Admission Procedures

General Application guidelines for full-time students:

  • Applications are equally considered if received on or before February 1st. Applications received after February 1 are considered on a first-come, first-serve basis until programs are full.
  • For September programs, we begin sending offers of admission on February 1.
  • For January programs, we begin sending offers of admission in June.
  • For May programs, we begin sending offers of admission in January.
  • Centennial College accepts applications for admission up to the 5th day of class, as long as there are seats available in the program.
  • starts accepting applications for all semesters of an academic year (Fall, Winter and Summer) in October of the previous year.
  1. Apply Online
    • Are you an International Student? Apply to Centennial College directly here.
    • Apply online at
    • A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking or by mail to For more information, please visit Ontario Colleges Application Fees.
    • If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please contact the Employment Training Centre (Progress Campus) immediately at (416) 289-5123 or e-mail We will assist you with your next steps for Second Career. Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information, please visit Second Career Q & A for Applicants.
    • If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
  2. Submit Document
    • Ontario high school students and graduates:
      Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward your transcripts to Centennial College via
    • Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada:
      You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute send any required documents and transcripts to
    • Applicants who attended school outside of Canada:
      If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
    • More info on submitting documents.
  3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission
    • Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
    • You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
    • You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
    • When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your timetable.
  4. Pay Fees
    • Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.
    • You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
  5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)
    • register for courses online at
      • Fall Registration begins mid-July
      • January Registration begins mid-December
      • May Registration begins mid-April

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