March 1st  to be considered for funding.
August 31st to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain.


Complete the pre-screening form.

Log in to complete your application.

After you request an application account, an email will be sent to you with your user ID and Password. You will need these to log in and complete your online application.

Complete the online application.

You will need to submit details about your academic history, referee information, English-language test score, etc.

Pay your application fee.

After you submit your online application you will be asked to pay the application fee ($100.00). This fee is payable to the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) and can be paid by credit card, cheque, money order, internet or telephone banking. You will then be notified by email of your Carleton student ID number and instructions of how to access Carleton Central.

Collect and submit your supplementary forms.

You now need to upload your supplementary documents such as your Statement of Intent, Curriculum Vitae (CV) in Carleton Central. Other documents may also be uploaded. A complete list of what is required for your application can be found in the Supplemental forms section of your application. Official documents such as your transcripts, language proficiency, test scores, Permanent Residency documentation need to be submitted to FGPA at:

Graduate Admissions
Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs
Room 512 Tory Building
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON Canada K1S 5B6

Submit your portfolio.

Submit your portfolio to the SID at:

Graduate Admissions
School of Industrial Design
Room 3470 Mackenzie Building
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON, Canada K1S 5B6

Review of Applications.

The School of Industrial Design will review your application, which may not occur until after the application deadline has passed. To find out the status of your application, you will need to contact the School directly.

Admission Decision.

Once the School has selected the applicants we would like to admit, recommendations are made to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs for final approval. If approved, an email is sent to the you with an Offer of Admission and Funding and Statement of Standing on Admission.

If you receive an offer of admission and funding.

You can accept the offer by logging in to Carleton Central and accepting your offer online.