The Student Experience Centre is your first destination for creating your uOttawa community, where learning and mentorship contribute to crafting meaningful experiences and set you on the path to academic, social, and professional success.
Student mentors outside of the Faculty of Social Sciences Building
Faculty of Social Sciences' student mentors

Our mentors are ready to help you adjust to university life and improve your essential university skills. If you want personalized help, you can set up a one-on-one meeting with our mentors. 

Book an appointment 

You can find us at FSS 3023, where we're open for in-person visits from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday. If you prefer a virtual meeting, that works too! 

Questions or concerns? You can reach out via email if you prefer. 

Don't miss out on the workshops and study groups available on the upcoming events below. 

Take full advantage of these resources to enhance your university experience! 

Incoming Students
FSS student in front of building
Incoming Students
Jan 8

Are you starting at uOttawa in January? Join the mandatory info session

Take part in the mandatory info session with other new students to learn all about university life in person at your faculty on the first day of class…
Knowledge Network Series
Knowledge Network Series
Knowledge Network Series
Jan 16 to Apr 11

Explore academic success with interactive sessions to improve your essential ac…

Join us for networking sessions where we'll discuss academic success themes such as studying and exam preparation, university skills, and stress less.…
Every Thursday morning
Two students sitting at a picnic table studying.
Every Thursday morning
Sep 6 to Apr 28

You need an accountability partner?

You need help in maintaining study discipline and conquering procrastination? Join us at the Centre for a conducive study environment.
Part-time professor Jeffery Bradley

“During the first year of my undergraduate in public administration, I found the mentoring centre a helpful space to get help with understanding course content and effectively preparing for exams.”

Jeffrey Bradley

— Part-Time Professor


Contact us

Student Experience Centre

Faculty of Social Sciences
120 University Private
Social Sciences Building, Room 3023
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5

[email protected]


Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.