On this page:
- Recommended OSAP Application Complete Date
- 2018/19 OSAP Application Deadline Dates – Undergraduate Students
- 2018/19 OSAP Supporting Documentation Deadline Dates
- 2018/19 OSAP Application Deadline Dates – Graduate Students
Note: The 2018/2019 OSAP for Full-Time Students application is currently available through the OSAP website. June 30 is McMaster’s recommended date to complete the OSAP application.
Undergraduate sessional dates are available on the Office of the Registrar website.
|Academic Term||Application Complete Date|
|Fall Term||June 30|
|Winter Term||June 30|
|Fall-Winter Terms||June 30|
*The 2018/19 OSAP Extension Form is available on our OSAP Forms page.
Unless otherwise noted, OSAP applications must be submitted no later than 60 days before the last day of the study or co-op work period.
|Academic Term||Deadline Date|
|Fall Term||Oct. 21|
|Fall Co-op Work Term||Nov.1**|
|Winter Term||Feb. 28|
|Winter Co-op Work Term (standalone Winter Term application)||March 1**|
|Winter Term Extension*||March 20|
|Fall-Winter Terms||Feb. 28|
|Spring Session Extension*||May 6 (40 days before end of term)|
|Summer Session Extension*||June 24 (40 days before end of term)|
|Spring-Summer Term (OSAP app online)||June 4|
|Spring-Summer Co-op Work Term||July 2**|
**The last day of a co-op work period is the final day of the work term, not the end of classes/exams. Examples: Dec. 31, April 30, Aug. 31.
|Academic Term||Deadline Date (40 days before end of term)|
|Fall Term||Nov. 12|
|Fall Term (co-op work term/grad)||Nov. 21|
|Winter Term||March 21|
|Winter Term (co-op work term/grad)||March 21|
|Fall-Winter Terms||March 21|
|Spring-Summer Term (OSAP app online)||June 24|
|Spring-Summer Term (co-op work term/grad)||July 22|
|Recommended Application Complete Date||June 30|
|Application Deadline Date||July 2 (for full academic year)|
|Supporting Documentation Deadline||July 22 (for full academic year)|
|Fall Term only***||Nov. 1|
|Winter Term only***||March 1|
|Spring-Summer Term only***||July 2|
***See Supporting Document Deadlines above for deadline dates to submit supporting documents for one-term applications.