Information for Parents

As the parent of a student ready to head off to university, we know that you have many questions. Please read through the information below to stay in the loop about life at Brock.

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us or check out our Next Steps page for more detailed information.

Important Dates for 2023-24

  • Fall 2023 — Students should complete the OneApp to be eligible for donor awards and bursaries. They should apply early to maximize their earning potential. Applications close April 15, 2024.
  • November 5, 2023  Join us for Fall Preview Day at Brock University.
  • January 15, 2024 — Deadline to submit applications for Fall 2024 entry to Brock.
  • February to May 2024 — Offers of admission, entrance scholarship offers and co-op offers are sent to Ontario secondary school applicants.
  • April 1, 2024 — Applications are due for the Niagara Principal’s Scholarship.
  • April 7, 2024  Join us for Open House at Brock University.
  • April 15, 2024 — Applications for Law Plus (our pre-law experience program), Med Plus (our unique health preparatory program), and the Brock Leaders Citizenship Awards are due.
  • April 15, 2024 — Applications are due for the One App
  • June 3, 2024 — Ontario secondary school students must respond to our offer of admission by this date, and residence applications and deposits are due
  • Summer 2024 — Start your experience early. Register for Smart Start.

Applying to Brock

Whether your student is thinking of applying to Brock, or has already accepted our offer of admission, our Admissions team is here to assist them through the application process with any questions they may have. Please visit the Admissions website for more information on the application process or admissions related questions, or refer to this year’s undergraduate calendar.

Transitioning to Brock

Smart Start

Closer to the summer, register for our in-person Smart Start program to meet other Badgers, learn about your Brock experience and get answers to all of your important questions. Led by a team of current students and supported by the broader campus community, our programming includes course registration resources, email support, and additional information sessions on a variety of topics.

Learn more about Smart Start

Learning at Brock

Co-op Programs

Co-op education offers students a valuable opportunity to enhance their education by acquiring career-related work experience before graduation. They’ll gain practical experience, develop a network of contacts, and obtain a better understanding of careers in their field.

Learn more about Co-op at Brock

Living at Brock


Live in one of Brock’s convenient and welcoming residences, meet new friends and become part of our vibrant community. Brock offers residences in three distinct styles: traditional, semi-suite, and townhouse, with both single and double rooms.

Learn more about Housing at Brock

Off-Campus Living

Brock University’s Off-Campus Living office offers year-round housing information to students, landlords, and residents in the Niagara region. The office provides resources regarding a variety of off-campus housing topics, such as finding accommodations, landlord/tenant issues, neighbourhood relations, community involvement, and much more.

Learn more about Off-Campus Living

Safety on Campus

Campus Safety — We are very proud of our safe and friendly campus. There are many security features on campus, including Campus Safety — who are on duty 24/7, Emergency Call Buttons located across the campus, and a Campus Watch program.

Campus Safety also offers a service that provides students, staff and visitors with a safe escort on and around campus at night.