Common Questions: OSAP

Do I require the OSAP link to complete my application?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

No, linking to OSAP is an optional step meant to save you time in your OSAP application. You may link your OSAP and OUAC accounts any time after you have submitted your OUAC application.

How do I link my OUAC application to my OSAP application?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

Linking from the OSAP Website Go directly to the OSAP website or click on any of the OSAP banners/links within your OUAC application: If you are new to OSAP, choose “Register”. Review the OSAP terms and conditions. Select “Yes” and then choose “Ontario Universities’ Application Centre”. Click “Setup link to OUAC”. Read the consent form…

I changed my name in my OSAP application, why did it not change in my OUAC application?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

The OSAP and OUAC applications do not share personal and address (bio/demo) information on a continual basis. When you link, you allow the OUAC to share your bio/demo information with OSAP once. If you change your bio/demo information after linking, you will need to update both your OUAC and your OSAP accounts. To save time,…

I dropped a choice but it still shows on my OSAP application. Why?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

OSAP displays all of your OUAC program choices, regardless of their status on your OUAC application. In the event that you change your mind, you will already have an estimate.

I forget my OUAC password.

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

You can use the “Request a temporary password” link to reset your password. (Note: This functionality is not yet available on the OUAC-OSAP link page. You must go to your OUAC application to make this request.)

I forget my OUAC username.

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

You can use the “Recover your username” link to retrieve your username. (Note: This functionality is not yet available on the OUAC-OSAP link page. You must go to your OUAC application to make this request.)

I no longer wish to link my OUAC and OSAP applications and wish to remove my consent. What should I do?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

Log in to your OUAC application and select “OSAP Link Status” from the left-side navigation bar. Click “Unlink From OSAP”. Note: This feature will be available once the 2018-19 OSAP application is released in early November 2017.

Is everyone eligible to have their OUAC and OSAP accounts linked?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

No. The service is only available for 2018 undergraduate applicants (101/105).

Is linking to OSAP available to everyone?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

This service is only available if you applied for 2018 entry with the OUAC 101 or 105 (undergraduate) application.

What is OUAC-OSAP linking? What does it mean to link my OUAC and OSAP accounts?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: OSAP

Linking allows you to save time in your application process but sharing the information you have input in your OUAC application with your OSAP application. When you provide you authorization and consent specifically for this purpose, OSAP will use information you gave the OUAC, such as your name, date of birth and address information, to…