OSAP important dates

Please keep your eye on these important OSAP dates.

Adhering to these dates will help you meet the application requirements in a timely manner, and help York and OSAP provide you with your funds when you need them.

Fall/Winter 2019-2020 Session
OSAP Step Important Dates
I'm Thinking Of Applying For OSAP You can begin checking your eligibility any time.
I'm Ready to Apply for OSAP

FALL 2019 TERM ONLY APPLICATION

June 30 - Recommended date to submit your Fall-only OSAP application and all required documents to receive your funds at the beginning of the fall term.

October 1 - Recommended last date to submit your Fall-only OSAP application and all required supporting documents.

October 21 - Ministry deadline to apply for Fall-only OSAP (60 days before end of study period). The actual application deadline may differ based on your study period end date. Please check the OSAP web page for the application deadline.

November 10 - Ministry deadline to submit all supporting documentation and requests for review for Fall-only OSAP (40 days before end of study period). The actual submission deadline may differ based on your study period end date. Please check the OSAP web page for the supporting documents deadline.

FALL/WINTER 2019-2020 APPLICATION

June 30 - Recommended date to submit your Fall/Winter OSAP application and all required documents to receive your funds at the beginning of the fall term.

October 1 - Recommended last date to submit your Fall/Winter OSAP application and all required supporting documents.

February 25 - Ministry deadline to apply for Fall/Winter OSAP (60 days before end of study period). The actual application deadline may differ based on your study period end date. Please check the OSAP web page for the application deadline.

March 16 - Ministry deadline to submit all supporting documentation and requests for review for Fall/Winter OSAP (40 days before end of study period). The actual deadline may differ based on your study period end date. Please check the OSAP web page for the supporting documents deadline.

WINTER 2020 TERM ONLY APPLICATION

October 31 - Recommended last date to submit your Winter-only OSAP application and all required supporting documents to receive your funds at the beginning of the Winter term.

February 25 - Ministry deadline to apply for Winter-only OSAP (60 days before end of study period). The actual application deadline may differ based on your study period end date. Please check the OSAP web page for the application deadline.

March 16 - Ministry deadline to submit all supporting documentation and requests for review for Winter-only OSAP (40 days before end of study period). The actual deadline may differ based on your study period end date. Please check the OSAP web page for the supporting documents deadline.

If you have uploaded your supporting documents through your OSAP web account, processing time is one to six weeks. Please check your OSAP status for updates.

If you have submitted your supporting documents through the OSAP drop box or by mail, processing time is one to eight weeks. Please check the Financial Document Tracker and your OSAP status for updates.

Submit your Master Student Financial Assistance Agreement (MSFAA) online after completing your OSAP application.
I've Applied for OSAP Report all changes to your OSAP application promptly. This includes changes to income and your course load.

August 27 - York begins to confirm your registration status.

December 15 - York begins to confirm registration status for the OSAP second instalment.

I'm Waiting for My OSAP Funding

September 10 - Once your registration is confirmed, the National Student Loans Service Centre begins to electronically release OSAP first instalments.

January 4 - Once your registration is confirmed, the National Student Loans Service Centre begins to electronically release OSAP second instalments.

I'm Finishing My Studies

Repayment will start six month after completing your full-time studies.

If you are returning to full-time studies and will not be applying for OSAP, submit a Continuation of Interest-free status through your OSAP web account to ensure your previous loans do not enter repayment. Check the application deadline on the OSAP web page.