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OCAS Information & Updates

Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) Information

What is OCAS?

The Ontario College Application Services, or OCAS, offers a college-branded online application process aimed at helping students choose post-secondary institutions, programs, and services. Candidates can look into colleges, look into housing choices, get transcripts, and apply to the universities of their choosing utilizing OCAS.

How to apply for colleges through OCAS?

The OCAS application procedure is expedited for students from Canada and other countries. On the OCAS website, applicants can register for an account and choose their desired schools in addition to viewing the application processing costs.

How will my marks be uploaded to OCAS?

CanSTEM Education Private School will directly upload your marks to OCAS.

How to apply for College?

If you are a Canadian student looking to apply to college, you must use the Ontario College Application Service (OCAS). Get your OCAS application number and sign up on their website. First, check the programs and universities available to you. The OCAS site offers helpful tutorials and videos to guide you through applying after selecting your desired programs.

If you meet the admissions requirements and English proficiency requirements of the college, you can apply to any program that accepts applications from overseas students. By browsing college websites, you can find out which programs have spaces available for overseas applicants. But as an overseas student, you will also have to think about other things like English language proficiency and immigration regulations. Visit the OCAS website’s International Applications section for more details on these topics.

How to access an OCAS account?

You can access your OCAS account through their login page.

Deadlines for OCAS:

The OCAS application deadline varies depending on the program, university, and application cycle.
  • Early October 2023: Online application opens for programs starting in the next academic year.
  • November 1, 2023: Earliest date for colleges to send offers of admission.
  • February 1, 2024: Equal Consideration Date for admission to fall programs. Highly Competitive Programs must receive applications by this date.
  • May 1, 2024: Deadline to confirm offers of admission.
  • June 2024: Tuition deposit due at colleges to secure enrollment.

What about prerequisite courses?

Exploring required courses for your desired programs is crucial before applying to colleges or universities, as some programs may be highly competitive or have specific GPA requirements. CanSTEM Education Private School offers upgrading courses to improve grades or meet admission criteria. These fast-paced courses aim to efficiently boost grades. They’re ideal for older students seeking to enhance knowledge or improve marks, or for those needing to upgrade a course grade. Better grades also enhance chances of receiving admission scholarships, which can significantly reduce first-year tuition costs. Review admissions requirements for targeted scholarships to see if you qualify.

More about OCAS

Regarding OCAS, it’s crucial to remember that it’s a thorough application center where students may go over financial criteria, investigate their possibilities, and then apply to the universities of their choice. Applicants can examine acceptance offers, maintain tabs on forthcoming college activities, speak with guidance counsellors, and much more via the OCAS website.

If you have any question how to apply through OCAS? CanSTEM Education Guidance Counsellors are available to assist you!