Common Questions: Application Process

The university is asking me for my 11-digit OUAC Reference Number. Where do I find this?

Normally, the OUAC Reference Number contains 10 digits, beginning with the current year (4 digits) followed by 6 digits (e.g., 20XX999999). If a university asks for your 11-digit OUAC Reference Number, please add a 0 (zero) at the end of your 10-digit number (e.g., 20XX9999990).

What is the Advanced Placement exam?

Advanced Placement (AP) exams are administered by the American College Board in the US for high school students. They may be recognized by Canadian institutions for advanced credit. Please see individual university websites for more information. If you took AP exams, your official results must be sent directly to your university choices. The indicator on…

Where can I find my ORPAS GPA information?

The ORPAS GPA information is now available to applicants. To access this information, log in to your application and select “Document Tracking”. For more information about how your GPA and sub-GPA were calculated, please see the “Postsecondary Education” section in the ORPAS Application Guide. Any questions or concerns about your GPA or sub-GPA should be…

Why have I received the email “Unsubmitted responses/modifications”? I’m sure I saved the responses/changes I wanted to make.

The email “Unsubmitted responses/modifications” is a courtesy notification we send out when we see that an applicant has logged into the system, made a change or responded to an offer, but did not submit the change/response. If you log back in to your application and see that your application is up-to-date, then you have successfully…