Frequently Asked Questions

Question Answer
When will I get a response to my application?

York can send out responses as soon as your application is complete. A complete application can be different depending on the student and the program applied to. For a list of required documents please visit the York website here:

Applicants can check at any time to see if they have any missing requirements.

If you feel that a missing requirement is listed in error you can contact admissions at 416-736-5000.

Responses for applications that do not require a supplementary evaluation can go out as early as December if York University has received all required documentation. For programs that require a supplementary evaluation your response will be sent once you have completed the evaluation.

How can I see if I have been accepted to my program?

Students can check the status of their application anytime at Students who applied through OUAC can also check their status through their account at

I have completed previous education, will I receive transfer credits?

Students who have completed previous college, university or IB credits could be eligible for transfer credits. After you apply, your transcripts will be evaluated and you will be notified of your transfer credits with your offer of admission.

More information is available here:

I have to come on campus for my supplementary evaluation?

We encourage students within 300km of York to come in for their supplementary evaluation. If you are unable to attend on-campus you will have the option of completing your supplementary evaluation online through your unique account.

How do I book my on-campus supplementary evaluation?

Once you have submitted your questionnaire and paid your evaluation fee you will be able to book your on-campus supplementary evaluation. All dates that are currently available will be shown on your account. Most on-campus evaluations take place in February and March.

What is the fee for my supplementary evaluation?

Each supplementary evaluation has a fee of $60 payable by credit card. This fee is separate from your application fee. The system accepts most VISA and Mastercard cards.

I can’t log into my supplementary evaluation?

If you have previously logged on successfully, please use the “reset my password” option on the website. If you haven’t ever logged on successfully please email with your name and student number.

How do I complete my supplementary evaluation?
Once you have applied to a program that requires a supplementary evaluation, you will be emailed with instructions on how to register your unique account to complete the process, this can take 5-10 business days to arrive. Once you have registered your account, you can complete your evaluation at your own pace and book your on-campus appointment or upload your materials online.
Do I have to complete a supplementary evaluation?

Not every AMPD program requires a supplementary evaluation. The programs that require a supplementary evaluation are Design, Dance, Cinema Production, Cinema Screenwriting, Intermedia, Media Arts, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts – Studio.

What is a supplementary evaluation?

A supplementary evaluation is a requirement for many of our programs in AMPD. This could refer to a portfolio review, an audition or something else. Specific supplementary requirements are available at