Frequently Asked Questions: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS)

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 (OUAC). 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.

What are the accepted characters that I can use in my school submissions?

The following accents and characters are accepted: Àà Ââ Çç Èè Éé Êê Ëë Îî Ïï Ôô Ùù Ûû Üü ~!@#$%^&*()_+{}|:””? « » ” ” ‘ ‘ The following characters will be converted as specified: ’ will be converted to ‘ ` will be converted to ‘ ‘ will be converted to ‘ ’ will…

What happens if my foreign 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.

What happens to my wait list position for other disciplines if I accept an offer?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: After Applying

If you firmly accept, you will be removed from the wait lists of all other choices on your application for the same discipline. You will still, however, remain on the wait list for any other discipline.

What is the difference between a provisional and a firm acceptance?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: After Applying

A provisional acceptance means that you can indicate that you want your applications to other universities(within the same discipline) to remain active. However, if you accept an offer for 1 discipline and receive an offer for a second, you have to choose between the 2. You cannot hold 2 acceptances (firm or provisional) at 1…

When do provisional acceptances become firm?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: After Applying

All provisional acceptances for SLP and Audiology programs automatically become firm on April 30, 2020. All provisional acceptances to OT and PT programs automatically become firm on June 7, 2020.

Where can I find information about the CASPer™ test dates?

The OUAC does not administer the CASPer™, which is required by: OMSAS: McMaster University and the University of Ottawa ORPAS: University of Ottawa, Queen’s University – Physical Therapy, University of Toronto – Physical Therapy, Western University – Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy For more information, visit the CASPer™ test dates and fees website.

Why was my exchange institution added? I did not add this institution since the credits appear on my home university transcript.

All postsecondary institutions attended should be disclosed within your “Academic Background”, and all transcripts must be provided from each institution.