Frequently Asked Questions: Undergrad (101)

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

Beginning in June, you can access the Ontario Universities’ Admission Information Service to see if any other universities have places available. You are also encouraged to contact universities directly for more information about available programs. Once you have found a new program you would like to apply to, log in to your online application to…

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. When you provide your authorization and consent specifically for this purpose, OSAP will use information you gave the OUAC, such as your name, date of birth and address information, to…

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. Please see individual university websites for more information. If you took AP exams, your official results must be sent directly to your university choices. The indicator on…

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…

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 one university will not cancel your application to other universities. However, you may have only one 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. These final grades are forwarded to the universities once you submit your application. In early February, your school provides…

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. If you log back in to your application and see that your application is up-to-date,…