Open House

Open House
Information

This event has already been held. Did you miss it? No problem; you can still take a campus tour at any time during the year or attend the next admission events.

Our next Open House will be in the spring of 2018. Check back here in February for more information.

Activities

To make the most of your day, plan to be on campus for three to six hours and take part in these activities:

Information fair

The entrance to the fair is on University Private, between Montpetit Hall and Lamoureux Hall.

Title Language Time Location
Get answers to your questions about our programs and student services. All our faculties and services will be there! Bilingual 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. MNT 024
Tour the campus
Title Language Time Location
Campus
Ongoing
Bilingual 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tours last 45 minutes.
90U, Main Entrance
On-campus residences Brooks, 90U, Stanton, Marchand
Ongoing
Bilingual 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tours last 30 minutes.
90U 140
Off-campus residences
Visit by bus from 90U. Henderson, Rideau, Friel
Ongoing
Bilingual 9:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Tours last 75 minutes.
90U 140
Sports facilities
Every hour, on the hour
Bilingual 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tours last 45 minutes.
90U, Main Entrance
24/7 Dining Hall
Ongoing
Bilingual 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tours last 10 minutes.
UCU, Level 1
General presentations
Title Language Time Location
Faire une demande à l’Université d’Ottawa : tout ce que tu dois savoir (étudiants de l’Ontario) French 9 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
MRT 252
Applying to uOttawa: Everything You Need to Know (Ontario students) English 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
12 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
MRT 218
Faire une demande à l’Université d’Ottawa: tout ce que tu dois savoir (étudiants du Québec) French 9 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
MRT 218
Faire une demande à l’Université d’Ottawa : étudiants des collèges de l’Ontario French 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. MRT 252
Applying to uOttawa: Ontario College Students English 12 p.m.-12:45 p.m. MRT 252
Comment financer tes études French 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
MRT 221
Paying for Your Studies English 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
MRT 250
Tire le maximum de tes études : aide à la rédaction, mentorat, coaching, counselling, adaptation scolaire et ressources autochtones French 12 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
3 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
MRT 256
Get the Most Out Of Your Studies: Help with Academic Writing, Mentoring, Coaching, Counselling, Academic Accommodation and Aboriginal Resources English 12 p.m-12:30 p.m.
3 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
MRT 015
Régime d'immersion en français | French immersion at University  Bilingual 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
12 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
MRT 205
Programme d’échange national et international : un monde à découvrir French 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. MRT 256
National and International Exchange Program: A World to Discover English 2 p.m.-2:45 p.m. MRT 256
La vie sur le campus, les sports, les activités, l'alimentation et plus encore French 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. MRT 205
Life on Campus, Sports, Events, Housing, Food and More English 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. MRT 205
Introduction à l’Université Saint-Paul et son nouveau programme en innovation sociale French 9 a.m.-9:45 a.m. MRT 015
Introduction to Saint Paul University and the new program : Social innovation  English 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. MRT 015
Faculty presentations
Faculty of Arts
Title Language Time Location
Come Meet Our Dean, Vice-Deans, Professors and Students Bilingual 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Second floor passageway between SMD and MHN
Communications, Digital Journalism, Public Relations and World Cinemas (presentation) Bilingual 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
2 p.m.-3 p.m.
MHN 257
MHN 033
Geography, Environmental Studies and Geomatics: A World of Possibilities (presentation) Bilingual 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
SMD 041
Visual Arts: Presentation followed by a tour
Bilingual 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. LRR, main entrance
Visual Arts - Open House: Discover the department and talk to students Bilingual 10 a.m.-3 p.m. LRR
Didactique des langues secondes (presentation) French 9:30 a.m.-10 a.m.
1:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
MHN 02 Julien Couture Resource Centre
Second Language Teaching (presentation) English 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
MHN 02 Julien Couture Resource Centre
ESL / FLS - Améliore tes compétences en anglais langue seconde / Improve your skills in French as a second language (presentation) Bilingual 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
MHN 02 Julien Couture Resource Centre
English (presentation) English 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. MHN 509
Linguistique (presentation) French 1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m. MHN 420
Linguistics (presentation) English 2 p.m.-2:45 p.m. SMD 430
Translation: Presentation on the program and career options Bilingual 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. DMS 2175
Theatre: Backstage tour Bilingual 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. SMN
Academic Hall Lobby
École de musique : Comment préparer ton audition (presentation) French 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. PRZ 113
School of Music: How to Prepare for Your Audition (presentation) English 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. PRZ 113
Philosophy: Why Asking Questions Matters and How to Get Paid for It (presentation) Bilingual 1 p.m.-2 p.m. MHN 318
Histoire : programmes, formation et possibilités de carrière (presentation) French 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. MHN 215
History: Programs, Training and Career Opportunities (presentation) English 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. MHN 215
What Can You Do with a BA? (presentation) Bilingual 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. MHN 420
Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section
Title Language Time Location
Droit civil (presentation) French 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
2 p.m. -2:45 p.m.
FTX 351
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section
Title Language Time Location
Choisir l’Université d’Ottawa pour tes études en common law (presentation) French 12 p.m. -12:45 p.m.
2 p.m. -2:45 p.m.
FTX 133
FTX 302
Choose uOttawa to Study Common Law (presentation) English 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
FTX 133
FTX 302
Faculty of Education
Title Language Time Location
Formation à l'enseignement (presentation) French 11 a.m. -11:45 a.m. LMX 221
Teacher Education (presentation) English 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. LMX 221
Faculty of Engineering
Title Language Time Location
Student Clubs Fair (Meet and Greet) Bilingual 9 a.m.-3 p.m. STE Rotunda
Open House - Richard L'Abbé Makerspace (Meet and Greet) Bilingual 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CBY B109A
Génie (présentation des programmes et conditions d’admission) French 9 a.m.-9:45 a.m. STE A0150
Engineering (presentation on programs and admission requirements) English 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
STE A0150
Science informatique, génie informatique, génie logiciel et génie électrique (presentation)
French 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
1 p.m.-2 p.m.
STE 2060
Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science (presentation)
English 9 a.m.-10 a.m.
2 p.m.-3 p.m.
STE H0104
Génie chimique (presentation)
French 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. STE C0136
Chemical Engineering  (presentation) English 9 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
STE C0136
Génie civil (presentation) French 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. STE F0126
Civil Engineering (presentation) English 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
STE G0103
Génie mécanique (presentation) French 9 a.m.-9:45 a.m. STE B0138
Mechanical Engineering (presentation) English 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
STE B0138
Biomedical Mechanical Engineering (presentation) Bilingual 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
STE H0104
STE B0138
Faculty of Health Sciences
Title Language Time Location
Rehabilitation Sciences (Graduate Studies) (presentation)
Program offered in French only, for bilingual students
Bilingual 1 p.m.- 1:45 p.m. MNT 201
Sciences infirmières (presentation) French 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. MNT 203
Nursing (presentation) English 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. MNT 203
Nutrition Sciences (presentation)
Program offered in French only, for bilingual students
Bilingual 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. MNT 201
Sciences de l'activité physique (presentation) French 9 a.m.-9:45 a.m. MNT 202
Human Kinetics (presentation) English 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. MNT 202
Sciences de la santé (presentation) French 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. MNT 202
Health Sciences (presentation) English 2:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m. MNT 202
Faculty of Science
Title Language Time Location
Faculty of Science: Information Table Bilingual 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. BSC, main entrance
Programmes de la Faculté des sciences (presentation) French 9 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
12 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
LPR 155
Faculty of Science programs (presentation) English 9 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
12 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
MRN 150
Meet and greet with professors and students Bilingual 9 a.m.-3 p.m. BSC, 2nd floor
Science guided lab tour and demonstrations

Maximum of 25 persons per tour
Every 15 minutes
Bilingual 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. BSC, main entrance
Physics: Guided lab tour and demonstrations

Maximum of 20 persons per tour
Every 30 minutes
Bilingual 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. STE 3010
Physics: Presentation followed by a lab tour
Bilingual 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
ARC 233
Biology (presentation) Bilingual 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
LPR 155
Biomedical Science (presentation) Bilingual 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
MRN 150
Biopharmaceutical Science (presentation) Bilingual 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
DRO 214
MRN 130
Biochimie et biotechnologie : présentation suivie d'une démonstration
French 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
VNR 2075
Biochemistry and biotechnology : Presentation followed by a demonstration
English 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
MRN 150
Mathématiques et statistique (presentation) French 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. BSC 140
Mathematics and statistics (presentation) English 2 p.m.-2:45 p.m. BSC 140
Cryptography: From Pure Mathematics to Quantum Computing (presentation) English 12 p.m.-12:45 p.m. MRN 130
Chemistry Presentation Bilingual 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
DRO 214
Chemistry Demonstration Bilingual 11:30 p.m.-12 p.m.
2:30 p.m.-3 p.m.
MRN 301
Geology (presentation) Bilingual 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. MRN 123
Environmental Science (presentation) Bilingual 12 p.m.-12:45 p.m. BSC 140
Faculty of Social Sciences
Title Language Time Location
Développement international et mondialisation (presentation) French 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. FSS 1006
International Development and Globalization (presentation) English 9 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
FSS 1006
Psychologie (presentation) French 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. FSS 2005
Psychology (presentation) English 9 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
12 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
FSS 4007
FSS 2005
Études des femmes (presentation) French 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. FSS 4006
Women’s Studies (presentation) English 12 p.m.-12:45 p.m. FSS 4006
Criminologie (presentation) French 12 p.m.-12:45 p.m. FSS 1006
Criminology (presentation) English 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
FSS 2005
FSS 1006
Sociologie et anthropologie (presentation) French 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. FSS 1006
Sociology and Anthropology (presentation) English 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
FSS 4007
FSS 1030
Science politique, administration publique et études internationales et langues modernes (presentation) French 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. FSS 4007
Political Science, International Studies and Modern Languages, Public Administration (presentation) English 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
FSS 1030
Service social (presentation) French 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. FSS 4004
Étude des conflits et droits humains (presentation) French 12 p.m.-12:45 p.m. FSS 1030
Conflict Studies and Human Rights (presentation) English 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
FSS 2005
FSS 4004
Science économique, économie et politiques publiques, économie et politiques publiques de l’environnement, économie internationale et développement (presentation) French 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. FSS 4006
Economics, Economics and Public Policy, Environmental Economics and Public Policy, International Economics and Development (presentation) English 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. FSS 1030
Telfer School of Management
Title Language Time Location
Ta voie de succès: le baccalauréat en sciences commericales de Telfer (presentation) French  10 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.
2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
DMS 1160
Your Road to Success: Telfer's Bachelor of Commerce (presentation)   English 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
3 p.m.-15:45
DMS 4101
Prévision et analyse: différencier les finances et la comptabilité (workshop) French  1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. DMS 1160
Forecasting vs. Analysis: Differentiating Finance and Accounting (workshop) English 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. DMS 4101 
Perfecting the Pitch: Marketing your Innovation (workshop) English 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. DMS 4101
The Future is Here: Big Data in the Information Age  (workshop)  English 2 p.m.-2:45 p.m. DMS 4101 

Make your personalized schedule!

You can make your own personalized schedule and use the integrated campus map on the uOttawaOH app, available on:

Google Play

Apple App Store

BlackBerry World

Windows Phone Store

Plan your visit!

Accessibility

If you have any accessibility-related requirements in order to be able to attend this event, please call or email us no later than October 23. We’ll be happy to make any necessary arrangements so you can fully participate in our Open House.

Tel.: 613-562-5800 ext. 1000 
Toll-free: 1-877-uOTTAWA (868-8292) ext. 1000
Email: liaison@uOttawa.ca

Nearby accommodations

If you’re planning to stay overnight in Ottawa, here are some local accommodations just a short distance from campus. This list is provided for your convenience only and does not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation.

What to know for the day of the Open House

Public transit

Parking on campus is limited, so we suggest you take public transit if possible.

If you’re coming from Ottawa, OC Transpo buses stop at Laurier Station, at Laurier and Cumberland and at King Edward and Templeton, all located near welcome tents. Plan your trip with the OC Transpo Travel Planner.

If you’re coming from Gatineau, STO buses stop at the Rideau Centre, a couple of minutes from campus. Plan your trip with the STO Plani-Bus travel planner.

Parking and shuttle

On Saturday, October 28, you can park for free at the Mann garage (801 King Edward), the Desmarais garage (55 Laurier Avenue), Perez garage (50 University Private) or Lees campus  (200 Lees). We will offer a free shuttle between the Mann and Lees parking lots and Lamoureux Hall (LMX) (145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier).

Parking is free at all outdoor lots on campus.

If you plan to take your car, we suggest you arrive early to allow at least 30 minutes to find parking and get to your first presentation.

Welcome tents

Start your day at one of our four welcome tents:

Employees with yellow armbands will be on hand to give you a printed schedule if you need one, answer any questions you may have and point you in the direction of the activities you’d like to attend.

Campus map and where to eat

On the day of the event, you can find your way around campus with either the uOttawaOH mobile app or the printed campus map, available at the welcome tents.

You can also use our online campus map or download and print a PDF version of the campus map ahead of time.

Food outlet Address Opening hours
24/7 Dining Hall UCU – 85 University (Level 1) 24 / 7
Bento Sushi UCU – 85 University (Level 0) 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Première Moisson FSS – 120 University 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Second Cup MRT – 65 University 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Starbucks DMS – 55 Laurier E. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tim Hortons STE – 800 King Edward 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tim Hortons Express UCU – 85 University (Level 0) 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Registration

Registration for students in Canadian schools

If you have questions about registration or the accessibility, call us at 613-562-5800 ext.1000 or toll-free at 1-877-UOTTAWA (868-8292) ext. 1000, or email us at liaison@uOttawa.ca.

Registration for students in schools outside of Canada

If you have questions about registration or the accessibility, call us at 613-562-5800 ext.1000 or toll-free at 1-877-UOTTAWA (868-8292) ext. 1000, or email us at liaison@uOttawa.ca.

$1,000 scholarship contest rules

Number of awards

One scholarship is awarded.

Eligibility

The winner must meet all of the following conditions:

  • Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student
  • Be admitted as a full-time undergraduate student at the University of Ottawa for the Fall or Winter term
  • Have participated in one of the two University of Ottawa Open Houses in the 12 months prior to starting studies at the University of Ottawa
  • Have registered for the Open House event on the website

No purchase is necessary. The winner will be chosen by a draw from among all registered and eligible Open House participants.

Receiving the scholarship is conditional upon enrolling full time at the University of Ottawa.

Can’t make it on October 28? Then come for one of our campus tours.

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The University of Ottawa and the Liaison Office would like to acknowledge that this event is taking place on ancestral and unceded Algonquin territory.

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