News & Reminders

  • OUAC Holiday Closures

    The OUAC is officially closed for the holidays from December 24, 2014, to January 2, 2015, inclusive.

    The OUAC website will remain available during this time.

    Please note that Ontario universities are also closed for the holidays, so you may not receive confirmation that they received your application until mid-January.

  • Extended Support Hours

    The Applicant Services team is available to assist you with your online application:


    January 5–9
    Until 4:30 p.m.

    January 12–14
    Until 7:00 p.m.

    Read more

  • Start Your Research with eINFO

    The only resource updated directly by the Ontario universities.

    Check out the new eINFO at:
    www.electronicinfo.ca.

  • www.MyCareerInfo.ca

    The Council of Ontario Universities (COU) has launched www.MyCareerInfo.ca, a robust website designed to help students, graduates and entry-level employees match their education, skills, desires and goals to jobs.

  • Ontario’s Universities:
    World Class. Right Here.

    Where are you going?

    View this video to see why an Ontario university might be the right choice for you.

  • Ontario university graduates get jobs, earn more money

    Students who complete undergraduate programs at Ontario universities continue to experience high employment and earnings rates, even during uncertain economic times, according to the latest employment survey commissioned by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and carried out by an independent firm, CCI Research Inc. Read more

  • Not sure which application to use?

    Check out the “Selecting an Application” tool. This tool will help you determine if you are a professional or undergraduate applicant, and will direct you to the proper application.

  • Learn about Ontario Universities!

    Each university has its own unique character and charm. View the links to Ontario Universities to visit their websites and learn what they have to offer.

101 Important Dates

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

2014

Late August 2014
The eINFO site goes live. Visit the eINFO website to start your research.

September 19-21, 2014
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.

September – November 2014
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 2014
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.

2015

January 14, 2015
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 22, 2015
Target date for Ontario universities to receive all application data and grades from the OUAC for all applications submitted by January 14, 2015.

February 3, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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 28, 2015
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, 2015
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 16, 2015
Target date for the OUAC to transmit all remaining final grades to the universities.

Early June to August 2015
The Admission Information Service (AIS) allows you to determine which Ontario universities still have spots available in first-year undergraduate programs.