Mandatory Information Sessions

Welcome new students

We’re excited to hear you’ve chosen uOttawa and we welcome you to the Gee-Gees family!

From August 30 to September 10, we’ve got an action-packed, fun and informative week planned for you, to help you meet new people and familiarize yourself with your new campus. Take part in Welcome Week and start your University journey on the right foot.

Start by registering for your mandatory faculty info session below, then take a look at the events and picture yourself standing amongst a crowd of fellow Gee-Gees, cheering on your team, or singing along with an amazing band.

Faculty info session registration (for newly admitted students only)

Register for your mandatory faculty information session. Meet professors, students in your program and Faculty support staff, all of whom will help you make the most of your university experience.

Civil Law, Common Law, Education and Medicine students, you do not need to fill out these forms. You will be receiving information regarding your arrival on campus directly from your faculty.

English Intensive Program (EIP) students and exchange students do not need to attend a faculty information session. Please attend the EIP or exchange student orientation instead.

Orientation Sessions for International Students

Please note that all international students must attend a mandatory orientation session. Choose the description below that best suits you to see which orientation you should attend.

Undergraduate International Students

I am a newly admitted international student starting a bachelor’s program in September 2018. I will complete my entire program at the University of Ottawa.

Registration to an information session is required.

Register now.

Graduate International Students

I am a newly admitted international student starting a master’s or doctoral program in September 2018. I will complete my entire degree at the University of Ottawa.

Registration to an information session is required.

Register now.

Exchange Students (undergraduate or graduate)

I am spending one or two sessions at the University of Ottawa on an exchange starting in September 2018.

Registration is not required.

Get more information.

English Intensive Program (EIP) Students

I will only be taking English as a Second Language (ESL) courses starting in September 2018.

You do not have to register to an information session. However, your participation in Integration Week is mandatory.

Get more information on Integration Week. 

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