December Updates

Welcome to WhyRyerson! Whether we have met at a recent on-campus event, at a school visit or online, we’re so happy to be in touch! The winter break and holidays are just around the corner, and before welcoming in the new year we have a few important updates we’d like to share with you.

Before getting started, please note that Ryerson University is CLOSED Saturday, December 24 – Sunday January 8. If you have any questions head over to Ask Ryerson for immediate answers 24/7.

Happy holidays!
Ryerson Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment


What programs does Ryerson offer?

Have you been thinking about applying to Ryerson University, or have questions about what programs we offer? Head over to our website to learn more!
OurProgramsKeep in mind that we have two different types of programs: Grades-Only and Grades-Plus. Grades-Plus programs have additional Non-Academic Requirements that you are responsible for submitting.

DashedLineHow do I apply?

It’s easy! There’s just 3 simple steps:

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Online Application Form : Visit Application Forms for details on which form to use.

Supplementary Forms: All applicants who are not currently attending an Ontario secondary school in a daytime program of study are required to submit a Supplementary Form – visit Application Forms for details. Applications for admission will not be reviewed until the completed Supplementary Form is received by Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment.

Alternate Program Choices: Applicants wishing to be considered for more than one program at Ryerson must include all program choices on the applicable OUAC Application Form. By doing this, students are automatically considered equally for each individual program.

Note: For applicants who have applied to Ryerson in a previous academic year: If the name on the application has changed in any way, proof of this name change (i.e. marriage certificate, notarized statement or other legal document) must be provided.

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Once you have received an email acknowledgement of your application from Ryerson, you should begin the process of submitting your transcripts and supporting documents, as applicable.

What documents do I need to submit?

– Academic Transcripts
– Supplementary Form
– Supporting Documents
– Non-Academic Requirements
– Proof of English Language Proficiency

Please visit the Document Submission page to determine what documents you are required to submit and how to submit them.

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Visit After I Have Applied to review your next steps and responsibilities.

Please be sure to add and to your email contact list and check your spam folder to ensure you do not miss critical communications from us.

Login to your Choose>Ryerson applicant portal to view letters/documents issued to you by Undergraduate Admissions and to track your application.

As an applicant you have access to “My Application Status and Documents” until September 9, 2016, after which time your Choose>Ryerson applicant portal account will be deactivated. You are advised to print and/or save copies of any letters you wish to keep for your own records prior to September 8, 2016.

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DashedLineI want to know more! 

We’ve got you covered:

You can find information about our General Entrance Scholarship Program, as well as scholarship opportunities for international students on the Scholarships webpage.

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 Creditswebpage for eligibility and application information.

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.

Have more questions for us? Be sure to check out the Winter Break FAQ blog post, or visit Ask Ryerson to get your questions answered before, during, or after the winter break closure.


DashedLineBring on 2017!

We’re just as ready for the new year as you are. Before then take note that we still have online events you can participate in, as well as information to share with you about tours:

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.

Virtual Tour


Campus Tours
In addition to our virtual tour, please note that campus tours will resume Monday, January 9, 2017 and will run through Thursday, April 13, 2017. Tours are offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Please register online ahead of time!

Ryerson Visits 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.

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


Check out the top 5 blogs from 2016 below:

1. Six Ryerson Musicians to Add to Your Playlists
2. Ryerson through the lens of a student
3. My Intramural Experience
4. How to Survive A 3-Hour Lecture
5. Places in the City with Student Discounts

If you ever have any questions about Admissions please reach out to us on social media. We can be found on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat @WhyRyerson.


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