Post Secondary

Applying for College through Ontario Colleges

If you are applying to a Private College or a College outside of Ontario, you will need to go directly to their admissions department to find out what they need for you to apply.  If you require a high school transcript please come to Guidance and we can help you.

Important Dates:

October 2017:

Apply to College.  You need your OEN number to apply.  You can find this number at the top of your report card.  To access the online application go to: Once you have applied you will receive an OCAS application number.   We do not have access to this number so keep this number for future reference.

October 5, 2017:

College Information Program(C.I.P) visits Algonquin College.  Information available at:  (week two Eastern Ontario)

October 15, 2017:

First date that application data will be sent to colleges.  Earliest date that colleges may acknowledge applications.

February 1, 2018:

Applications received on or before this date will be given equal consideration by the colleges.

May 1, 2018:

Applicants must confirm their acceptance of an offer of admission by this date. Log into your account to confirm your offer. Each college will determine the due date to confirm offers made after May 1.  Check your offer letter for details.

Mid - June  2018:

Earliest date that colleges require payment of tuition deposit to secure your spot in your program. Each college sets its own tuition deposit amount and payment deadlines.

If you have any questions regarding the application process please come and see us in Guidance we are happy to help you out!

College and Campus Tours WORTH A LOOK

Open houses and campus tours are another excellent way to get a real feel for campus life at any particular college.



November 2017:

You will need your PIN number to apply!  Listen to announcements to come to Guidance to pick up your pin.

October 25, 2017

Ontario’s 21 universities are visiting A.Y. Jackson S.S. (6:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.) View the University Information Program(U.I.P) schedule HERE.  More details in the Fall

January 17, 2018


February 6, 2018

If you have applied by the January 11th deadline then this is the recommended last date to submit all information to OUAC.

May 29, 2018

You can expect an admission response by this date.

June 1, 2018

Earliest date you may be required to respond to an offer of admission.



  • admission requirements
  • prerequisites and compare programs
  • information about upcoming campus tours
  • residences and meal plans
  • available scholarships and awards

If you need any help applying to university or help locating program information please come and see us in Guidance.

OSAP Ontario Student Assistance Plan  Loan information and application.
Free Tuition for eligible students.


Discovery Year

Guided Gap Year -  Information for graduating students and their parents.  Important and innovative gap year program for young adults in Ontario.

Please click this link Discovery Year to read about taking a Gap Year!

Click this link for information Gap Year Bursaries for Canadians


National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces

For student interested in National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces please click on the link below:

National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces



Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR Training

Attention Students! Many post-secondary programs require applications to provide proof of Standard First Aid & CPR training as part of the pre-admission process. The Canadian Red Cross offers this certification on a regular basis to students for this purpose as well as those students who require this certification for employment and / or volunteer opportunities.

Please see the link Red Cross for more details


We are pleased to offer any STUDENT a 15% discount.



Post Secondary Information

ONTransfer The Ontario Post Secondary Transfer Guide (ONTransfer) is your resource for information on credit transfer within the province of Ontario. - examples of college and university partnerships - information on post secondary  – a website to assist students applying to university, particularly highly competitive programs – lots of post secondary and career education information – more career information User ID – Ottawa /Pswd 26370 – a guide to Ontario colleges and application – Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) – scholarship database - ideas of how to fund post secondary education – Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities – apprenticeship info – information and tools to help you plan and finance your education

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