How to Apply

U of G's Nine Application Steps

You can follow the following steps to properly apply to the University of Guelph. If you have any questions about the process please contact our team at intapps@uoguelph.ca!

The international application deadline is February 15, 2022. Applications are accepted past this date and will be processed on a rolling basis, but program space cannot be guaranteed.


  1. Explore our Programs of Study and check the program-specific admission information and required courses.

  2. Check English Proficiency and Country Specific Requirements.

  3. Check to see if your program is offered at the University of Guelph (main campus), or if it is an Associate Diploma offered at the Ridgetown campus.

  4. Fill in and submit the appropriate Application Form along with your fee.

  5. When you apply, you will receive a U of G account, login information and instructions on how to upload you documents to your Admission Portal. Submit the appropriate high school transcripts and other required documentation. Some programs have supplemental forms.

  6. Submit English Proficiency test scores to intdocs@uoguelph.ca. IELTS scores may be scanned and verified on-site. All other test scores must be sent officially.

  7. You are encouraged to submit the Student Profile Form.

  8. Check your Admission Portal for required and outstanding documents.

  9. All international students attending the University of Guelph must have a valid Study Permit. Contact Canadian Immigration regarding visa procedures at cic.gc.ca. Our DLI# is O19305391192. For additional support, contact our International Student Advisors at: