To those of you who are new to our mailing list and WhyRyerson, welcome! The holidays are almost here, but this may still be a busy time of year for you. This month we’re sharing how to apply to Ryerson (just 3 easy steps), 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.
Ryerson Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment
Find out what programs Ryerson offers on our website, and explore the department sites and calendars – two handy resources!
Please keep in mind that Grades-Plus programs have Non-Academic Requirements, such as portfolios or auditions. You can learn more about these requirements the program’s page.
Faculty of Arts Update
Exciting news! Three NEW double majors will be offer in the Faculty of Art starting fall 2016:
– English and History
– English and Philosophy
– History and Philosophy
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.
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.
Visit After I Have Applied to review your next steps and responsibilities.
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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.
More from Admissions
You can find information about our General Entrance Scholarship Program, as well as scholarship opportunities for international students on the Scholarships webpage.
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.
Need a little extra help throughout the application process? Our how-to videos are just what you need! Be sure to check them out.
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 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.