International Admissions

If you are currently studying a degree and would like to come to the University of Ottawa on student exchange, please visit our Study at uOttawa - Exchange section.

International admissions application deadline: April 1st

Designated Learning Institution Number (DLI#): O19397188593

  • International student orientation – it’s mandatory AND fun! There are three sessions: August 27th, September 1st and September 6th. You must attend ONE of the three sessions. Register online as soon as possible (available soon).
  • UHIP cards are no longer available at the International Office. Please download and print your UHIP card two weeks after your payment has been made (only available as of late August).
  • Join the Buddy Program, where international/exchange students are matched with Canadian students to help them settle in to their new surroundings. Register now for the Buddy Program



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