Frequently Asked Questions: Medical (OMSAS)

If I am using my Advanced Placement (AP) classes as prerequisites for medical school, how do I send my AP transcript to OMSAS?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

If your AP transcript contains grades for prerequisite courses, you will have to mail or fax your request to the AP College Board. The College Board will then mail your transcript to OMSAS…

If I submit my application on the deadline date and order a transcript from an Ontario university/college online, will my transcript be considered on time?

Yes. If we receive an online transcript request (that forms part of the application) by the stated deadline, it satisfies the transcript deadline requirement.

My institution uses Digitary (which includes CORE, MyCreds | MesCertifs, My eQuals) to send transcripts electronically. Are these considered official?

Yes. We work with Digitary (which includes CORE, MyCreds | MesCertifs and My eQuals) to accept and process official electronic transcripts.

If your university or college is in Ontario, you must request your transcript through your application, unless otherwise noted in the Exceptions for Online Transcript Requests, in which case you will need to use the Digitary system…

My institution uses Parchment (including Credential Solutions and eSCRIP-SAFE) to send their transcripts electronically. Are these considered official?

Yes. We work with Parchment (including Credential Solutions and eSCRIP-SAFE) to accept and process official electronic transcripts.

If your university or college is in Ontario, you must request your transcript through your application, unless otherwise noted in the Exceptions for Online Transcript Requests, in which case you will need to use the Parchment system…

My institution uses the National Student Clearinghouse to send transcripts electronically. Are these considered official?

Yes. We work with the National Student Clearinghouse to accept and process official electronic transcripts.

If your university or college is in Ontario, you must request your transcript through your application, unless otherwise noted in the Exceptions for Online Transcript Requests, in which case you will need to use the National Student Clearinghouse system…

My MCAT scores are not displayed in Document Tracking. What should I do?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS)

First, check the date, as we will not upload MCAT scores until after the application deadline.

Then, make sure you released your MCAT scores electronically to OMSAS from your AAMC account.

For more information, review the MCAT requirements.

My postsecondary institution cannot produce a hard-copy transcript at this time. What should I do?

The process for transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges stays the same. You must submit an online transcript request in your application. Your transcript will be sent electronically…

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…