Non-high school applicants

University transfer students

Transferring from another university? Learn more about the application process, what credits will transfer and program-specific requirements.

Transfer from Canadian colleges of arts & technology

Coming from a Canadian college of applied arts and technology? Find information on which credits will transfer, program-specific requirements and more.

Mature students

Information on mature applicants not eligible under other admission categories.

Other applicants

Information for home-schooled, Six Nations Polytechnic and CEGEP applicants.

Continuing/returning students and McMaster second degree

Have you graduated and are looking to take more courses for personal interest? Or do you already have a degree but want to complete a second undergraduate degree?

Visiting students (Letter of Permission)

Letter of Permission for visiting students coming to McMaster

Listener/auditor & sponsored students

Interested in taking university courses at McMaster, but not for credit? Need more info on sponsored students?


Guide to AwardSpring – Your scholarship and bursary platform

Guide to AwardSpring – Your scholarship and bursary platform Event

What is AwardSpring? The AwardSpring platform is where McMaster students go to find and apply for internal scholarship and bursary...

Your guide to applying for full-time OSAP

Your guide to applying for full-time OSAP Event

Are you eligible for full-time OSAP and need help applying? Then this guide is for you! Read on to learn...

Webinar: Help applying for OSAP

Webinar: Help applying for OSAP Event

Join Student Services for an online webinar that offers new students and their families, information and guidance on how to...

Intro to OSAP

Intro to OSAP Event

View our video tutorial above for the common practices on applying to OSAP. To calculate your course load, you can...