January Updates From Admissions

Hello from Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment!

It’s a busy time of year for us, and your applications have been coming our way every day! Already applied to Ryerson? There’s some important steps to follow. Interested in applying to Ryerson? We have the information you need!

Happy Reading!



New applicant?

Applying to Ryerson is easy! It takes just three simple steps. You can learn more about how to apply on our Applying to Ryerson webpage.

Already applied? 

Here are some important items to be on top off:

1. Track your status using your Choose>Ryerson Applicant Portal.

2. Submit your supporting documents.

3. Know when the application dates are. Which reminds us…


February 1 for Grades-Plus programs (all Non-Academic Requirements are due this date OR on the due dates stated in the instructions posted or our website)
March 1 for Grades-Only programs

Complete applications and amendments received by the guaranteed consideration dates noted above will receive equal consideration. However, we still strongly encourage you to apply after these dates – the earlier the better!


January’s Popular Questions

What is a Ryerson Online Identity? Do I need one?
Your Ryerson Online Identity is separate from your Choose>Ryerson Applicant Portal login. Students who wish to use our Document Upload Page will need to activate an online identity to gain access to the tool. Please allow 24 for the activation to process.

Am I required to submit proof of 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. Your deadline will be 20 days from the date at the top of your “Request for English Proficiency” letter.

Does Ryerson offer Entrance Scholarships?
You bet! Visit on Scholarships page for information about award for both domestic and international students.

When will I receive my decision? Why haven’t I heard yet?
It’s still very early, so there’s plenty of time to hear from us! You can find out information about approximate release dates you on our website. Our Manager of Assessment and Evaluation has this advice to share:



What comes next? RU Live!

Do you have questions about your application? Join us for a live, interactive online info session!
Learn more about tracking your application, submitting your documents and what to do after receiving your decision. You can also submit your questions to be answered live by staff from Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment.

RU Live: After Applying
Friday, February 12, 2016
12 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Register online now! We can’t wait to connect with you.

Campus Tours, School Visits and More! 

You can visit our campus Monday-Friday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Be sure the register online ahead of time! If you can’t make it to campus visit us from the comfort of your own home by using our virtual tour!

We’re also coming to you both in-person and online! Check out the possibilities on our Visits and Tours page.


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