December Applicant Updates


Thank you for your application to Ryerson University, and welcome to WhyRyerson! The holidays are almost here, but this may still be a busy time of year for you. This month we’re featuring how to upload your documents (if required), as well as some important updates to help you stay on top of things.

Before getting started, please note that Ryerson University is CLOSED Thursday, December 24 – Wednesday, January 6. If you have any questions head over to Ask Ryerson for immediate answers 24/7.

Happy holidays!
Ryerson Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment



Track your Application Status
After applying to Ryerson you likely received an acknowledgment email with access information for your Choose>Ryerson portal. If not, be sure to check your junk or spam folder, and add us as a contact for future communications! All communications from Ryerson will be posted in your Choose>Ryerson portal.  You will have access to Choose>Ryerson at all times, so check back often for updates. See Step 3 on the Applying to Ryersonpage for more information.

You can find information about our General Entrance Scholarship Program on our Scholarships webpage. You are automatically considered for these scholarships!

Other Entrance scholarships may require an application and reference forms, so be sure to do your research online!

Transfer Credits
Transfer students are eligible to apply for transfer credits after you receive an Offer of Admission. Preparing ahead of time can help ensure your application process goes smoothly and that you receive your results earlier. Visit the Prospective Students Transfer Credits webpage for eligibility and application information.

English Proficiency 
If you receive (or have received) a “Request for English Proficiency” letter in your Choose>Ryerson Portal, ensure that you visit English Language Requirements and follow the instructions to let us know which test you will be submitting to meet your English proficiency requirement. The deadline to let us know your plans will be 20 days from the date at the top of your “Request for English Proficiency” letter.

How-To Videos
Need a little extra help throughout the application process? Our how-to videos are just what you need! Be sure to check them out.

As a Ryerson applicant you may be required to upload documents to us online. To find out more about this process visit the link below:
We also have a how-to video to help you as well!


Campus Tours
In addition to our virtual tour, please note that campus tours will resume Monday, January 11th, and will run through to Friday, April 8th. Tours are offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Please register online ahead of time!

RU Live
RU Live is your chance to join us for a live, online event! We have a number of different sessions you can attend, so see when our next RU Live is on our website.

We’re Coming To You!
A Ryerson representative may be visiting your high school or attending an education fair near you! Each year, our recruitment team travels all over the world to meet with prospective students and families. Check out our Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment travel schedule online.

We share the latest news from across campus right here on WhyRyerson. Our fantastic bloggers also share their experiences, and give you the inside scoop on what it’s like to be a student at Ryerson.


WhyRyerson bloggers Shay, Chad, Tessa, Mady and Raven

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