Make sure you have all the forms needed to submit a complete application. We do not offer a pre evaluation service. A candidate must apply and submit all required documents in order for his/her file to be analyzed.
We acknowledge receipt of all admission applications. It is the applicants responsibility to ensure that this acknowledgment is received within the 2 weeks following the application. If the acknowledgment is not received, the applicant must inform the University of Ottawa by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Official Transcripts for any and all post-secondary studies, must be sent by institution.
- Records from foreign institutions must be original documents and official certified translations in English or French must be provided.*
- High-school transcripts:
- Required if you have less than three years of post-secondary studies;
- Required if prerequisites for the program requested were completed in high school.
* Unless otherwise indicated, applicants who are currently studying or have previously studied at the University of Ottawa do not need to request a transcript from the University.
- Course number and title of any and all courses in which you are presently registered.
- Course descriptions of any post-secondary studies that can be considered to obtain advanced standing.
- Descriptions must be copies of an official academic calendar or carry an official seal from the relevant institution and be accompanied by official certified translations in English or French if applicable.
- The University can request other documents if required, for example, a curriculum vitae or a letter of intent, depending on the category of your application.
Find out in which category you should apply:
Check which programs will be offered on a sessional basis
Confirm that you have completed all required steps within the required timeframe
- Admission requirements
- Application deadlines for different programs
- Language requirements and second-language tests
- Admission tests
You will find information about:
- Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
- Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT I & II)
- Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
- Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
- Select the form that matches your needs or apply online
All applications will be acknowledged
- A reference number and personal identification number (PIN) will be assigned to each applicant. These numbers can be used to check the status of an application on-line at www.infoweb.uottawa.ca
- Only applications with all required documents will be evaluated.
- Incomplete applications will not be processed and may be cancelled.
- Fulfillment of the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission.
- Applications for admission and offers of admission are valid only for the program, year and session indicated and cannot be deferred.
- Canadian citizens, permanent residents, exempt international students:
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Our policy on confidentiality
- Learn about the University's policy on confidentiality concerning a candidate's status.
Unless otherwise indicated, documents must be sent to the Office of the Registrar, Admissions Office. All documents become the property of the University. To protect confidentiality, documents will be destroyed if the applicant fails to register.
It is the applicant's responsibility
to ensure that the University receives all required documentation no later than the published deadline.
Requesting an official transcript from an institution or sending documents by mail does not guarantee receipt prior to deadline.