Have you taken a minimum of 6 high school courses at the university (U/M) level?
- Will you have completed all the requirements of the OSSD?
- Do you have the required courses for admission? (Ontario Universities’ Info) (Formerly eINFO)
- Have you earned the minimum grades for the program(s) you intend to apply to? (Ontario Universities’ Info) (Formerly eINFO)
- Link to Ontario Universities and their Academic Calendars (https://www.ouac.on.ca/university-links/)
- Does the school and / or program you intend to apply to have a penalty for repeated courses? See Below – OUAC Guidance Page. Failed and Repeated Courses: Admission – Guidance (ouac.on.ca)
- Will you study full time or part time?
- Do you have an Individual Education Plan (IEP)?
- Are there any supplemental application / admission requirements? (Critical!)
- When is the university application deadline? January 15, 2024 by 11:59 pm E.D.T. (Before Midnight).
- Final deadline to receive university offers of admission: May 29, 2024.
- Last day to accept an offer of admission to an Ontario university: June 03, 2024.
- Are you considering attending school in the U.S. on an athletic scholarship? ( https://www.ncaa.com/,https://www.ncaa.org/ and https://www.collegeboard.org/ )
- Have you visited the campus / attended an open house? (https://www.ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca/universities/events?sort=university&type=&month=all)
- The Ontario Universities’ Fair: October 21 – 22, 2023 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building.
- The S.W. Ontario Universities’ Regional Fairs: Kitchener: Nov. 08, 2023 From 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, CIF Fieldhouse, 220 Columbia St., W, University of Waterloo
- Will you require residence, commute or live off campus?
- Have you compared the cost of the programs at the schools you will be applying to?
- Are the necessary funds available to cover the cost of your anticipated expenses?
- How do you contact an Ontario university? (https://www.ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca./universities/contacts)
- How can I finance my education (https://www.edvice4you.com/services/money-matters/)
- University Rankings? MacLean’s University Guide 2024.
- Earn Free university French credits: Explore – Official Languages Programs (englishfrench.ca)
- Interested in Studying Science? Top Five Science Shows Selected by Current U of W Science Students: (https://uwaterloo.ca/beyond-ideas/stories/science/top-5-science-shows-selected-current-science-students?utm_source=mailchimp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mur_newsletter).
- Ontario High School Averages on The Rise and What Does it Mean for Admissions? https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-university-admission-rising-grades-1.6875357
Edvice4you can help with all of the above!
Ontario Universities’ Guidance Dialogues 2023 – Resource Guide (resource_guide.pdf (ouac.on.ca))
OUAC: Guidance Page (https://guidance.ouac.on.ca/)
*NEW OUAC: Upcoming Events 2023 (https://www.ontariouniversitiesfair.ca/)
*NEW University Student Transition Resources 2023 (https://www.ouac.on.ca/university-student-transition-resources/)
Ontario Universities’ Info (Formerly eINFO): (https://www.ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca./)
A.I.S. – Listing of Unfilled Programs: (https://www.ouac.on.ca/apply/referral/en_CA/referral/index/). Available June 3rd, 2023.
Link to Universities in Ontario: (https://www.ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca/universities)
Link to Universities Outside Ontario (https://www.univcan.ca/universities/member-universities/)
Tuition Fees By Canadian University (https://www.univcan.ca/universities/facts-and-stats/tuition-fees-by-university/)
Beyond Graduation Fair: University of Guelph Cancelled During Covid (Hopefully returning Fall 2023) (https://www.recruitguelph.ca/cecs/facultystaff/further-education/beyond-grad-fair-information-sessions)
UCAS: (https://www.ucas.com/) The U.K. University and College Application Service
The Common Application: (https://www.commonapp.org/) One application for over 900 U.S. universities in 47 states and D.C. Also includes Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the U.K.