Common Questions: Teacher (TEAS)

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 tried to create a new account, but I received an error message referring to a duplicate email. What should I do?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: Before Applying

If you have already submitted your application and are trying to make changes, do not create a second account. You must log in to your submitted application to make changes. 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…

I would like to respond to an offer of admission, and I understand that this should be done online. How do I do this?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: After Applying

To respond to an offer of admission, please log in to your submitted application. After keying your response, you will complete the following SUBMIT steps: Click on the SUBMIT button. Review and verify your application information. If correct, click on the button. Read the “Applicant Declaration” clause and click on the button. If successfully submitted,…

If I accept an offer now, can I change my mind at a later date?

Yes. If you accept an offer but later wish to accept a different offer, you will need to first cancel your accepted offer and then accept the new offer by the stipulated deadline date. Be sure to consider all other factors such as scholarships, residence acceptance and deposits before you make your final decision.

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.

The “Admission Decision” column is blank. What does this mean?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: After Applying

If the “Admission Decision” column is blank, there is not yet any offer on file for you. It does not necessarily mean that you have been rejected.

The TEAS Application Guide states that I must request my transcript(s) using the Transcript Request Form (TRF). Where can I find this form?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: During Application

The TRF is mandatory for transcripts from Ontario universities, and optional for Ontario college transcripts. When requesting Ontario transcripts as part of the online application, there is no actual form to print off. You must complete the “Institutions Attended” section, then click on the “Transcript Requests” section of the online application. Ensure that you enter…

What is the difference between a Reference Number and a Username?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: Before Applying

When you first create an OUAC Profile, you will create a username and password, which you will have the option of changing. 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…

When I accept an offer of admission, does it mean that I will not be considered for any other offers?

Accepting an offer of admission from one university will not cancel your application to other universities and/or programs. However, you may have only one acceptance on file at a time. Before you can accept a new offer online, you must first cancel the previously accepted offer currently in your file. Note: If you submit a…

Where can I find the supplementary forms required by the Faculties of Education?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: During Application

Supplementary forms can be downloaded from the TEAS website. You will need Adobe Reader in order to download and print the PDFs. Include your OUAC Reference Number and send all completed forms directly to the appropriate Faculties of Education by the appropriate deadlines.