Decisions + Conditions

Decisions for fall applications are announced starting in February and continue through summer. Each program has a different review period that follows its admission deadline, so please consult with your program of interest.

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Fall 2024 applications open starting October 17, 2023. Confirm opening dates with your program of interest's website.

Admission Decisions

After admission decisions are made, applicants receive an email containing a link to their goGRAD portal. To access the decision letter, applicants log in to their goGRAD portal and: 

  1. Click the blue hyperlink next to the Program Name
  2. Click 'Open Application' and 'View Update(s)' 

For admission offers, there is a reply deadline posted in goGRAD. Applicants must accept online in their goGRAD portal using the Admission Offer Reply form and pay the enrollment deposit, following the steps in the form. 

The program reserves the right to reconsider the admission offer if:

  • the applicant cannot start the program in the term stated in the letter
  • the admission offer reply deadline passes

If you are an international student and didn’t receive your work study permit information, contact

Admission/Enrollment Deposit

To officially accept your offer of admission, you will need to accept online and pay the non-refundable deposit. The deposit will hold your place in the program and will be applied to your tuition for your first term.

If you accept admission using goGRAD, the Admission Offer Reply form will prompt you to pay the enrollment deposit. Alternately, there will be an option to pay the enrollment deposit in your Status Portal.

Are you unable to pay your admission deposit online?

Refer to other payment options

Admission Conditions

If your admission letter contains a statement that reads Your admission is conditional on:

  • It is important that you read and understand the conditions, because meeting these conditions is mandatory for continuance in your graduate program.
  • Any required documents specified in your admission letter should be sent to Graduate Studies directly from the institution or testing agency.
  • Once your condition(s) are satisfied, your admission will be deemed a regular admission.

Getting started

Have you been offered admission and are wondering what are the next steps?

Visit our Getting Started page