Schedule of Dates 2018

Secondary School Application (OUAC 101)
2017-2018 Schedule of Dates

Final version: April 21, 2017

Late August

The OUAC circulates eINFO flyers and launches eINFO: www.electronicinfo.ca.

August 21, 2017

The OUAC starts distributing 101 application materials to Ontario high schools and school boards.

November 9, 2017

Deadline for the OUAC to receive all electronic student data files from Ontario high schools.

January 17, 2018

Deadline for Ontario high school students to submit their completed application to the OUAC.

Note: The OUAC still processes applications received after this date and distributes them to the universities; however, specific university deadlines will apply.

The initial application includes all final grades from completed Grade 11 and 12 courses and a list of all current-year courses in progress.

January 25, 2018

Target date for Ontario universities to receive all application data and grades from the OUAC for applications submitted by January 17, 2018.

February 6, 2018

Recommended last date for students to submit all information to the OUAC to be considered for early admission. This information includes university and program changes and additional active choices.

Note: This is a recommended deadline. The OUAC will still accept and process application changes at any time.

February 15, 2018

Deadline for the OUAC to receive all final first-semester grades and current full-year grades for 4U/M courses from Ontario high schools.

March 2, 2018

Target date for Ontario universities to receive all final first-semester grades and current full-year grades for 4U/M courses from the OUAC.

April 26, 2018

Deadline for Ontario high schools to report midterm grades for second-semester courses and interim grades for full-year courses to the OUAC. Grades that the OUAC receives earlier than the deadline will be sent to Ontario universities when received.

May 8, 2018

Target date for Ontario universities to receive second-semester midterm grades and interim grades for full-year courses from the OUAC. Grades that the OUAC receives earlier than the deadline will be sent to Ontario universities when received.

May 29, 2018

The latest date all high school applicants can expect a response from an Ontario university. This includes:

  1. an offer of admission;
  2. a refusal; or
  3. a deferral, once additional information is received.

June 1, 2018

The earliest date an Ontario high school student may be required to respond to an Ontario university offer of admission and give a financial commitment (e.g., registration deposit, residence deposit, etc.).

All other admissions-related elements, including scholarships, other forms of student assistance or financial incentives, and offers of residence are considered part of the offer of admission. Therefore, a student may accept these other offers before June 1, 2017, but Ontario universities will not compel a student in any way to make a decision earlier than this date.

July 5, 2018

Deadline for the OUAC to receive final grades for current semester/year courses from Ontario high schools.

July 12, 2018

Target date for the OUAC to send all remaining final grades to the universities. The OUAC will attempt to contact all schools that have not provided their grades.

August 1-31, 2018

The OUAC collects summer school grades from Ontario high schools and boards.