College Pathway Planning

Ontario College Information Fair

Ontario College Information Fair  October 23 & 24, 2019


What does tomorrow look like?

General Program Requirements

 Completion of OSSD (high school diploma)
 Completion of Grade 12 English (ENG4C)
Note: Students must check with individual colleges
for specific program requirements (courses, grades).

College Timeline

Early October 2019 Access to online college application becomes available for programs starting the following fall.
October 15, 2019 Colleges begin receiving applications.
February 1, 2020 Applications received and paid for on or before this date will be given equal consideration by the colleges.  You are encouraged to apply before this date. 
February 1, 2020 Colleges may begin sending offers of admission. Offers will continue to be issued until programs are full.
May 1, 2020 Deadline to confirm offers (colleges may extend offers after this date).
Mid-June 2020 Earliest date that colleges may require payment of tuition fees.

The Hub for applying to Ontario’s Public Colleges:


Learn about Ontario’s colleges, search college programs and more, or apply to college today. Your future starts at

Online Application Tutorial

For a step-by-step tour of the secure online application, download the user guide. Mobile App

Student with an IEP

Learn more here:  Post Secondary Accessibility 

Transition Resource Guide for Students with Disabilities

Transition Resource Guide  Learn More….

Local Colleges

Conestoga College (Kitchener)

Sample Programs:  Business & Hospitality, Engineering & Information Technology, Health & Life Sciences, Media & Design, Trades & Apprenticeships

Find Your Career……

Career Coach

How to Apply for OSAP

Apply for OSAP directly after applying to college.





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