Virtual Spring Open House

We’re hosting Open House events from March 15 until March 20, 2021 so you can get a full picture of everything uOttawa has to offer. Whether or not you live in Canada, whether you’re interested in undergraduate or graduate studies, we’ve got something for you!

Plan ahead

Mark your calendar

Get an in-depth look at our programs, scholarships and financial aid, and experiential learning opportunities, find out how to apply for admission and see what comes next once you’ve applied to uOttawa. Watch live presentations, take part in live campus tours and chat with professors, representatives and current students, all online!

To download brochures and watch videos and pre-recorded presentations, you can also access our virtual kiosks all week long (March 15 to March 20).

Be sure to mark your calendar with the following details:

Date

Topic

Chat

Live presentations

Monday, March 15

Arts, Education and Science

10 a.m. to noon

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, March 16

Engineering, Medicine and Social Sciences

10 a.m. to noon

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Wednesday, March 17

Health Sciences, Law and Management

10 a.m. to noon

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Thursday, March 18

Admission, financial aid and scholarships, regional mentors, food services and housing

10 a.m. to noon

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday, March 19

Take advantage of this day to browse our virtual kiosks to download brochures, watch videos and pre-recorded presentations!

Saturday, March 20

All faculties (Arts, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Management, Medicine, Science and Social Sciences), admission, and student services (academic support, health and wellness, student life as well as financial aid and scholarships, regional mentors, food services and housing).

7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Live campus tours offered today only (time to be confirmed)! No live presentations

InformationTimes listed are Ottawa (Canada) time. You can convert times to your time zone by using this tool: http://www.thetimezoneconverter.com.

Get a head start

Watch this short video to make the most of your Open House experience. Visit this page regularly for the most up-to-date information!

Let our student ambassador guide you through the steps and show you how to:

  • Register for this event on this page
  • Create your virtual profile
  • Access our virtual open house events

Register and win a $1,000 scholarship!

Registration

Complete our two-step registration for the Open House events of your choice and get a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship! See the contest rules for details.

Step 1

First, select the profile that best describes you and fill out the appropriate form. Once you register, we’ll send you an email reminder closer to the event date, so keep an eye on your inbox!

I am currently studying in a school outside of Canada
I am currently studying in a school in Canada and am interested in undergraduate studies
I am currently studying in a school in Canada and am interested in graduate studies

Step 2

Create your virtual profile starting on March 15th. The link will be added here on that date.


Contest rules

University of Ottawa Open House Scholarship

Introduction

This scholarship fund was created in 2015 by members of the University of Ottawa Open House organizing committee.

Purpose of fund

To award an admission scholarship to a student who takes part in a University of Ottawa Open House.

Scholarship details
Eligibility

You must meet all the following conditions:

  • be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with 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 the Virtual Spring Open House prior to starting your studies at the University of Ottawa

Value of award: $1,000

Number of awards: 1

Frequency of award: Annual

Level or program of study: Undergraduate

Application procedure

No application is required. The recipient will be chosen through a random draw Wednesday, June 30, 2021 from among the entrants who meet the above criteria.

Receiving the scholarship is conditional on you enrolling at the University of Ottawa.

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