Step 1: Research Your College Options

  • visit to browse program opportunities at all of Ontario’s colleges.
  • Attend the College Information Program running each fall to speak to college reps from each of Ontario’s colleges (see Ms. Humphries in guidance to sign up).
  • Visit college open houses and take a campus tour if possible.
  • Narrow down your college program selections – talk to your parents/guardians, teachers and Ms. Humphries about your interests and options.

Step 2: Apply

  • Go to and click on APPLY NOW
  • Create an account by selecting a username and password (Note: Password is cAse SensiTive.)
  • Keep track of your username and password in a safe place!
  • When ready, submit your application with payment well before the application deadline (February 1, 2020) and any college program specific deadlines.
  • COST: $95 – You may select up to 5 programs with no more than 3 program choices at any one college.  Be sure to list your choices in order of preference.
  • You can pay for your application three ways:
    • Online with Visa (including Visa Debit), MasterCard, American Express and Interac Online.
    • By phone using a credit card.
    • Mailing a certified cheque / money order.
  • Write down your account number and your application number.
  • Check your email inbox for a message from the Ontario College Application Centre with your account information. (If you did not receive an email, check your junk mail/ spam folder to make sure you receive all of your mail)