St. Joseph Grad Information Graduation Planning Information 2020 – 2021 At this time in the school year Graduating students should be: -Achievement of all diploma requirements by June 2021 (review status sheet) -Researching programs / pre-requisites / jobs for next year (apprenticeship, world of work, volunteerism, college programs, university programs etc.) -Exploring online resources -Getting involved in graduation year initiatives -Checking announcements and Grad Board for news about graduation procedures.
To earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) students must:
A. Earn 30 credits including 18 compulsory and 12 electives
B. Pass the Grade 10 Literacy Test or Complete the Ontario Literacy Course
C. Complete 40 hours of community involvement activities
To apply to an Ontario College: -Earn an OSSD - Earn any prerequisite courses specific to the college program -Apply online through OCAS at ontariocolleges.ca -Complete and pay for application no later than February 1, 2021 to have equal consideration for program (application fee is $95.00 for five choices) -Review your status sheet (students will need the OEN number which is found on the status sheet for application purposes)
*Students should review myBlueprint, contact the colleges directly and visit Student Services for specific program requirements. It is the student's responsibility to verify that information is correct on the OCAS site, if there is a discrepancy inform Guidance ASAP.
To apply to an Ontario University: -Earn an OSSD -Complete a minimum of six Grade 12 courses at the U and/or M level (including prerequisites) -Apply online through OUAC at www.ouac.on.ca/101 -Students will receive a PIN (password) from Student Services in late October/early November -Students should complete and pay for their application prior to Dec. 18th and no later than January 15, 2021 (application fee is $150.00 for three choices –additional choices are $50.00 each)
*Students should review myBlueprint, contact universities directly, or visit Student Services for specific program requirements. It is the student's responsibility to verify that information is correct on the OUAC site... if there is a discrepancy inform Guidance ASAP.