Application Cycle Dates
Fall 2019 Start
October 1, 2018
2019/2020 online applications open at OCAS
First date that ontariocolleges.ca will send 2019/20 application data to colleges
Earliest date colleges may acknowledge applications
February 1, 2019
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, 2019 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, 2019. See our open programs to see what programs are still accepting applications.
May 1, 2019
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, 2019 for programs with available space. Please check your offer of acceptance letter for applicable deadline dates.
May 15, 2019
Wait lists are generated and numbered
June 17, 2019
Fall 2019 tuition deposit due
August 2, 2019
Fall 2019 Fees due date – Non OSAP students
September 16, 2019
Fall 2019 Fees due date – OSAP students
Note: For more information on fees deadlines, please check the Student Fees web page.