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OSAP Important Dates and Deadlines

Due to COVID-19 safety measures, OSAP documents submitted by mail may experience delays in being received by Ryerson University’s Student Financial Assistance Department. Please allow 3-4 weeks from the time the document(s) was mailed to be received by our office. After the document(s) has been received, note there is additional document processing time.

To avoid possible delays, it is encouraged that all OSAP documentation be uploaded via your OSAP application on the OSAP website, external link, opens in new window. To learn more about uploading your OSAP documents, please visit the AskRyerson Portal, external link.

Documents that are not received before the deadlines listed below will not be processed.

Deadline dates are determined based on your study period end date. You can find your study period end date on the Ryerson Calendar. Please review the deadline dates below depending on your career (undergraduate, graduate, Chang School/continuing education, or Law):

Full-Time OSAP

2021-2022 Date Deadline Information
October 20, 2021 Deadline to submit a Full-Time OSAP application for fall-only funding.
November 9, 2021 Deadline to submit required documents and reviews/appeals for fall-only funding.
March 1, 2022 Deadline to submit a Full-Time OSAP application for fall/winter and winter-only funding.
March 21, 2022 Deadline to submit required documents and reviews/appeals for fall/winter and winter-only funding.

Note: If you are returning to full-time studies in the spring/summer and received full-time OSAP in the fall and/or winter terms, please submit a Spring/Summer OSAP Extension Request, not a brand-new OSAP application. For spring/summer OSAP deadlines, please visit our Spring/Summer OSAP page.

2021-2022 Date Deadline Information
October 18, 2021 Deadline to submit a Full-Time OSAP application for fall-only funding.
November 7, 2021 Deadline to submit required documents and reviews/appeals for fall-only funding.
February 22, 2022 Deadline to submit a full-time OSAP application for fall/winter and winter-only funding.
March 14, 2022 Deadline to submit required documents and reviews/appeals for fall/winter and winter-only funding.

Note: If you are returning to full-time studies in the spring/summer and received full-time OSAP in the fall and/or winter terms, please submit a Spring/Summer OSAP Extension Request, not a brand-new OSAP application. For spring/summer OSAP deadlines, please visit our Spring/Summer OSAP page.

2021-2022 Date Deadline Information
October 20, 2021 Deadline to submit a Full-Time OSAP application for fall-only funding.
November 9, 2021 Deadline to submit required documents and reviews/appeals for fall-only funding.
March 1, 2022 Deadline to submit a Full-Time OSAP application for fall/winter and winter-only funding.
March 21, 2022 Deadline to submit required documents and reviews/appeals for fall/winter and winter-only funding.
June 13, 2022 Deadline to submit a Full-Time OSAP application for the full academic year (fall, winter and spring/summer).
July 3, 2022 Deadline to submit required documents and reviews/appeals for OSAP applications for the full academic year (fall, winter and spring/summer).

Part-Time OSAP

2021-2022 Date Deadline Information
November 9, 2021 Deadline to submit a Part-Time OSAP application and supporting documents for fall funding.
March 21, 2022 Deadline to submit a Part-Time OSAP application and supporting documents for winter funding.

For spring/summer OSAP deadlines, please visit our Spring/Summer OSAP page.

2021-2022 Date Deadline Information
November 9, 2021 Deadline to submit a Part-Time OSAP application and supporting documents for fall funding.
March 14, 2022 Deadline to submit a Part-Time OSAP application and supporting documents for winter funding.

For spring/summer OSAP deadlines, please visit our Spring/Summer OSAP page.

2021-2022 Date Deadline Information
November 9, 2021 Deadline to submit a Part-Time OSAP application and supporting documents for fall funding.
March 21, 2022 Deadline to submit a Part-Time OSAP application and supporting documents for winter funding.
July 3, 2022 Deadline to submit a Part-Time OSAP application and supporting documents for spring/summer funding.

For spring/summer OSAP deadlines, please visit our Spring/Summer OSAP page.

Continuation of Interest-Free Status (CIFS) and Schedule 2

When you participate in the OSAP program, you are entering into a contract with the provincial and federal governments. Part of that contract states that you will assume responsibility for maintaining your student loans, whether that means repaying your student loans when you officially enter repayment, or establishing interest-free status when you are continuing studies.

For more information on establishing interest-free status, including eligibility and how to apply, visit the Maintaining Interest-Free Status page. For deadline dates, please click on your relevant tab below.

Please note: To be eligible for CIFS, you must be currently enrolled in a full-time course load. To be eligible for Schedule 2, you must be currently enrolled in a part-time course load.

2021-2022 Date Deadline Information
November 28, 2021 Deadline to submit a CIFS or Schedule 2 application for the fall term.
April 9, 2022 Deadline to submit a CIFS or Schedule 2 application for the winter term.
2021-2022 Date Deadline Information
November 26, 2021 Deadline to submit a CIFS or Schedule 2 application for the fall term.
April 2, 2022 Deadline to submit a CIFS or Schedule 2 application for the winter term.
2021-2022 Date Deadline Information
November 28, 2021 Deadline to submit a CIFS or Schedule 2 application for the fall term.
April 9, 2022 Deadline to submit a CIFS or Schedule 2 application for the winter term.
July 22, 2022 Deadline to submit a CIFS or Schedule 2 application for the spring/summer term.
2021-2022 Date Deadline Information
December 10, 2021 Deadline to submit a CIFS or Schedule 2 application for the fall term.
April 9, 2022 Deadline to submit a CIFS or Schedule 2 application for the winter term.
August 10, 2022 Deadline to submit a CIFS or Schedule 2 application for the spring/summer term.