Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) - After you apply


After you apply

Thank you for submitting your PharmD application! We are excited you considered Waterloo’s PharmD program for your professional aspirations. See detailed information below so you can ensure your application is complete and sent forward for consideration by the Admissions Committee.

Next Steps:

  • Activate your Quest account:

    • If you are a first-time applicant to Waterloo, you will need to activate your user ID and password which will allow you to use Quest.
    • Quest is the portal through which you will view your application status, submit your AIF, upload supporting documents, check the receipt of your transcript and reference letter, and change your personal contact information.
    • Click here for instructions on how to create your Quest account.
    • Please ensure your email address is up-to-date on Quest. The majority of our communications to you will be via email.
  • Register with CASPer 

    • Take the CASPer test and complete Snapshot –
    • Input your Waterloo ID number on your CASPer profile.
      • It is the applicant’s responsibility to update their Altus account with their Waterloo ID number before the distribution deadline of Feb 7.
    • CASPer test scores and Snapshot recordings will automatically be transmitted to Waterloo, for applicants who have included their Waterloo ID number on their Altus profile.
    • Visit the Waterloo Pharmacy CASPer and Snapshot web page for more information.
  • Submit supporting documentation: 

    • Admission Information Form (AIF)
    • Transcripts
    • English language requirement (ELR) test scores (if applicable) 
    • Online letter of reference 
  • Further information:

Complete your application requirements

You may view the receipt of your AIF, transcripts, reference, and ELR through the Documents section of your Quest account. CASPer test reports will automatically be transmitted to Waterloo. It is your responsibility to check to see that all of your documents have been received.