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Grade 12 Planning Guide:

Below you'll find a helpful guide for keeping track of deadlines for your graduating year. 

Grade 12 Planning 2020-21.pdf


Be sure to check the Grade 12 Important Information page for updates on Virtual Visits, Open Houses, etc.


For information on universities all across Canada, visit universitystudy.ca.


The OUAC has created a page with information and videos explaining how to apply to university.  Here is a link to that page.


2020-2021 Important Dates


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Deadlines - from the OUAC Site

Last updated: September 28, 2020

DivisionDeadlineDescription
Current Ontario High School Students (101)January 15, 2021
(11:59 pm ET)
Deadline to submit your completed applications to the OUAC.
All Other Undergraduate Applicants (105)Deadlines differ by university/program.Refer to universities' websites for specific deadline dates.
Ontario Medical Schools (OMSAS)September 15, 2020
(4:30 pm ET)
Recommended deadline for references to be sent to your referees to ensure they have sufficient time to complete and submit their references by the deadline.
October 1, 2020
(4:30 pm ET)
Deadline to submit applications. There are no exceptions.
Ontario Law Schools (OLSAS)November 1, 2020
(11:59 pm ET)
Deadline for applications to first-year programs.
Transcripts and reference forms are also due.
May 1, 2021
(11:59 pm ET)
Deadline for applications to the Canadian & American Dual JD Program at Windsor.
May 1, 2021
(11:59 pm ET)
Deadline for applications to upper-year programs.
Ontario Faculties of Education (TEAS)December 1, 2020
(11:59 pm ET)
Deadline for TEAS to receive applications and program choice amendments.
Ontario Rehabilitation Sciences Programs (ORPAS)January 8, 2021 (11:59 pm ET)Deadline for applications to all programs.
Reference forms are also due.



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 a PDF on the guidance website [PDF]


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Find all of the information you need to apply to an Ontario university, including the online application, here:

www.ouac.on.ca/ouac-101/

Click here to find some How-to Videos.


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Visit ontariouniversitiesinfo to search for your ideal program and find out the information you need to apply, like prerequisites, grade requirements and more.  You can also rate and compare your choices.

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The Future Further 2019 site is now live!

Future Further provides information on supports and services for Aboriginal/Indigenous students interested in, or already attending, an Ontario university.

Students can find information about:

  • admissions,
  • academics,
  • financial aid,
  • Aboriginal/Indigenous student services,
  • student life,
  • housing and
  • well-being.

Future Further also features videos of Aboriginal/Indigenous role models who have achieved success in postsecondary education in Ontario.

Visit www.futurefurther.ca

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Calendar of College and University Liaison Visits to Orillia Secondary School

2020-2021

Universities are holding virtual visits, presentations, open houses and tours this year.  Check this page or scroll down this page for more information.

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The Ontario Universities' Regional Fair (OURF), Ontario College Information Fair and the Ontario Universities' Fair will be held virtually this year.


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The best way to decide if a university is right for you is to visit the campus virtually!  Check the universities' website to see when they are holding an Open House or Fall Preview Day and virtual campus tours.


You can also check www.ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca for a list of Campus Visits & Events, as well as a lot of other valuable information!Open House 2.jpg



Below you will find some scanned posters of Fall Preview Days and Open Houses for universities, i.e.)



Carleton Universy Virtual Resources.pdf


U of Guelph Humber Fall Virtual Events.pdf
Ryerson University Virtual Open Houses.pdf





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To help with your research for your post-secondary plans, you can use the Transition Resource Guide that you will find at this website.​

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Fee Schedule and Payment Options

Payment Details

All fees are non-refundable.  Your application will not be forwarded to any universities until you submit full payment to the OUAC.  Fees for withdrawn university choices are not refunded.

Reminder:  If you make a change after you have paid, there may be additional fees.

All fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

Base Application Fee: $150
For the initial 3 university/program choices.

Additional Choice Fee: $50/choice
For each additional program choice beyond the first 3 (e.g., if you add 2 additional university choices, you must pay $100 in addition to the base application fee).

There is no fee for modifying a program choice within the same university.

Note: You may apply to as many Ontario universities/programs as you wish; however, you are limited to a maximum of 3 program choices at any 1 university (including its affiliates). Some universities may further limit the number of programs you can apply to.

International Service Fee: $10
If you are not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

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