Common Questions: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS)

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

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS)

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 respond to an offer of admission?

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

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…

Will my program choice ranking affect my application?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

Ranking information is not available during the application review process and is not used as admission criteria. This information is being collected for enrollment management purposes only.

How do I submit my resumé to ORPAS?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

This year, applicants must upload their resumé in the Personal Submissions section of the application. Before attaching this document, you must 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…

I cannot locate the forms to give to my references, can you help me?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

If your referee prefers to not use the online referee system, don’t fill out the “referee email address” field. Omitting an email address will create a reference form, which you can manually download. In the Referee section, once you’ve added the names and mailing address of your referee and pressed “Save”, a download button will…

How do I enter course numbers for my chosen prerequisites?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

The course number should consist of three or four letters of the course name followed by the numeric code. For example, Chemistry 020 should be entered as CHEM 020.

How is my sub-GPA calculated?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

The sub-GPA is based on the 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…

I’ve entered some prerequisites but it still says “No” for submission entered. Why is it not changing to “Yes”?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

The submission entered will only change to “Yes” once you’ve entered a prerequisite course for each prerequisite category.

I am applying to Audiology and/or Speech-Language Pathology and want to submit more than one clinical reference, but there is only space for one in the application. How can I enter more clinical referees?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

You may only enter one person on the application in the R4 (Confidential Clinical Referee) position. For any additional clinical references, please email orpas@ouac.on.ca. You will be required to give us the name and contact information of the additional clinical referee.