Saint Francis Catholic Secondary School

University/College Application Info

CHANGES TO OSAP: NEW this year – Applications to OSAP are done AT THE SAME time as applications to College or University.  Students will receive their offers of admission with a Net Tuition amount that may differ depending on scholarships offered, living costs etc.  You MUST have a Social Insurance Number (SIN) in order to apply for OSAP. Both university and college applications will link to OSAP and pre-fill a great deal of information for you. To visit the OSAP site, click here.


All applications will be completed by computer on-line from home or school by the student through the Ontario University Application Centre at this site:

Important dates to remember for university:

  • November: Distribution of access codes for application
  • January 17: Deadline to submit On-line OUAC application for first consideration
  • May 29: Date by which universities must respond
  • June 1:  Acceptance response required, possibly with a financial commitment

Fees: recommended method is Visa/Mastercard online

$150.00 for 3 choices

$50.00 for each additional selection (no limit)

New for 2017: Starting with the 2017 cycle, applicants will pay for all program choices. If an applicant drops a choice and replaces it with a new choice, the new choice will incur an additional selection charge. The only exception is if an applicant deactivates (“drops”) a choice and adds a new choice or reactivates the original choice at the same university.

Remember to check prerequisites at: and read information on the admissions tab for programs to see policies on alternate offers, repeated marks etc.

Here is a series of University Application Videos to walk you through the university application process.


All applications will be completed by computer on-line from home or school by the student through the Ontario College Application Centre at this site:

You must register and create your own password. Be sure to write down your username and password and your OCAS application number!

Students will require their OEN number. (former St. Francis computer log-in #)

Important dates to remember for college:

  • October: Application site is open for 2017 applications
  • February 1: Applications and payment due to OCAS for equal consideration
  • February 1: earliest release of offer admission
  • May 1: last day to confirm acceptance to an offer
  • June 15: earliest date a college may require payment of fees

Fees: recommended method of payment is Visa/Mastercard online

$95.00 for 5 programs (max. 3 at 1 college)

Here is a TUTORIAL and a VIDEO to walk you through the college application process.

*** Students are always encouraged to book an individual appointment in Student Services.


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