Presentation on theme: "Applying to College and/or University In Ontario 2013-2014."— Presentation transcript:
Applying to College and/or University In Ontario
2 Key Organizations: OCAS -Ontario College Application Service OUAC -Ontario Universities’ Application Centre
OCAS Ontario College Application Service 60 Corporate Court Guelph, ON N1G 5J or OCAS -Sends materials to schools -Prepares the application site (available in October) -receives data from the high school. -processes applications but has no part in admission decisions.
OUAC Ontario Universities’ Application Centre 170 Research Lane Guelph, ON N1G 5E OUAC -Sends materials to schools -Prepares the application site -receives data from high school. -processes applications but has no part in admission decisions.
The Flow of Information North Dundas OCAS OUAC Colleges Universities
Preparation High School *Flags students in preparation for the Transmission of Data *Facilitates College and University visits and information about the application process
Preparation Highschool *Provides students with information and literature on topics such as scholarships, open houses, research tools *Provides tutorials on how to apply to College and University *Takes students to the: University Information Program(UIP)– Oct. 24, 2013 College Information Program(CIP) – Oct. 29, 2013
Requirements for College 30 Credits (OSSD) 40 Hours of Community Service ENG 4C or Eng 4U *Colleges do not pro-rate marks Program Prerequisites **Carefully review your Status Sheet
Requirements for University Application 30 Credits 40 Hours of Community Service Eng 4U + 5 other grade 12 U or M level credits Program Prerequisites **Carefully review your Status Sheet
Application to College Access to online application system begins in October Go to “Sign-Up” and complete the required fields. February 1 st, 2014 – Deadline for equal consideration Apply and pay online before January 15, 2014 to win 1 of 3 cash prizes Students require their OEN (Ontario Education Number) found on a Report Card, Status Sheet, or from Student Services.
Application Fees for College $95.00 for application to 5 programs. No more that 3 programs at 1 college. All fees are non-refundable. Cash can NOT be sent through the mail. Applications will not be forwarded to colleges until full payment has been received by OCAS. Partial payments will not be processed. Payment must be in Canadian funds.
Payment Options for College ONLINE: VISA, MasterCard or American Express. Online banking is also available. TELEPHONE: Pay by telephone using VISA, MasterCard or American Express by calling the Customer Contact Centre at or toll free in Canada at MAIL: Mail credit card payment, money order or certified cheque along with a payment summary form that can be downloaded from the online application.
Application to University November – OUAC will receive 1 st transmission file of student data including grade 11 marks, and begin processing PIN numbers (access codes for the online application system) which are sent to the high school. Access online application tool at Students apply as Undergraduate Applicants using the OUAC 101 application. January 15 th, 2014 – Deadline for equal consideration.
Application Fees for University $ for application to 3 programs. $44.00 for each additional choice. All fees are non-refundable. Cash can NOT be sent through the mail. Applications will not be forwarded to universities until full payment has been received by OUAC. Partial payments will not be processed. Payment must be in Canadian funds.
Payment Options for University ONLINE: OUAC accepts MasterCard,VISA or American Express INTERNET/TELEPHONE: This payment service is offered through a bank’s website or their telephone banking department. CHEQUE or MONEY ORDER: Make payable to “Ontario Universities’ Application Centre” including the OUAC reference number on the face of the cheque or money order. Payment must be submitted with the Application Remittance Payment Form which is generated online when applicants select this form of payment. Cheques are valid only when issued by a Canadian bank.
Out of Province Applications Applications for out-of-province schools can be found at individual web-sites. Be aware that deadlines may differ from Ontario schools. OUAC assists the following out-of-province institutions in collecting academic data for Ontario secondary students who have applied through the OUAC: Bishop’s U of British Columbia U of Calgary Concordia Dalhousie McGill U of New Brunswick Saint Mary’s University Simon Fraser University U of Victoria RMC is NOT part of OUAC’s processing service. A separate form along with additional application materials must be obtained from a Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre.
Useful Websites for College Information (Career College Information)
Useful Websites for University Information
$$$$$$$$$$ Check the Scholarship Binder & Bulletin Board – listen to the morning announcements! (end of May)