Succeed in your studies

The goal of university is to get an education, of course. However, it’s very difficult to focus all your energy on your studies without even a little help. And your time at university will likely involve a lot more than just going to class and doing homework. That’s why we offer numerous resources and services to help you reach your full potential so you don’t have to struggle along on your own. We also organize lots of different activities to help make your days at uOttawa memorable ones. Don’t wait until you’re having trouble before reaching out. Find out now what resources are available and how to go about accessing them.

Help with your courses and during your studies

  • Academic Writing Help Centre: For assistance on how to improve your writing and develop strategies and skills for identifying and correcting errors in your written work, you can make an appointment at the writing centre, attend classroom presentations and consult the centre’s online resources.
  • Mentoring: To get help from a student mentor, take part in a study group or get advice from fellow students, be sure to visit the pages below.
  • Academic Accommodations: You can request an academic accommodation if you have a permanent or temporary disability.
  • The Indigenous portal: support and guidance for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students
  • Library student services: Reserve a room, borrow and renew materials, get assistance from librarians and consult other resources available through the Library.

Questions about your program and career options

  • Faculties: If you have questions about your program, your academic path or interest, you can make an appointment to see an academic counsellor or academic assistant by contacting the undergraduate studies office at your faculty. You can reach the office by phone or email.
  • Course enrolment: For help with course enrolment, changes or withdrawal, visit the pages below.
  • Academic reset : This program provides students who may be experiencing academic difficulties with a second chance to succeed in their studies.
  • Make changes to your program: Follow the steps to change your program or add a major or minor.
  • Career Development Centre: Contact the Centre to make an appointment about careers in your field of study or for advice on finding a job.

Technologies and support

Online courses and learning: Go to Virtual Campus to access your online course material and e-learning resources.

Computers on campus

Printing on campus

IT support for:

University policies and important dates

Become familiar with University regulations and academic deadlines by visiting the pages below.

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