Orientation for new students

We offer various opportunities to help you get ready for university life. There is on- and off-campus orientation during the summer and on-campus orientation during the winter.

Winter orientation (on campus)

When: Friday, January 4, 2019, from 9:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  Learning Crossroads (CRX) — 100 Louis Pasteur

New to the campus? Sign up for a free orientation day offered by the Student Academic Success Service (SASS) in partnership with your faculty, to discover the resources and services available at the University of Ottawa. Get to know your campus along with your fellow students! Your friends and family are also welcome.

Day’s schedule

A French winter orientation day schedule is available as well.

Time Activity Location
9:45 a.m. to 10 a.m. Arrival CRX C240
10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Welcome and testimonials from current students CRX C240
10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. Presentation on faculties CRX C240
11 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Break CRX C240
11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Presentation on services CRX C240
11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Workshop: Academic Writing Help Centre (AWHC) CRX C240
12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch break. A free lunch will be provided. 24/7 Dining Hall
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Faculty Q&A and meet & greet Various locations depending on the faculty


Notice of collection of personal information

Your personal information is collected under the authority of the University of Ottawa Act, 1965, in accordance with Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and University of Ottawa Policy 90. Your personal information collected on this form will be used by the University of Ottawa for the purposes of and those consistent with the administration of the orientation program, your registration in a orientation day and institutional planning and statistics. If you have questions about the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, please contact the Orientation Team at 613-562-5800 ext. 2828 or orientation@uOttawa.ca.

Photographs, videos and audio recordings of events might be produced and might include your recognizable image. By participating in an event, you consent to being photographed, videotaped and audiotaped, and you authorize the University to use any of these recordings for its activities and events, as well as for its print and electronic promotional material, including on the internet via the University website or other social media websites. Personal information obtained at the event is collected in accordance with the University of Ottawa Act, S.O. 1965, C.137.

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