Applicants from Ontario must present the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six 4U and/or 4M courses
  • The Specific Subject Requirements for the degree program of interest.
  • ENG4U (required for all degree programs).

The non-academic component of  4U or 4M Co-op courses is not accepted as a contribution to admission requirements.

The official application deadline is March 1. Or, you can apply by January 13 if you wish to be considered for early admission. 

The deadline for all supporting documents, including official transcripts, for all students not currently enrolled in secondary school is April 15, unless otherwise stated. The deadline for all official grades to be submitted by your school to the OUAC is April 22.

Please refer to our list of important dates for reference. 


The University of Guelph will treat courses previously completed through Summer School, Night School, or Correspondence in the same manner as those completed through day school. They will be counted equally in determining your admission average.

The University of Guelph will be using the highest grade reported for any repeated courses.