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

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 25 to 27, 2015

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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 30 and 31, 2015

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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.

Information evening in Gatineau

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January 2016, date to be confirmed

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Gatineau, Quebec


Are you a CEGEP student or a student graduating from a Quebec high school and interested in getting more information about university? Then be sure to attend our information evening in Gatineau in January 2016. You'll be able to meet uOttawa representatives as well as current students, who'll be happy to talk to you about their university experience. Additional details and the schedule will be available in December 2015.

Information Evenings in Quebec

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February 2016, dates to be confirmed

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Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Laval and Montreal


Do you live near or in Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Laval or Montreal and are a CEGEP student or graduating from high school? Come meet uOttawa representatives who’ll be visiting these cities and will be able to answer your questions about our undergraduate admission process and programs. Each evening will feature an information fair as well as presentations. Additional details and the schedule will be available in December 2015.

Applicant Receptions

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February 2016, dates to be confirmed

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Locations to be confirmed


We're holding information evenings in many Ontario cities (outside of Ottawa) for students who have applied for admission to the University of Ottawa. We'll be there with important information to help you complete your admission application and to answer your questions about financial aid and awards, residence life, French immersion and more!

Spring Open House 2016

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Saturday, March 19, 2016

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Main campus (Ottawa, Ontario)


Explore the campus and discover its treasures during Spring Open House!

Take part in a whole range of activities and get the answers you need to make your final choice of program or learn more about the last steps in the admission process.