Frequently Asked Questions: Undergrad (101)

There are mistakes on my transcript, and I am concerned this will negatively affect my application. What should I do?

Applications: COVID-19, Undergrad (101)

Contact your guidance counsellor. They can make any necessary corrections to your transcript…

What are error messages? Can I still submit my application if I receive one?

Error messages are problems within the online application that must be corrected. You will not be able to submit your application until these are corrected…

What can I do if I am refused admission to all my choices?

Applications: Undergrad (101) Categories: Offers of Admission

Beginning in June, you can access the Ontario universities’ Admission Information Service to see if any other universities have places available. We also encourage you to contact universities directly for more information about available programs…

What is OUAC-OSAP linking? What does it mean to link my OUAC and OSAP accounts?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

Linking allows you to save time in your application process by sharing the information you have input in your OUAC application with your OSAP application…

What is the Advanced Placement exam?

Advanced Placement (AP) exams are administered by the American College Board in the US for high school students. They may be recognized by Canadian institutions for advanced credit…

What is the OUAC and what does it do?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS), Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: Other

“OUAC” is the acronym for the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre. The OUAC is a centralized processing centre for applications for undergraduate admission to the universities of Ontario. The OUAC, which is located in Guelph, Ontario, receives your application, processes it and transfers the information to the universities you have selected. The OUAC does not make admission decisions. That is the universities’ responsibility…

When I accept an offer of admission, does it mean that I will not be considered for any other offers?

Accepting an offer of admission from 1 university will not cancel your application to other universities. However, you may have only 1 acceptance on file at a time. Before you can accept a new offer online, you must first cancel the previously accepted offer…

When will the universities let me know if I’ve been accepted?

Applications: Undergrad (101) Categories: Offers of Admission

Universities will assess your application and will communicate with you directly about your admissibility.In support of your application, your high school provides final grades for your completed Grade 11 and 12 courses to the OUAC. The OUAC forwards these final grades to the universities once you submit your application…

Why do I only see my OUAC personal and address information but not my program choices in my OSAP application?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

Your program choices will not appear in your OSAP application until April. Log back in to your OSAP application at that time…

Why have I received the email “Your changes are not complete”? I’m sure I saved the responses/changes I wanted to make.

The email “Your changes are not complete” is a courtesy notification we send out when we see that an applicant has logged into their application, made a change or responded to an offer, but did not fully submit the change/response…