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101 Important Dates

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


Late August 2015
The eINFO site goes live. Visit the eINFO website to start your research.

September 25-27, 2015
All 21 Ontario universities are in one place at the Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF). Just for you! Faculty, academics and knowledgeable representatives are ready to answer your questions.

October – November 2015
Gather information about Ontario’s 21 universities at the University Information Program (UIP). The UIP travels across Ontario after the OUF, offering fair- or presentation-style events in most Ontario regions.

By the end of November 2015
You will receive your Application Access Code Letter from your guidance counsellor with your school number, student number and temporary PIN. Keep this letter for your records. You will need this information to apply.


January 13, 2016
Deadline to submit your completed application to the OUAC.

Note: The OUAC still processes applications received after this date and distributes them to the 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 21, 2016
Target date for Ontario universities to receive all application data and grades from the OUAC for all applications submitted by January 13, 2016.

February 5, 2016
Recommended last date for you to submit all information to the OUAC to be considered for early admission. This information includes university and program changes and additional active choices.

Note: This is not a deadline. The OUAC accepts and processes changes at any time.

March 2, 2016
Target date for Ontario universities to receive all final first-semester and current full-year grades for 4U/M courses from the OUAC.

May 5, 2016
Target date for Ontario universities to receive second-semester midterm and interim grades for full-year courses from the OUAC. Grades that the OUAC receives earlier will be sent to Ontario universities when received.

May 27, 2016
The latest date by which you can expect a response from an Ontario university. This includes:

  • an offer of admission;
  • a refusal; or
  • a deferral, pending the receipt of specific information.

June 1, 2016
The earliest date you 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 admissions‑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, you may accept these other offers prior to June 1, 2015, but Ontario universities will not compel a student in any way to make a decision earlier.

July 14, 2016
Target date for the OUAC to transmit all remaining final grades to the universities.

Early June to August 2016
The Admission Information Service (AIS) allows you to determine which Ontario universities still have spots available in first-year undergraduate programs.