University Important Dates
These are important dates in your
application process. Please check them carefully and keep them in mind as you
September 23-25, 2016
All 21 Ontario universities are in one place at the Ontario
Universities’ Fair (OUF). Just for you! Faculty, academics and knowledgeable
representatives are ready to answer your questions.
October – November 2016
Gather information about Ontario’s 21 universities at the University Information Program (UIP). The UIP travels across Ontario
after the OUF, offering fair- or presentation-style events in most Ontario regions.
By the end of November 2016
You will receive your Application Access Code Letter from your guidance
counsellor with your school number, student number and temporary PIN. Keep this
letter for your records. You will need this information to apply.
January 11, 2017
Deadline to submit your 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.
February 3, 2017
Recommended last date for you to submit all required information and changes.
May 26, 2017
The latest date by which you can expect a response from an Ontario university.
- an offer of admission;
- a refusal; or
- a deferral, pending the receipt of specific
June 1, 2017
The earliest date you 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, you may accept these other offers prior to June 1,
2017, but Ontario universities will not compel a student in any way to make a
Early June to August 2017
Information Service (AIS) allows you to determine which Ontario universities
still have spots available in first-year undergraduate programs.