs starting in the fall of 2023. The application process at follows an annual cycle, based on the academic year (August to July). For programs beginning at other times of the year, please contact the individual colleges for more information about application processing dates.

Early October 2022: Online Application Opens

In early October, access to the online college application becomes available for programs beginning in the following academic year (August to July). You may create an account and apply now

November 1, 2022: Earliest Offer Date

This is the earliest date that colleges may begin to send offers of admission to programs for the upcoming academic year. Offers will continue to be issued until programs are filled or wait-lists are established.

February 1, 2023: Equal Consideration Date

Apply on or before this date in order to receive equal consideration for admission to programs starting the following fall. After this date, colleges consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until programs are full.

Note that applications to Highly Competitive Programs must be received by this date in order to be considered. As these programs receive a high volume of applicants, all seats may be filled by February 1.

Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications well before the Equal Consideration Date, as website volumes on the online application are at their highest at this time.

Many programs continue to accept applicants after February 1. Use our browse programs tool tool at any time to find programs that are still open.

May 1, 2023: Deadline to Confirm Offers of Admission

Applicants must confirm their acceptance of an offer of admission by this date. Log in to your account to confirm your offer

Colleges may extend offers of admission after this date. Each college will set the deadline to confirm offers made after May 1, and this deadline will be communicated to you with your offer.

June 1, 2023: Tuition Deposit Due at the Colleges

The colleges require payment of a tuition deposit in June to secure your spot in your program. Each college sets its own tuition deposit amount and payment deadline. This information will be communicated to you by the college.