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Admission forms and fees

Here are the instructions and forms you may need in order to apply for admission to the University of Ottawa.

Note that application fees are non-refundable and vary, depending on the form, so be sure to pick the right one. Most applications are done through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC). However, applications for the Spring-Summer term, certificates and some programs listed in the second section must be submitted directly through the University of Ottawa.

Applications through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC)

Arts, Civil Law Section (Faculty of Law), Engineering, Health Sciences (except for applications for the BSc Nursing for Registered Nurses), Science, Social Sciences or the Telfer School of Management

These forms are intended for individuals who have never attended the University of Ottawa or Saint Paul University.

OUAC 101 form

  • students currently taking courses during the day at an Ontario high school
  • students who have graduated from an Ontario high school within the past seven months

OUAC 105 form

  • students currently enrolled in a Canadian high school part-time, during the evening, or in an adult high school program
  • students currently taking courses during the day at a Canadian high school outside Ontario
  • students enrolled in a Canadian college or university
  • Canadian citizens who have graduated from an Ontario high school more than seven months ago
  • permanent residents or individuals who have a study permit or visa for Canada
  • Canadian citizens residing outside of Canada
  • individuals currently residing outside of Canada who are neither Canadian citizens nor permanent residents of Canada

These forms are for all individuals who want to be admitted to the faculties of Education, Medicine or the Common Law Section of the Faculty of Law, regardless of whether they have studied at the University of Ottawa or elsewhere.

  • TEAS form: for admission to teacher education programs in Ontario
  • OLSAS form: for admission to a law school in Ontario
  • OMSAS form: for admission to a medical school in Ontario

Undergraduate admission application fees are payable to the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC), which also regulates them.

Fees are non-refundable and your application will only be forwarded if you have paid all fees. Visit the OUAC website for information on methods of payment.

Contact information


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75 Laurier Avenue East, Room 109
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

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Office hours

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.

For admission to Common Law or Medicine, contact the faculties offering these programs. For graduate studies, contact the academic unit of the faculty offering the program you are applying to.