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My Alumni Association

There’s a lifetime of benefits and connections available to uOttawa students the moment you graduate. We are your Alumni Association.

About the Alumni Association

The Alumni Association is your connection to the uOttawa community. We have been championing the best interests of the University’s 250,000+ graduates for more than a century—since 1883, to be exact! A committed group of volunteers, we come from a range of professions and regions across Canada and around the world.  

We support alumni in three key ways: 

  • Enhancing the student experience. 

  • Providing services to alumni. 

  • Building links with the uOttawa community.  

Claim your free Alumni Association membership card today to take advantage of all the benefits and services of being a uOttawa grad. That includes special discounts as well as access to the uOttawa library! Fill out the easy membership card application form.

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The Alumni Association relies on an intergenerational, multidisciplinary team of engaged volunteers.
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Our mission

Alumni are our number one priority. We help you stay engaged with uOttawa, support in enriching your career path and connect you with other alumni around the world. As an association, we are committed to promoting and supporting uOttawa as an internationally renowned, bilingual centre of academic excellence, and enhancing awareness of the University at a local, national, and global level.  

An action-oriented association

Here are just a few ways we’re working to enhance the experience of uOttawa alumni: 

  • Global eventsOur Global Network sponsors several annual alumni events that take place in 13 regions around the world. 

  • Other special events: From lectures to hands-on workshops to an annual Etiquette Dinner for students and young alumni, we organize events in Ottawa and beyond. 

  • Preferred rates on products and servicesWe secure benefits and services that alumni can access using their free alumni card.  

  • Affinity partnershipsThese partnerships are our primary funding source. We direct revenues into programs and events that provide innovative opportunities for alumni engagement.  

  • Awards of ExcellenceAn annual awards program to recognize exceptional alumni who have made a difference in their career, community or country. 

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Celebrating student excellence 

The association fosters the success of current students by financing annual scholarships, which are among the most generous awards available at an undergraduate level. 

Alumni Association Leadership scolarship ($5,000 annually) 

This scholarship recognizes an undergraduate student whose work and commitment provide an exceptionally good reflection of uOttawa’s objectives.  

Arcade Guindon bursary ($5,000 annually) 

This award recognizes the special merit of an undergraduate student whose commitment to volunteer work reflects the objectives of uOttawa as set out in its mandate. This scholarship aims to promote intellectual, physical and social development.  

Mobility Co-op Scholarship (variable) 

This scholarship was established in 2017 to encourage and support co-op students on work placements outside of Ottawa in 13 priority regions.  

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Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions, comments, or if you’re interested in getting involved.
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