Frequently Asked Questions: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS)

At the end of the application, I see a warning and/or an error. What do I do?

Read any errors or warnings carefully. If you have a warning, you can proceed with submitting your application. If you have an error, you must correct it before you can submit. Return to the screen mentioned in the error message and correct the error.

For my ORPAS application, what happens if my international transcripts do not arrive by the deadline?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

ORPAS will send all transcripts to the schools, regardless of the date they arrive. It will be at the discretion of each school as to how they wish to proceed with late documents.

How can I find out which documents the OUAC received to support my application?

You can monitor when your processed documents (e.g., transcripts, online references) are received with the “Document Tracking” feature in your application. Receipt of miscellaneous documents is not displayed in Document Tracking. If you are concerned about whether we received a miscellaneous document, send us a message via Secure Applicant Messaging (SAM). If you attended or…

How do I enter a prerequisite course that is currently in progress?

If you are currently enrolled in a course that you are using as a prerequisite, input the grade as “IPR” to indicate that the course is in-progress. Note: You must arrange for a transcript to be sent to ORPAS to prove you are enrolled in this course.

How do I enter course numbers for my chosen prerequisites?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

The course number should consist of 3 or 4 letters of the course name followed by the numeric code. For example, you should enter Chemistry 020 as CHEM 020.

How do I respond to an offer of admission?

Log in to your application and select “Choices/Offers” in the Applicant Links menu. If you received an offer of admission, it will be displayed on this screen. To respond to an offer, click the offer, which will lead you to the Response to Offer page.

How do I submit my course descriptions to ORPAS for the Queen’s Physical Therapy program?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

You can upload documents using the Secure Applicant Messaging tool (SAM) within your ORPAS application. To do this, save your course descriptions document as a PDF and use the “Browse” function to select the PDF from your computer and upload it to SAM. The file cannot be larger than 5 MB. Word documents are not…

How do I submit my resumé to ORPAS?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

You must upload your resumé in the Personal Submissions section of the application. Before attaching this document, review the resumé requirements for each university, as requirements vary. To upload your resumé, save the document as a PDF and use the browse function to select your PDF from your computer. The file cannot be larger than…

How is my sub-GPA calculated?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

The sub-GPA is based on your 10 most recent undergraduate courses, the equivalent of 20 ORPAS course lengths, even if: the courses did not count toward a degree. the courses were not taken at the university where a degree was awarded. This additional calculation will include supplemental courses (summer, part-time, intersession, correspondence). Failed courses are…

How many copies of my reference forms are required?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

Only 1 copy of a reference form is required from each referee. ORPAS will make all necessary copies for the schools.