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Grade 12 Timeline for the application process

Grade 12 Timeline for the application process

OTHS Grads of 2018    

Applications for admission to Ontario Colleges and Universities are done electronically, on-line.

Important Timelines to Remember

October:

Grad Assembly in Library (October 2nd)! Potential graduates fill in the Graduate Survey Slip indicating what your post-secondary choice(s).

Students may also indicate a request for a meeting with their counsellor to discuss these options.

Guidance will build an electronic file of Grade 11 marks and Grade 12 subjects which are sent to OCAS and OUAC in Guelph.

As you meet with Guidance staff, your Credit Counselling Summary will be examined in order to ensure you have the courses required to apply to your prospective programs.

University / College visits continue.

Check out dates on bulletin board and school website.

Open House days on the horizon!

Follow @othsguidance on Twitter for all potential grad info.

November:

Graduates headed for College open an application at www.ontariocolleges.ca. (NO PASSWORD REQUIRED)

Graduates headed for University will be called to Guidance to pick up their pin and password to allow them to apply at www.ouac.on.ca/101/. Pins and passwords for OUAC generally arrive at the beginning to mid November.

Ongoing potential grad appointments with counsellors.

Students applying to schools out of province should check that school’s website for individual application deadlines. They are different from province to province! US schools are different yet again. See CooperJ

December:

Complete and submit College and University applications. See final deadlines listed in January and February below.

University / College applications due by December 22nd @ OTHS!!! WRITE THIS DOWN/ Enter in your phone…J

January:

Early offers of admission may be received by students based on Grade 11 marks in some cases.

Final University application deadline is January 17th, 2018.

February:

Final College application deadline is February 1st, 2018.

It is also called the Equal Consideration Date!

Guidance will be sending Semester 1 final marks to OCAS and OUAC.

This is also the earliest date that colleges may release offers to students.

March:

On-going Guidance appointments / University and College application changes can still occur space permitting. Always check with the school registrar.

March Break Open House programs at all ONTARIO UNIVERSITIES! Check Twitter / websites.

April:

Universities and Colleges continue to send offers of admission.

Interim marks for Semester 2 will be sent to OUAC and OCAS.

May:

Universities and Colleges have sent most offers of admission by this point (some exceptions).

OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program) opens on-line for student loan / bursary applications. (www.osap.gov.on.ca) Google OSAP CALCULATOR!!!

June:

Students must ensure they have confirmed acceptance to the offer of admission of choice.

(Note: Some schools have specific dates for early offers. See the info package / school portal website.)

Students who need to attend Summer School will register after examinations in the Guidance Department.

July&August:

Guidance sends final marks to OCAS and OUAC. Guidance sends Summer School results to OCAS and OUAC at the end of the summer term.

Useful Resources

College:          Ontario College Reference Guide (available in Guidance)

                       Quick Reference guide: Student Copy

                       www.ontariocolleges.ca

University:      eINFO 2018 (www.electronicinfo.ca)

Important Websites

Career Information and Exploration:

           -www.careercruising.com – LOGIN: oths, PASSWORD: panthers

           -www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/career                     -www.salaryexpert.com

           -careermatters.tvo.org                                                -www.on.workinfonet.ca

           -www.jobfutures.ca                                        -www.ocas.ca

Apprenticeship Careers:

           -www.edu.gov.on.ca/skills.html                    -www.promotingskilledtrades.com

           -www.tradeability.ca                                      -www.apprenticetrades.ca

           -www.careersintrades.ca

                      

Scholarships:

-www.studentawards.com    -oncampus.macleans.ca/education/scholarship-finder/

-www.ontarioschoilarships.ca

OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program):

           -www.osap.gov.on.ca                                     OSAP Calculator

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