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Mature Applicant: How to Apply

To be considered for admission, you must:

  • Have completed an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent), and
  • Be out of high school for more than two years, and
  • Be unable to present six completed 4U/M courses (or equivalent), and
  • Not have completed any postsecondary studies

Applications to the University for fall 2020 are due January 15, 2020.

Before applying

  • Check that you meet the admission requirements:
    Your admission average will be calculated using a minimum of three 4U/M courses (or equivalent), including program-specific requirements noted in the Admission Requirements chart below.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
Program OUAC Code Subject Requirements Estimated Cut-off Range

Business

GDB

  • ENG4U
  • Any 4U math
  • One additional 4U/M courses

75–80%

Early Childhood Studies

 GHE

  • ENG4U
  • Two additional 4U/M courses

75–80%

Family and Community Social Services

 GHF

  • ENG4U
  • Two additional 4U/M courses

75–80%

Justice Studies

 GMP

  • ENG4U
  • Two additional 4U/M courses

75–80%

Kinesiology

GHK

  • ENG4U
  • Any 4U math
  • Any two from SBI4U, SCH4U, SPH4U or PSK4U

75–80%

Media Studies

GMT

  • ENG4U
  • Two additional 4U/M courses

75–80%

Psychology

GMA

  • ENG4U
  • Two additional 4U/M courses

75–80%

Estimated cut-off range
Estimated cut-off ranges are based on the admission averages from previous years and are provided solely as a point of reference. Exact cut-offs for the current cycle will be determined by the quantity and quality of applications received and the number of places available in the respective program. Admission to the University of Guelph-Humber can be competitive. Possession of an admission average within the estimated cut-off range does not guarantee an offer of admission.

Repeated courses, summer school, night school and correspondence
The University will use the highest grade reported for grade 12 courses taken at a Ministry-approved institution school prior to June 2020, regardless of format.

English language requirements
You will be required to provide proof of English proficiency if English is not your first language and you have studied less than four years in an English language school (minimum high school level). Test results must be less than two years prior to your application.

Applying

  • Apply online
    You must apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre website. The OUAC website provides you with videos showing you how to apply, FAQs and other resources. You will use the 105 application.

    Getting started 
    You will create a user profile on the OUAC website to start the application process.

    Choose your program
    University of Guelph-Humber programs are listed under the University of Guelph section of the OUAC application.

    Rank your preference
    If you apply to more than one program at the University of Guelph-Humber, you will be considered for all programs to which you apply. You are encouraged to list your program choices in order of preference. If you wish to change the order of your UofGH application choices, you must do so through the OUAC before April 15, 2020.

  • Submit required documents
  • Official high school transcripts (required)
    • You must arrange to have your high school transcript and any other required documents sent to Admission Services by April 15, 2020.
    • Certain high schools in Ontario allow you to request your official high school transcript electronically from the transcript request section in the 105 online application.
    • If your high school is not included in this service, you need to contact your high school to arrange for your official transcript to be sent directly to us in a sealed envelope from the originating institution. Please ask the school to include your OUAC Reference Number on your transcript.
  • Education Declaration (if required)
  • English proficiency results (if applicable)

Documents should be delivered to:
Admission Services
University of Guelph-Humber
207 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, ON M9W 5L7

Please note: Documents submitted in support of an application become the property of the University and will not be returned. Documents are protected under provincial privacy legislation.

After Applying

  • Check your email!
    We’ll send you an acknowledgement email so you know your application has been received.

    You will get an email with a user ID and password to WebAdvisor and Gryph Mail.

    Use WebAdvisor, our online student administration system, to check your list of required documents and monitor what has been received.

    Set up your Gryph Mail to receive official emails from the University regarding your application and documents.

  • Send in transcripts
    You must arrange to have your high school transcript and any other required documents sent to Admission Services by April 15, 2020. Certain high schools in Ontario allow you to request your official high school transcript electronically from the Transcript Request section in the 105 online application. If your high school is not included in this service, you need to contact your high school to arrange for your official transcript to be sent directly to us. Please ask the school to include your OUAC Reference Number on your transcript.

    Sealed transcripts from the originating institution should be delivered to:
    Admission Services, University of Guelph-Humber
    207 Humber College Blvd
    Toronto, ON M9W 5L7

  • Send in Student Profile (optional)
    Student Profiles and/or the Supplementary Information Form for Students with Disabilities can be submitted to support your application by May 1, 2020. Learn more.
  • Other documents
    You are encouraged to write a letter explaining your activities since your last academic semester to be considered by the Admission Committee with your application.
  • Accept your offer!
    All students will be notified of an admission decision by May 27, 2020. If you receive an offer of admission, the offer will appear on your OUAC account and you will receive an email and offer package in the mail from the University. To accept your offer, do so online by the deadline in your letter.
  • Make a financial plan for your education
    Check out our scholarships and resources that can assist you with managing the financial side of university.
  • Apply for residence by June 1, 2020
    If you have received an offer of admission, you are eligible to apply for residence. Residence operates on a first come, first served basis; therefore, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible (after you receive an offer). See your Offer Package for more details.