Common Questions: Application Process

I am taking a summer school course. How will the universities get my marks?

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Grades from summer school courses are submitted to the OUAC by the summer school or the district school board. Verify with your summer school that either the summer school or the district school board will be sending the marks directly to the OUAC on your behalf. If this is not the case, you must arrange…

I am taking courses at 2 different schools. How will my grades be sent to the universities?

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If you are taking courses at more than one school, the school that submits your application to the OUAC will be designated as your “home” school. Make sure your “home” school has an up-to-date record of all courses you have completed or are currently completing through any other school or study medium (such as night…

I have used the 105F application instead of the 105D (or 105D instead of 105F). Can the application be changed?

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Once the application is submitted, the application type cannot be changed. The universities will accept the application regardless of type. Your “Status in Canada” will help the universities to provide you with the appropriate information.

I transferred to a different school after first semester (or halfway through the school year). Who informs the OUAC and the universities about this change?

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If you apply for admission while at one school and then transfer to a different school, it is important that you request your new school to advise the OUAC of this change. Your new school will provide the OUAC with the name and MIDENT of your new school, your new Secondary School Student Number (SSSN),…

I want to apply to an entry point other than fall but only a fall entry is listed. What should I do?

The universities have supplied the OUAC with the entry points available for each program. You will need to contact them directly to verify whether they offer entry points other than those listed. If they offer other entry points, they will either indicate to you that they will change your file once they have received your…

I will finish my OSSD (including six 4U/M courses) at the end of January. Can I begin university studies then?

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Yes, a few Ontario universities offer programs that begin in January, February or May. Normally, you must apply for admission to these programs by the stipulated deadline dates. Those universities whose winter term programs begin in January will normally require that you complete your OSSD, including six 4U/M courses. You will have to make special…

I’m taking a summer school course and my friend is upgrading (or repeating) a course. Will this affect our admission?

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If you are taking a summer school course, the delay in the university receiving your summer school results may affect your admission. This is often the case when the program you applied to has limited enrollment. If the summer school course you are completing is your sixth 4U/M course, the universities may not offer you…

I’m getting a warning about my address when I try to submit my application. Why is this happening?

You must enter a home address and a mailing address, even if these 2 addresses are the same. A mailing address is the address where you receive postal mail. It is not your email address.

My current school listed is wrong in the application. How can I update this information?

If a school you attended, but are not currently attending, has created your PIN, this information cannot be updated until after you submit your application. Note: You cannot update this information yourself. Once submitted, your guidance counsellor can call us to update your school information. Contact your guidance counsellor to get this process started.