Common Questions: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS)

I am applying to Audiology and/or Speech-Language Pathology and want to submit more than 1 clinical reference, but there is only space for 1 in the application. How can I enter more clinical referees?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

You may only enter 1 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.

I am not sure who I should choose as a referee. Can you help me?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

ORPAS cannot advise on the selection of referees. Please review the requirements for each school listed in the ORPAS Application Guide. If you still require more information, you will need to contact the Rehabilitation Schools directly.

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…

I have forgotten my login information. What can I do?

If you have misplaced/forgotten your username, select “Recover your username” on the Log In page. You will be prompted to enter your date of birth and email address and your username will then be emailed to you.

I see a section for adding Volunteer Experience but I cannot locate an area to enter this information. How can I enter my volunteer experience?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

The Volunteer Experience section is only for applications to Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology. You can access this section from the Personal Submissions.

I’m not sure if my course(s) will satisfy the prerequisite requirement. Can you tell me?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

ORPAS does not review prerequisites. You will need to contact the Rehabilitation Schools directly for more information.

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.

My credit card statement shows “OUAC Guelph”. I did not apply to the University of Guelph. Is there a problem?

“OUAC Guelph” refers to the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre. We are located in Guelph, Ontario. The OUAC processes all applications and payments. The specific universities you applied to will not be listed on your credit card invoice.

What are error messages? Can I still submit my application?

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.