Orientation activities

Welcome to the Gee-Gees Family!

Take part in free Orientation activities and start your university life on the right foot!

Prepare for your first year of university and get answers to your questions while meeting your peers as well as other dedicated people who will guide, teach, and support you during your time at uOttawa!

 

uOrientation sessions for all undergrad students

This virtual session will provide you with information specific to life as a student at uOttawa and give you the opportunity to connect with peers in your program of study. Our student guides, staff members, and content experts will be there throughout the session to answer your questions about the University of Ottawa, student life, your courses, and the transition to university. Our facilitators will introduce you to many of the resources available to you at uOttawa including writing, wellness services, and mentoring services. 

Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Language: FRENCH

Location: Microsoft Teams (virtual)

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Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Language: ENGLISH

Location: Microsoft Teams (virtual)

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uOrientation sessions for international students

Meet campus experts and student guides who’ll walk you through everything you need to know before the academic year begins. Expect interactive activities that will introduce you to your faculty and to student services such as Housing & Residence Life, uOInternational, the Academic Support Unit and much more!

Note: uOrientation sessions are recorded and available for viewing later.

Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Language: FRENCH

Location: Zoom (virtual)

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Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Time: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Language: ENGLISH

Location: Zoom (virtual)

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Q&A panel for international students

uOInternational will hold a Q&A panel for newly admitted international students. Our staff will be on hand to answer questions on topics such as UHIP, immigration, travel, life in Canada, and more!  

Date: Thursday, January 5, 2023

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Language: FRENCH

Location: Zoom (virtual)

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Date: Friday, January 6, 2023

Time: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Language: ENGLISH

Location: Zoom (virtual)

Register here


 

If you’re new to the University of Ottawa, we encourage you to enjoy the activities we host that cater to new students. 

For a list of activities hosted on campus, check the campus activities calendar regularly!

Do you have any questions? Write to us on the Academic GPS LiveChat.

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