Supplementary Documentation

After you have applied, you must submit required documents so we can review your application and make an admission decision.

Mandatory Supplementary Documentation

The following programs have mandatory supplementary documentation:

Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management

The Turfgrass Background Information Form is required for all applicants to the Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management program.

Recommended Deadline: February 17, 2022

*Applications and documents received after this date will be considered as space allows. 

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

The BLA Background Information Form (BIF) is required for all applicants to the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Program. The BIF will be considered in conjunction with your admission average to determine admissibility.

Deadline: March 1, 2022

General Studies

Applicants to General Studies must submit a General Studies Student Profile Form by June 1, 2022 to provide their intended study objectives, including courses and program.

Optional Supplementary Documentation

Student Profile Form (SPF)

The Student Profile Form (SPF) is your opportunity to tell Admission Services about activities in which you have been involved that have helped you develop leadership and citizenship qualities.  Factors beyond your control that have negatively affected your academic performance, such as illness or extenuating circumstances, will also be considered. 

If your admission average in May does not meet the cut-off for the program(s) to which you applied, your SPF may be considered if your average falls within a discretionary range of the final cutoff (up to 5%). Submission is optional but strongly encouraged.

Available: November, 2021 

Deadline: May 1, 2022 (Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents)

                        March 1, 2022 (High school students outside of Canada, not following Ontario curriculum).

See the Student Profile Form page for frequently asked questions.

Supplemental Information Form for Students with Disabilities (SIF-D)

The University of Guelph strives to provide equal opportunity for academically qualified students with disabilities. If you believe that your admission average does not reflect your true academic ability as a result of a disability, you are encouraged to complete the Supplemental Information Form for Students with Disabilities. This form is considered along with your admission average in determining admission. You are encouraged to contact Student Accessibility Services as early as possible to discuss your needs and academic background.

Available: November, 2021

Deadline: May 1, 2022

Education Declaration

Once your application has been received in Admission Services, you may be asked to complete the Education Declaration Form. You will know if you are required to complete this form by reviewing either communication received by Admission Services, specifying what supporting documentation you are required to submit, or checking required documents in Web Advisor.  If you see “Education Declaration Form” listed as a required document in your Web Advisor account, we must receive this form before further reviewing your application.  Please complete the PDF form and submit it through your WebAdvisor account.