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Dates and Deadlines

Start your journey

This timeline shows the steps you can take to apply to and start your journey at Carleton. You can also take note of important dates and deadlines, as well as upcoming on-campus events.

This timeline is based on the 2020-2021 academic year.

2020

September

The Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) application opens.

The direct application for international students opens (via Carleton 360).

October

Join us for Fall Open House.

October 15, 2020 is the deadline for international students to apply for the January 2021 term (students whose transcripts originate outside of Canada or the US)

November

The early admission period begins.

November 15, 2020 is the deadline for students to apply for the January 2021 term (students whose transcripts originate from within Canada or the US)

Program-specific specialty tours offered.

2021

January

The admission period begins.

January 15, 2021 is the deadline for Ontario secondary school students to submit applications to the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC).

Some programs have early application deadlines and some programs have additional admission requirements.

February

February 1, 2021 is the application deadline for students applying to:

  • Bachelor of Social Work*

*Students should also take note of additional admission requirements and their submission deadlines.

Program-specific specialty tours offered.

March

March 1, 2021 is the deadline to apply for a Prestige Scholarship.

March 1, 2021 is the application deadline for students applying to:

  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies*
  • Bachelor of Humanities*
  • Bachelor of Industrial Design*
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Interactive Multimedia and Design)*
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Journalism and Humanities
  • Bachelor of Music*

*Students should also take note of additional admission requirements and their submission deadlines.

Join us for March Break Open House.

April

April 1, 2021 is the main deadline to apply for international students (whose transcripts originate outside Canada or the US)
*Some programs have early application deadlines and additional admission requirements.

Program-specific specialty tours offered.

May

Join us for Spring Open House.

June

June 1, 2021 is the general application deadline for fall admission (for students whose transcripts originate from within Canada or the US). Some programs have early application deadlines and some programs have additional admission requirements.

June 1, 2021 is the deadline for Ontario secondary students to respond to an offer of admission made prior to May 14, 2021. Responses to offers of admission to limited enrolment programs received after this date could result in the offer being rescinded. Note that you may respond to an offer of admission as soon as you receive it. If you are admitted to first-year studies on or before May 14, 2021, you will be offered a place in residence.

June 8, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. (ET) is the deadline to confirm your offer of residence and pay the residence deposit on Carleton Central.

June 30, 2021 is the deadline to apply for an Entrance Bursary.

 

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