PharmD Final Application Deadline (for admission in September 2024) - January 5, 2024 (11:59 p.m. Eastern time)

Casper final valid test date and registration deadline - January 10, 2024 (5:00pm Eastern time registration deadline for 8:00 p.m. test)

Casper Test (Situational-judgement test)

All applicants must complete the Casper Test (test code 'CSP-10201 Canadian Health Professions').  The Casper test is an online open-response situational-judgement  test used to assess non-academic competencies.

NOTE: The 'Snapshot' and 'Duet' components of Altus Suite are not required as part of our admissions requirements.

All applicants must complete a Casper Test within the current admission cycle.  For the 2024 admission cycle, any of the test dates occurring between July 2023 to January 10, 2024 will be valid.  The full list of test dates may be found at It is recommended that you register at least 3 days prior to your intended test date.

For the 2024 admission cycle the last acceptable test date is January 10, 2024.  It is recommended that you register, and  complete, the Casper test well in advance of the January 10 date if possible as there is no accommodation for those who miss the January 10 test date for any reason. 

To register go to to create an account.  You will need a valid email address - please use the same e-mail address that is used for your PharmD application.  Be sure to use your legal name which must match your government-issued ID and the name you use for your PharmD application. 

To take Casper, you will be responsible for securing access to a laptop or desktop computer with webcam and audio capabilities and a reliable internet connection with an internet speed of at least 1.5 Mbps and upload speed of at least 2 MBps.  You may complete this test anywhere that you can satisfy these requirements.  No exceptions will be provided for applicants unable to take Casper within the specified acceptable dates, or who are unable to complete the test for any reason (including technical or other factors).

Casper FORMAT:  The test is comprised of 2 sections; in the first portion you will be presented with six video-response format questions.     In this first section there will be two word-based scenarios and four video-based scenarios to which you will respond by video recording . This will be followed by eight typed-response format questions. In this second section, you will be presented with three word-based scenarios and five video-based scenarios, to which you will respond by typing your responses. The total of 14 scenarios is to be completed in 90-110 minutes of total test time.  You will also have two optional breaks throughout your sitting.

Note you may take the same version of Casper only once in each admission cycle.  This one test result is provided to all schools using CSP-10201 (Canadian Health Professions).  If you have taken the French version of Casper note you must re-take in English as they are different test codes. 

Within approximately four weeks of completing the Casper you will be provided a quartile ranking score by which will be available on your Acuity Insights account. This score indicates your standing relative to other test-takers. The higher the quartile ranking the better the score (e.g. 1 would be the lowest); however, we cannot provide information related to minimum required quartile scores since the minimum thresholds will fluctuate, based  on the applicant pool, in any given year.