About 101

Last updated: October 3, 2022

The Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) is a not‑for‑profit, centralized application service for applicants to Ontario universities. We are a division of the Council of Ontario Universities and facilitate the process of applying to first‑year undergraduate programs (bachelor’s degrees) and to advanced standing in these programs.

Each university makes its own admission decisions, and we provide the application processing service.

You may use the 101 application for admission in 2023.

To change your admission point (e.g., winter to fall), you must update your original application.

Notice About this Application Guide

The OUAC and the universities reserve the right to change this information at any time. The universities reserve the right to withdraw or change academic program offerings at any time.

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Your OUAC Reference Number

You will receive your unique OUAC Reference Number when you submit your application. You must refer to your OUAC Reference Number whenever you contact the OUAC or Ontario universities.

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