Application Guides

ORPAS – Referees

Review the requirements for each university/program choice as the number and/or type of reference required may vary. Select referees who have extensive personal knowledge of you and are in a position to make statements concerning your character, personal qualities, academic capabilities and special circumstances, if applicable. ORPAS cannot advise you in selecting referees. It is your responsibility…

ORPAS – Contact Information

Provide both a home and a mailing address, even if it is the same. Inform ORPAS of any address changes during the admissions cycle so we can inform the universities. Indicate which address to use after May 1. You can provide up to 3 phone numbers: Cell, permanent and alternate (i.e., another phone number where you…

ORPAS – Personal Information

Title, Gender and Date of Birth Title and gender are optional fields. Date of birth is used for identification and document matching purposes. Gender and date of birth are collected for statistical purposes only and do not form part of the university’s admission decision. Name/Personal Information Provide your complete legal surname, legal given name(s) and common name.…

ORPAS – Fees

Quick Links Fees Fee Deadlines Payment Options All fees are non‑refundable. Applications will not be forwarded to the universities until the OUAC receives full payment. Partial payments will not be accepted. Fees for withdrawn university choices are not refunded. Fees ORPAS Application Service Fee: $190 University Fee: $90 For each university you select. ORPAS collects the…

ORPAS – Applicant Responsibilities and Requirements

Quick Links Applicant Responsibilities Applicant Requirements Offers of Admission Applicant Responsibilities Become familiar with and observe the application procedures for each university/program you apply to. Submit your application and all supporting documents before the deadlines. If you submit your supporting documents after the deadline, they will be forwarded to the applicable universities/programs; however, ORPAS cannot guarantee…

ORPAS – About

The Ontario Rehabilitation Sciences Programs Application Service (ORPAS) is a not‑for‑profit, centralized application service for applicants to the 5 universities that offer rehabilitation sciences programs. University Admission Information McMaster University School of Rehabilitation Science University of Ottawa Faculty of Health Sciences Note: The programs are offered in French only; however, fieldwork placements may be in…

ORPAS – Important Dates

January 5, 2018 (11:59 pm ET) Deadline for applications to all programs and for reference forms. January 12, 2018 Deadline for ORPAS to receive payments. January 30, 2018 ORPAS must receive initial transcripts for all course work to date. April 3, 2018 Earliest date for Audiology (AUD) and Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) offers to be sent…

ORPAS – Programs Requirements Overview

University program information changes regularly. For the most up-to-date details, view the online application. Last updated: October 19, 2017 Quick Links McMaster Ottawa Queen’s Toronto Western Here is an overview of the requirements for the rehabilitation sciences programs. Refer to each institution’s requirements for complete information. Note: If you fail to submit the required documentation,…

ORPAS – Western University

University program information changes regularly. For the most up-to-date details, view the online application. Last updated: October 19, 2017 Quick Links School of Communication Sciences and Disorders School of Occupational Therapy School of Physical Therapy School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Western’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD) educates graduate students in the professions…

ORPAS – University of Toronto

University program information changes regularly. For the most up-to-date details, view the online application. Last updated: October 19, 2017 Quick Links Department of Speech-Language Pathology Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Department of Physical Therapy Department of Speech‑Language Pathology Faculty of Medicine The Master of Health Science (MHSc) program prepares students for professional practice…