Common Questions: Application Process

Are students required to include their current Ontario high school in the Academic Background section?

Yes, students must provide information about all institutions where they have registered in 1 or more high school or postsecondary courses. Institutions may include, but are not limited to: Regular day schools Private schools Night schools Summer schools Online schools

I have a student who graduated from an out-of-province high school and will be taking fewer than six 4U/M courses. Which application should they complete?

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Applicants who have previously attended a high school in another province or country who will not satisfy the requirements for the 101 application (regardless of the completion of high school in the other educational jurisdiction) must use the 105 application. The out-of-province transcripts and any grades obtained at your high school should be forwarded directly…

I have a student who will be attending high school in second semester. Should they apply using the 101 application or the 105 application?

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Applicants should use the 101 application if they meet all the following requirements: They are taking courses during the day at an Ontario high school (this includes students returning for second semester and graduated students returning to upgrade 1 or more courses). They have not, at some point, been out of high school for more…

I have students who graduated with their OSSD last year but are returning to high school to upgrade some of their courses. Do they apply using the 101 application? If so, will they receive new application access codes (e.g., PINs)?

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Yes, they may complete the 101 application as long as they: are attending your high school during the day (this includes students returning for second semester and graduated students returning to upgrade 1 or more courses); have not, at some point, been out of high school for more than 7 consecutive months; have not attended…

My student can’t log in with their PIN. What can I do?

Be sure your student is typing in the correct PIN. Double-check the characters and try again. Other tips: Use a desktop computer rather than a laptop or mobile device. Use the Shift key rather than the Caps Lock key to insert capital letters. If the student is still having problems, double-check against your guidance counsellor…

What documents should students upload in the Document Upload section of the 101 application?

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You may upload proof of status in Canada, proof of extenuating circumstances, English language test scores, etc., to support your application. These documents are not mandatory. Note that not all universities accept the same types of documents. For some universities, you can upload the document in your application or directly to the university. Important: Do…

What process should we follow when students transfer to our school from another school, but they already applied to university from the other school?

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If the student is now attending another school within your board, you can change the MIDENT for the student on the Diploma Details tab through the Academic Information option in COLS. Otherwise, the OUAC can change the school MIDENT (BSID) number on an applicant’s file. The new school must complete the Student Transfer Between Schools…