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Spring/Summer OSAP

Full-Time and Part-Time OSAP Eligibility

Full-Time OSAP Part-Time OSAP
You are taking three or more courses in the spring/summer term (or two or more courses if you are a student with a permanent disability), and/or you are on an OSAP-eligible co-op work term. You are taking two or fewer courses in the spring/summer term (or one course if you are a student with a permanent disability).

Note: Spring/summer OSAP funding will not be released until the start of your classes. If you are enrolling in Chang School courses, note that course fees are due upon enrolment. You are responsible for any late fees incurred.

All you need to know about spring/summer OSAP

Are you a Ryerson student? Interested in learning about spring/summer OSAP at Ryerson? Then this video is for you! Join representatives from Ryerson's Student Financial Assistance department as they cover eligibility guidelines, application types, how to apply, and funding disbursements.

2021 OSAP Full-Time Extension and Part-Time Application Forms

Spring/Summer OSAP 2021 Extension Eligibility

If you are taking at least three courses during the spring and/or summer terms (or two courses if you have a permanent disability), and/or you are on an OSAP-eligible co-op work term, fill out the google form2021 Full-Time Spring/Summer OSAP Extension Form, external link, opens in new window to see if you qualify for OSAP. Application deadlines are listed below on this page.

 Note: You do not need to submit a brand new application on the OSAP website—please only submit a 2021 Spring/Summer OSAP Extension Form.

Please check your OSAP Portal Message Centre regularly for updates. Student Financial Assistance will provide application status updates to you via your OSAP Portal Message Centre.

Note that intensive courses do not count toward course load. Refer to the Intensive Courses tab below for more details.

If you are taking at least three courses during the spring and/or summer terms (or two courses if you have a permanent disability), and/or you are on an OSAP-eligible co-op work term, but did not apply for full-time OSAP for the fall 2020 and/or winter 2021 terms, please submit a new Full-Time OSAP application on the OSAP website, external link, opens in new window.

Please check your OSAP Portal Message Centre regularly for updates. Student Financial Assistance will provide application status updates to you via your OSAP Portal Message Centre.

Note that intensive courses do not count toward course load. Please refer to the Intensive Courses tab below for more details.

Also note that you must be enrolled in a full-time course load for 12 weeks to qualify for full-time OSAP as a new applicant (i.e. your courses must run from approximately early May to late July or August).

Deadline Dates

The deadline to submit a brand new OSAP application is 60 days before your study period end date.

The deadline to submit your required documents (outlined on your OSAP portal) is 40 days before your study period end date.

If you are taking 1-2 courses during the spring and/or summer terms (or one course if you have a permanent disability), you can apply for part-time OSAP funding by creating a part-time application on the OSAP website, external link, opens in new window.

Please check your OSAP Portal Message Centre regularly for updates. Student Financial Assistance will provide application status updates to you via your OSAP Portal Message Centre.

Are you taking a Chang School certificate over the spring/summer term? You should first check to make sure your certificate is OSAP-eligible. You can access a complete list of our eligible certificates on our Information by Student Group page.

 Note: Chang School course fees are due upon enrolment. If you wish to register for spring/summer Chang School courses prior to OSAP funds being released for spring/summer, you are responsible for any late fees incurred.

Intensive courses are not considered while calculating OSAP course loads. However, we can add the cost of your intensive course to your assessment calculation.

For example: If you are registered in one spring course and two intensive courses, you will need to apply for part-time OSAP, and we will add the cost of your two intensive courses to your OSAP calculation. If you are only taking intensive courses, you will not be eligible for OSAP.

Full-Time Extension and Part-Time OSAP Deadlines

To avoid missing the deadline to apply, submit your extension form (or part-time application and supporting documentation) as soon as possible!  Please allow 3-6 weeks for your full-time extension/part-time application to process. Updates will be available through your online OSAP message centre, external link, opens in new window.

Refer to the chart below to determine the deadline date to submit your OSAP extension or application.

Spring/Summer 2021 Full-Time Extension & Part-Time Deadline Summary Chart

To access the 2021 Spring/Summer OSAP Extension Form or the Part-Time OSAP Application, please refer to the Application Forms section above.

Application Type Details Deadline
google form, external link, opens in new window2021 Spring/Summer OSAP Extension Form
(Spring Only)
  • Taking three or more courses (Two or more for students with a permanent disability)
  • All courses run May–June 2021
Monday, May 10, 2021
Part-Time Application and Required Documents
(Spring Only)
  • Taking two or fewer courses (One course for students with a permanent disability)
  • Course(s) run May–June 2021
Monday, May 10, 2021
2021 Spring/Summer OSAP Extension Form
(Spring/Summer or Summer only with a July end date)
  • Taking three or more courses (Two or more for students with a permanent disability) and/or you are on an OSAP-eligible co-op work term
  • Courses end in July 2021 (start dates vary)
Sunday, June 20, 2021
Part-Time Application and Required Documents
(Spring/Summer or Summer only with a July end date)
  • Taking two or fewer courses (One course for students with a permanent disability)
  • Course(s) end in July 2021 (start dates vary)
Sunday, June 20, 2021
2021 Spring/Summer OSAP Extension Form
(Spring/Summer or Summer only with an August end date)
  • Taking three or more courses (Two or more for students with a permanent disability) and/or you are on an OSAP-eligible co-op work term
  • Courses end in August 2021 (start dates vary)
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Part-Time Application and Required Documents
(Spring/Summer & Summer only with an August end date)
  • Taking two or fewer courses (One course for students with a permanent disability)
  • Course(s) end in August 2021 (start dates vary)
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Engineering Transition (Spring session)
  • Taking three or more courses (Two or more for students with a permanent disability): 2021 Spring/Summer OSAP Extension Form
  • Taking two or fewer courses (One course for students with a permanent disability): Part-Time OSAP Application
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Engineering Transition (Summer session)
  • Taking three or more courses (Two or more for students with a permanent disability): 2021 Spring/Summer OSAP Extension Form
  • Taking two or fewer courses (One course for students with a permanent disability): Part-Time OSAP Application
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Science Transition (Spring session)
  • Taking three or more courses (Two or more for students with a permanent disability): 2021 Spring/Summer OSAP Extension Form
  • Taking two or fewer courses (One course for students with a permanent disability): Part-Time OSAP Application
Sunday, May 23, 2021