How do I pay for my application and transcript requests?
You will pay for your application and your transcript request fees as part of the final process of submitting your application, once you click “Review and Submit”.
As you follow the steps required, your application and transcript request fees will be totalled and you will be required to pay by credit or debit card.
How do I submit my resumé to ORPAS?
Once you have selected your rehabilitation program choices, follow these steps to submit your resumé…
How is my sub-GPA calculated?
The sub-GPA is based on the 10 most recent undergraduate courses, the equivalent of 20 ORPAS course lengths, even if: the courses did not count toward a degree, the courses were not taken at the university where a degree was awarded…
How many copies of my reference forms are required?
Only 1 copy of a reference form is required from each referee. We will make all necessary copies for the schools.
How will the OUAC convert my GPA from institutions that are in the United States?
First, we review your transcript to determine the applicable scale. Once this is done and your transcript is processed, you can view your application data online. This typically happens in November for OMSAS, December for OLSAS and February for ORPAS. We will email you when this information is available…
I am applying to the University of Toronto as an MD/PhD applicant. What additional materials do I need to submit and how do I submit them?
You are required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) via Secure Applicant Messaging (SAM), as outlined on the University of Toronto’s information page in the OMSAS Application Guide.
If you apply to the MD/PhD program, you must also submit 3 additional letters of reference, along with the accompanying MD/PhD Reference Form.
MD/PhD reference letters are confidential and must be either mailed directly to OMSAS or submitted via the online reference system, through your OMSAS application. They will not be accepted via SAM.
I am in the process of selecting programs and I am confused about the Previous Year Registered field. What does this mean?
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 am not sure who I should choose as a referee. Can you help me?
We cannot advise you on the selection of referees.
Review the requirements for each school listed in the application guide. If you still require more information, you will need to contact the universities directly.
I am trying to sign up for my Casper test, but I don’t have an OMSAS Reference Number yet. What number can I use instead?
You can use your application number from any Canadian medical school that uses Casper to sign up.
If you are applying only to Ontario schools, you can write Casper only on the Ontario dates. Spaces are unlimited so it is not a concern to wait…
I’ve entered some prerequisites but it still says “No” for submission entered. Why is it not changing to “Yes”?
The submission entered will only change to “Yes” once you’ve entered a prerequisite course for each prerequisite category…