Enrolment support

In order to help you better understand how enrolment works at uOttawa, we have a number of resources available for you. Please don’t hesitate to use them if you need any assistance.

Course enrolment – Where to start

Are you ready to enrol in your courses, but not sure where to begin? This video will show you a few easy steps to you get started. We also suggest that you consult the following resources: - Your course sequence - Our list of elective courses without prerequisites - A sample timetable to help you check different options

Search and Enrol in a Course

You have your course sequence. What next? This is a step-by-step guide to searching for a course subject or a specific course, and enrolling in a course.

My Academic Requirements

Ever wonder what courses you need to complete in order to graduate? Your “My Academic Requirements” contains this information. This video shows you how to read this information in your Student Center.

The Waitlist and Swap Function

Did you know we have a wait list when classes are full? This step-by-step guide shows you exactly how to use this tool. Be sure to use the “swap” function. You can automatically swap one course for another if a spot opens up for you!

Reserved Capacity

Ever wonder why a course is open but you can’t enrol in it? This quick video explains how seats are reserved in a course, and why a course might be open for some students and not for others!


Regional mentors

Throughout the year, regional mentors are available to provide you with support in your academic and student life and can answer questions on enrolment and other topics.

To get to know them, the activities they offer and how to contact them, check out the Regional Mentoring Centre.

Enrolment Help Centre

The Enrolment Help Centre is closed. It will re-open in May 2019. For enrolment help, please contact the Regional Mentoring Centre or your faculty.

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