How to Apply

Application Process for the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs

Graduate policies and procedures are standardized throughout the College of Biological Sciences (CBS). The admissions process is overseen by the Office of the Associate Dean of Research (ADR).
Questions about the application process in CBS can be directed to Karen White, CBS Graduate Admissions Assistant, at  More information can be found on CBS-ADR graduate programs website.         
Please note that prospective students must identify a faculty advisor prior to submitting an application. You can search for an advisor through our list of faculty research themes
The University of Guelph has an online application system. Applicants can find complete application instructions on the Applying to Guelph page, as well as the Frequently Asked Questions.
For students applying to the Master of Biotechnology program, please visit the MBIOT website