ONTARIO COLLEGE FAIR
October 17th from 5:00pm - 9pm at the Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place.
October 18th from 10:00am - 3:00pm at the Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place.
This is a great opportunity for parents and students to get your questions answered in person by representatives from Ontario colleges.
Please check the bulletin board in Student Services regularly and listen to morning announcements for updates. You don't want to miss crucial deadlines because you do not have a home form!
Be sure to attend the open house at the school of your choice (see attached file).
Applying On-Line to College Step by Step Sheet.pdf
Graduation Checklist Post Secondary Plan Brochure.pdf
www.ontariocolleges.on.ca info on programs, admissions, locations, linked to the colleges site
www.ocas.ca for all other related information on colleges
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Ontario Colleges Application Service (OCAS) – www.ocas.ca also see How to Apply
February 1 - All applications need to be in and offers start to go out!; Equal consideration deadline.
May 1 - Deadline to confirm acceptance of an offer through OCAS.
June 15 - Earliest date by which the college may require a financial commitment from applicants.
How To Locate and Explore a College Program
Go to www.ontariocolleges.on.ca
Click on FIND A PROGRAM in order to access college programs.
Go to Keyword and type in a program that interests you i.e. practical nursing. From the list that appears, choose a college by clicking on it. (If no entries appear, try a different term for the same program or refer to "Find a Program Guide"
Click on admission requirements. Note program eligibility (prerequisites). Also, note any additional requirements (i.e. for practical nursing, you must submit a Health assessment form)
Read program description & program of study to determine if it is right for you.
Using a copy of "Find a Program Guide", locate the program of your choice.
Determine the college(s) where the program is offered by looking across the table. The definitions for all of the symbols that you see in the table are at the bottom of each page.
Once you know where the program is offered, google the college website or look at the program guide for that college. Find out what the prerequisites are.
You also need to start looking at how to finance your college education. As a starting point, go to the following website for assistance:
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