Application Cycle Dates
Fall 2018 Start
October 1, 2017
- 2018/2019 online applications open at OCAS
October 15, 2017
- First date that ontariocolleges.ca will send 2018/19 application data to colleges
- Earliest date colleges may acknowledge applications
February 1, 2018
- ontariocolleges.ca must receive all applications on or before this date in order for the application to be given equal consideration by the colleges. After this date, Conestoga will not process applications to oversubscribed programs such as Practical Nursing, Paramedic, Respiratory Therapy, Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees, Nursing - BScN (McMaster), Registered Practical Nurse to BScN (McMaster), Powerline Technician, and Electrical Engineering Technician-Industrial (Co-op).
- Applications received after February 1, 2018 will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Offers of admission may begin to all programs.
- Many programs continue to accept applications after February 1, 2018. See our open programs to see what programs are still accepting applications.
May 1, 2018
- The deadline for confirmation for applicants who receive offers of acceptance between February and April. Applicants must confirm their offer online at ontariocolleges.ca.
Note: Offers will continue to be made after May 1, 2018 for programs with available space. Please check your offer of acceptance letter for applicable deadline dates.
May 16, 2018
- Wait lists are generated and numbered
June 15, 2018
- Fall 2018 tuition deposit due
August 3, 2018
- Fall 2018 Fees due date – Non OSAP students
September 18, 2018
- Fall 2018 Fees due date – OSAP students
Note: For more information on fees deadlines, please check the Student Fees web page.
August 28 – September 1, 2018
- Orientation for Fall 2018 students
- Note: Orientation for Engineering Degree programs is August 20, 2018