Supplementary Documentation

After you have applied, you must complete and submit supplementary documentation for specific programs. See below for required and optional supplementary documentation forms.

Mandatory Supplementary Forms

Applicants applying to the following programs must complete additional background information:

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

Deadline: February 17, 2023

Applications and documents received after this date will be consideredas space allows.

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, 2023 

Applicants to General Studies must submit an Academic Transition Program Student Profile Form by May 1, 2023 to provide their intended study objectives, including courses and program.

Optional Supplementary Documentation Forms

The Student Profile Form (SPF) is your opportunity to tell the Admission Committee about activities that you have been involved in, and 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 have 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.

Deadline: March 1, 2023 (Canadian Citizens of Permanent Residents)

March 1, 2023 (High school students outside of Canada, not following Ontario curriculum)

See the Student Profile Form page for frequently asked questions.

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, 2022

Deadline: May 1, 2023


Upon receipt of your application for admission to U of G, you may have been 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 WebAdvisor.  If you see “Education Declaration Form” listed as a required document in your WebAdvisor account, we must receive this form before further reviewing your application.  Please complete the PDF form and submit it through your WebAdvisor account.