Events

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Campus tours

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Monday to Saturday, all year long

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Main Campus (Ottawa, Ontario)


Campus tours are available all year, from Monday to Saturday. University of Ottawa student ambassadors will take you on a 90 minute guided tour of the campus to help you discover all that uOttawa has to offer. During your tour you will see the residences, classrooms, labs and sports facilities.

Learn more and register for a campus tour.

Information Evenings and Fairs in Quebec

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January 2015, dates to be determined 

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Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Laval, Montreal and Gatineau


Are you a CEGEP or graduating high school student from Quebec looking for more information on university?

Come meet uOttawa representatives, who will be visiting different cities across the province of Quebec. Each evening will feature an information fair as well as a presentation on the admissions process, financial aid and scholarships as well as the programs we offer. Representatives from all of our faculties will be on hand to answer your questions about our bachelor degree programs.

Applicant Receptions (in English only)

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February 2015, dates to be determined 

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Hamilton, Mississauga, Toronto East, Sudbury, St. Catharines, Barrie, London, Peterborough, Guelph, Kingston and Oshawa.


Our liaison officers will host information evenings in several Ontario cities (outside of Ottawa) to give all Ontario applicants the details about the admissions process, scholarships, financial aid and programs.

Spring Open House 2015

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

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Main campus (Ottawa, Ontario)


Explore the campus and discover its many treasures! Enjoy guided tours of the residences and sports facilities. But most of all come to get the answers you need to choose the program that best meets your needs!

Course registration help sessions

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May and June 2015, dates to be determined

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Main campus (Ottawa, Ontario)


Attend a course registration help session to find answers your questions, familiarize yourself with Rabaska, our online registration tool, and get the help you need to register for courses in your first year at uOttawa.

Summer orientation

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July and August 2015, dates to be determined

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Main campus (Ottawa, Ontario)


Join us with your parents for a day on your campus. Discover how your faculty works, services and key campus locations. Meet students in your program and faculty in a small group setting and learn tips from second, third and fourth year students.

Summer Orientation includes presentations on services, university life and academics in your faculty; a visit to your faculty, residences and all around your campus; a presentation for parents; and social activities with fellow first years, orientation guides, student ambassadors and regional mentors. You will even get your uOttawa card!

Spaces are limited.

Regional mentor visits

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From end of July to mid-August 2015, dates to be determined

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Various cities in Ontario and Quebec


The regional mentors are ready to help you with your transition from high school to university. They're here to answer all of your questions and to make sure that you have a successful, memorable university experience.

Next summer, the regional mentoring team will be coming to your region to meet you and help you prepare for your arrival on campus. Mentors will tell you, from a student's perspective, what you need to know before, during and after you arrive on campus. They'll be happy to also respond to any questions you may have!

Ontario Universities Fair (in English only)

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September 2015, dates to be determined 

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Toronto, Ontario)


Drop by our information booth and meet representatives and professors who will be there to talk to you about our programs, scholarships and awards and help give you the big picture of life at uOttawa!

Fall Open House 2015

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October 2015, dates to be determined 

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Main Campus (Ottawa, Ontario)


Come explore our campus for a few hours, a day or both days, and discover more about the degree programs that interest you. Learn valuable information about our admission process, CO-OP programs, French immersion and ways to finance your education. Who knows: you could discover your university.