Common Questions: Teacher (TEAS)

Are application fees refundable?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: After Applying

No, there are no circumstances under which we can refund application fees.

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

Please 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.

Can I get a tax receipt for my TEAS application fees?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: After Applying

Because the OUAC is not a university, application fees are not tax-deductible. We do not, therefore, issue tax receipts.

Can I withdraw from a program and/or add a new program choice after I submit my application?

Yes, you can do both by logging in to your online application and going to “Program Choices”. To withdraw a program, select “Withdraw” in the Actions column beside the program. Note: There are no refunds for withdrawn choices. To add another program, select “Add Program”. Note: You will be charged an additional choice fee of…

Do I have to respond to an offer of admission if I plan to decline the offer?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: After Applying

It is not mandatory to decline an offer of admission, and not all faculties will ask for declines.

How can I be sure that my TEAS application was submitted successfully?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: After Applying

The actual “Submit” process consists of the following two steps: You will review all information you entered in the application, and accept a declaration that the application is complete and accurate by clicking on “I Verify and Agree”. You will enter your payment information and click on “Finish” to submit your completed application to TEAS.…

How do I accept my offer of admission?

When the universities have evaluated your file, an admission decision will be sent directly to you. If you have been offered admission, instructions for responding will be included. If you respond to your offer of admission online, do not mail a paper response to the OUAC. After you submit your response online, a screen will…

How do I make changes to my submitted application?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: After Applying

If you would like to submit changes to the OUAC and your universities of choice, please log in to your submitted application. You will need to enter your changes and then complete the following SUBMIT steps: Click “Review and Submit”. Review and verify your application information. Read the “Applicant Declaration” clause and click “I verify…

I am in the process of selecting programs and I am confused about the “Previous Year Registered” field. What does this mean?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: During Application

If you previously registered in any faculty at the university that you are now selecting as a choice, you must record the last year of registration (including the current year) in the “Previous Year Registered” column.

I applied to the Faculties of Education through TEAS last year. Can I use this account/application again?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: Before Applying

No. You must create a new account and begin a new application with each new cycle. Documentation from previous cycles is not kept from year to year.