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College 303

Researching programs and Applying to an Ontario College


To apply to an Ontario College students will apply through the Ontario College Application Service.  


Go to:


Step 1: Create Your Account:

  • Select Apply and you will be prompted to sign up
  • Complete all of the required fields and select I Agree to the Terms and Conditions

Step 2:  Activate Your Account:

  • Retrieve the account activation email from the email address you provided.
  • Click on the link within the email to activate your account.

Step 3:  Log On and Complete “My Profile”:

  • Enter your username and password to enter your account.
  • Select “Start your College Application”
  • Select “Save and Continue to the Next Step” to move forward and complete each section of your profile.  

Step 4:  Apply to Programs

  • Click on the date you would like to start college (ie. September 2021)
  • Click on “Find a Program” to select and add a program to your application
  • Click “Select” to add the program to your application – make sure to choose the correct start date for your program
  • You may choose FIVE programs (no more than THREE at any one college)
  • We have already submitted a transcript for you electronically.

Step 5:  Payment

  • you will need to arrange to pay the application processing fee online with a credit or debit card
  • print the Payment Summary for your records

Timelines - Visit Important Dates and Deadlines for specific information from the Ontario Colleges Website.




You must arrange for your new school to inform OCAS about the change of high school.  This will ensure that your academic data is sent to OCAS.


What transcript information do Ontario Colleges use to determine if you will get an offer to a program?


Basically, an Ontario College requires you meet all graduation requirements and individual program requirements.  Ontario Colleges do not require 6 U/M grade 12 courses.  Included in your 30 high school credits, Ontario Colleges will require a minimum of a grade 12 college English and some programs may require specific grade 11 or 12 courses.  If you have a question about program requirements, please visit the college website.​
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