Application Procedure

Updates and Notifications

Questions from Alberta or Brisitch Columbia? Join us in Calgary and Vancouver on November 24 and 26 respectively. Details on the Events page.

Note: Hand delivering documents (example: portfolios) to 230 College Street during the hours of operation of the Office of the Registrar and Student Services is allowed.

University Closure during Admissions Cycle: The University of Toronto will be closed from December 21, 2016 to January 1, 2017 inclusive. We recommend sending materials prior to our closure or postponing the use of courier services for any application materials with an expected delivery date during this time. If the item cannot be delivered by December 19, 2016, please wait to send when the university re-opens on January 2, 2017 to avoid items being returned to sender.

All graduate applicants to the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design (Daniels) apply through the School of Graduate Studies Online Admissions Application. (available soon) Most application requirements are to be submitted electronically on the online application system with the exception of portfolios, official transcripts, and official English language proficiency results.

Deadline to Apply

Application (payment) deadline:  January 6, 2017.

Documents Deadline: January 11, 2017.

Electronic submissions are due by 11:59pm (EST; Eastern Standard Time) on the document deadline date. Hard copy submissions must be received during regular office hours on January 11, 2017 at the latest.

How to Apply

1.       Read carefully the School of Graduate Studies admissions information and the MArch, MLA, and MUD Requirements OR MVS Studio or Curatorial Requirements

2.       Complete the SGS Online Admissions Application Profile

                a.      Report academic background

                b.      Report English proficiency test results (if applicable)

                c.      Enter referee contact information

                d.      Pay the application and portfolio review fees

                e.      Upload all supporting documents:
               CV, Statement of Interest, Transcript(s), Samples of Writing, etc.

                f.       Complete the Daniels Faculty financial need form 
               (strongly recommended and does not impact on admissions decisions)

3.       Submit official transcript(s)

4.       Submit portfolio (see the relevant Requirements page)

5.       Submit official English language proficiency test results at the time of application. (if applicable) See the School of Graduate Studies website for acceptable tests, instructions on how to officially report results, and the required minimum test scores.