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***Applying to collegeTo be eligible to apply to college, you must have the required courses for the specific program you are interested in.

College Applications
Students will apply to colleges through the Ontario College Application Service (OCAS): www.ontariocolleges.ca.  Please see below for important information and dates.  FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions 

2020-21 College Open Houses:  
  • Ontario College Virtual Fair - November 4, 4pm-8pm and November 5, 9am-1pm meet with representatives from all Ontario colleges to learn about programs and admission requirements.  Please visit Ontario College Fair for more info.  Registration is not active yet but is coming soon.

Colleges with Virtual Tours - see following link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bnhBvYEG9cndci1-5Wy9qEPZ1SbLSo9S/view 

Click on link for info on ApprenticeshipsOntario Apprenticeship Programs

Interested in attending a US college?  Please visit: uscollegeexpo.com  

Interested in taking a Gap Year? Please visit www.Discoveryear.ca for more information.

Interested in Going Abroad? Please visit: www.studyandgoabroad.com for more info.

Local College: Algonquin College

Algonquin College : From the main menu, click on Programs for an alphabetical list of full time programs.

Customize your own viewbook from Algonquinhttps://customviewbook.algonquincollege.com/wizard/?src=31

One-on-One Meetings: Students can ask questions to their AC representative as well as seek assistance with their OCAS application. www.AlgonquinCollege.com/BookTheBowTie   

Other Colleges:

Other Ontario Colleges This link will lead you to the other colleges in Ontario.

Collège Boréal - www.collegeboreal.ca  Looking to study in French? Check out their website and the opportunity for a bursary.

Collaborative University and College Programs: https://www.ouac.on.ca/guide/collaborative-university-college-programs/

The African Caribbean Mentorship Program is hosting an event for anyone interested or worrying about their application in post-secondary institutions, particularly in Ontario. 

The goals we are aiming to achieve during this workshop;

  • Prepare high school student for what is expected of them in their university or college application 

  • Provide support to first generation students whose parents did not attendant a Canadian post secondary institution.  

  • Utilize the power of mentorship and peer support by offering first hand guidance  by a current undergraduate student.

REGISTER: https://weareacmp.com/events/how-to-apply/

Considering a US college/university?

Visit: uscollegeexpo.com.  Connect with Reps, 

Virtual U.S. College Expo
Saturday, May 1st, 2021
12:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Admission is FREE - RSVP is required at https://uscollegeexpo.com/2021

Visit: Prepskills.com - Virtual Event, January 19th, 6:30 -7:30 p.m.
LIVE WEBINAR about the U.S. College Admissions Process & the SAT/ACT Exams January 19th, 2021 6:30 - 7:30 pm  Pre-registration required. More information

Study and Go Abroad, Virtual Education Fair on Feb. 11th, 3pm - 9pm see website for more info & to register: www.studyandgoabroad.com

Interested in applying to an international post-secondary institution, visit https://www.worldwidecollegetours.com

Gap Year? Visit Discover Year website - discoveryear.ca.   OPEN HOUSE - May 4th, 7pm.  Discover Year's Second Round of Admissions Are Now Open. Apply before the second round deadline, June 27th, 2021.   

Important Dates for College Applications:

 October 2020 Online application service opens
 February 1, 2021 Deadline for equal consideration to College programs
 February 1, 2021 Earliest offer date.  Offers will continue to be issued until programs are filled or waitlists are established
 May 1, 2021 Deadline to confirm offers of acceptance
 June 2021 Payment of tuition deposit is due.  Each college sets its own tuition deposit amount and payment deadline

College programs that are over subscribed (more applicants than spots available) will have additional admission criteria.
Visit OCAS for more information on the Highly Competitive Programs - https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/apply/highly-competitive-programs

Mark Buccino,
Oct 21, 2020, 6:59 AM
Mark Buccino,
Oct 21, 2020, 7:00 AM