News & Reminders

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Start Your Research with eINFO

    The only resource updated directly by the Ontario universities.

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

  • 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.

  • Common University Data Ontario (CUDO)

    CUDO, a rich database for students, parents and the public, has been revamped to improve the accessibility and scope of its information about Ontario’s universities. Read more

Methods of Payment

Credit Card (VISA, MasterCard or American Express)

  • Important: CVD is required. (What is a CVD?)
  • The OUAC cannot process credit card payments over the telephone.
  • Prepaid credit cards and VISA debit cards are not accepted.
  • If your credit card is declined or invalid, your application will not be processed.
  • When you click “Continue”, your credit card transaction will be directed to a secure third party for processing. When your credit card transaction is complete, you will be directed back to your application. A copy of your credit card transaction will be sent to the email address you provided.
  • Mac users: Ensure that pop-ups are enabled on your computer or the secure third party transaction will time out and you will not be able to pay.

Online Banking (Canadian Banks and Credit Unions Only)

  • Normally takes one to three business days.
  • All payments must be made in Canadian funds.
  • This is not a debit card transaction. Once you submit your application, you must proceed to your bank’s website to submit your payment. Contact your bank for further information.
  • The OUAC will provide your bill payment account number after you submit your completed application. You need this number to pay for the application. If you have previously applied through the OUAC, update your bill payment account number to reflect the new number provided. The OUAC’s bill payment name is “Ontario Universities’ Application Centre” or an abbreviation of this name.

Western Union Business Solutions – GlobalPay for Students
(Bank-to-Bank Transfer for International Payments Only)

Note: Due to international and domestic banking regulations, some currencies are unavailable. If your currency is unavailable, select an alternative currency (including US dollars) to ensure your application payment is processed.