How to apply to university in Ontario

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1. Know what type of OUAC application you will need to complete

The Ontario Universities Application Center (OUAC) processes applications for admission to all Ontario universities. Once you have decided which programs you are interested in, you will be directed to www.ouac.on.ca to complete the appropriate application.

If you are currently attending a high school in Ontario, you will be required to use the 101 Application. You will require a PIN from your school guidance team to access and complete the application.

Out of province applicants, international students, mature students, and college and university transfers will complete the 105 Application. Information about deadlines and any associated fees are available on the OUAC website: 

 

2. Chose a program and check your program requirements

Before applying you must first collect the OUAC codes for each program you are interested in. Also you must ensure you meet the high school class prerequisites for each program.

These program requirements can be found bellow. Or you can navigate to the program details on our Program Pages

Some programs provide supplementary documentation to guide or further refine the application process. Please check that you have completed ay additional documentation required for your program.

 

3. Login to the OUAC website and complete your application

When applying you will need to follow a specific link that matches your application type. Ontario highschool students will use the 101 application and all other undergraduate applicants will use the 105 application. The links provided bellow are official OUAC pages.

Once you have access to your OUAC account, follow the guides provided below to pay for and complete your application. If you are unsure of what type of applicant you are please follow this link. Undergraduate Criteria - Am I 101 or 105? 

4. Receive your acknowledgement letter and access the applicant portal

Within two business days off applying to OUAC, you will receive an email from Laurentian’s Office of Admission with information on accessing your Applicant Portal. If you do not receive this email check your spam folder or contact info@laurentian.ca.

 

5. Receive a decision letter 

Once we have reviewed your application, a decision letter will be posted in the Documents folder on your Applicant Portal. Your offer may contain conditions so please read the letter carefully before responding.

To accept your offer, please visit the 101 Login Portal / 105 Login Portal Portal to access your OUAC account. Follow all of the instructions to accept your offer. Our Office of Admissions is  notified within 48 hours of you accepting your offer.