Submitted Application - Next Steps


Step 1: Check your email

Seneca will receive and acknowledge your application by email about 24 hours after you apply. Watch for important emails from International Admissions and promptly respond to any requests for additional information. 


Step 2: Set-up your Seneca online services

In the acknowledgement email, you will also receive instructions to activate your Seneca online services. You must follow the instructions and activate your account to access important information and messages about your studies at Seneca. 


Step 3: Follow your application progress online

Follow the status of your application in your Seneca online Student Home. If you have not heard from us for more than four weeks, please contact us directly. or call us at +1 416.493.4144


Step 4: Application Review 

International applications are reviewed by the Seneca Admissions department based on:

  • Availability of seats in a program
  • Completeness of application at receipt
  • Quality of application – academics and/or English proficiency scores

Please note: Applications are not reviewed on a first come, first served basis.


Step 5: Confirming a Seat in the Program

Once your application has been reviewed by International Admissions, and you have been considered eligible for an offer of admission, you will receive an email to the account you supplied on your application. The email will request you to confirm your program choice on Student Home.


Step 6: Receive Your Offer of Admission 

After confirming your program, an official Offer of Admissions (Letter of Acceptance) will be sent by email. Applicants should use this Offer Letter to apply for a Study Permit. Should you have questions about applying for a Study Permit, please contact

You will also see your program admission status change on Student Home. Refer to the accepted student page for more information.


Step 7: Pay fees to hold your seat 

To secure your seat in the program, you must pay your first semester fees by the due date noted in your fee statement.