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Newly admitted international students

Follow these steps to start your journey as a new uOttawa international student properly. Learn about everything you need to do before your departure and upon your arrival in Ottawa.


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Ready, set, go!

After following all these steps you’ll be ready to focus on your academic year! To excel in your studies, take advantage of all the services and tools available to you at the University.
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Contact us


Tabaret Hall, Room M386
550 Cumberland Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 6N5

Tel: 613-562-5847
Fax: 613-562-5100
Email: [email protected]

Hours of operation

September 1 to May 31: 
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June 1 to August 31:
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Please note that the University of Ottawa offices are closed during statutory holidays and during the winter break. Visit the Important academic dates and deadlines page for more information.