Campus tours

The best way to get a good overview of the University’s main campus is to take a campus tour led by a student ambassador, who will describe their experience as a uOttawa student during the tour.

University of Ottawa invites you to its Open House on Saturday, October 26. Come and learn more about our programs, admissions, financial aid and scholarships and student services. Make the most of this exclusive access to Profs and students to chat about your transition to University. Campus tours during Open House are offered to all attendees however, we invite you to register for the Open House event for a chance to win a bursary: visit the Open House website for more details.

Campus tour schedule

Campus tours at the University of Ottawa take place six days a week, Monday to Saturday. They start in Tabaret Hall, in the main lobby, and last about 90 minutes.

Day(s) English tours French tours
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 1:30 p.m. 10:15 a.m.
Tuesday 10:15 a.m. 1:30 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. 11 a.m.
InformationSpecial event: Ambassadors from the faculties of science, health sciences and engineering will be offering tours on Saturday, October 19, at 3 p.m. Fill-out the form below to register!

Registering for a campus tour

Please register at least 24 hours before the day of your tour.

The form should be completed by the future uOttawa student or the group organizer. Once you have submitted the form, you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions on parking and the tour itself.

No campus tours will be held on statutory or university holidays. The available dates are published in the calendar.

Group tours

We also organize group tours, for groups of 10 or more, on request. Please submit requests for group tours at least five business days before your group intends to visit so that we can meet all your requirements.

NoticeIf you are planning to apply to a master’s or a doctoral program, we invite you to register for a campus tour and indicate that you’re interested in graduate studies in the special arrangements question of the form. Tours can be adapted for Graduate Studies from Monday to Thursday, and are focused on Undergraduate Studies on Friday and Saturday. For more information about graduate life at uOttawa, visit the Graduate Studies website.

Any information you provide will remain confidential.

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