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Events for New Students

Welcome to OCAD University! Now that you've accepted your offer, it's time to prepare for your next steps. We'll be running various events in the upcoming months to help you get ready for this Fall!

Check in on this page for upcoming events, info sessions, and recordings to support your journey as a student at OCAD University. 

Keep scrolling for learn more and register for one-on-ones, Transfer Credit webinars, International Student webinars, Housing Info Sessions, our GradEx 109 VIP Drop-in, and more! 

Missed an event? All our info sessions will be recorded and posted here for you to watch through on your own time. 

Events & Info Sessions & Recordings

Learn more about OCAD University and what to expect as a new student! Stay up to date on our events by checking this page over the next few weeks.
May 23 at 8:00 p.m. (EDT) 

OCAD University is excited to offer student residence accommodations through Parkside Student Residence. Watch this info session to learn more about the application process and residence.

Watch April 10th Recording

Link to OCAD U @ Parkside Housing Info Session
June 4 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) 

Learn more about HOEM on Jarvis. Watch this info session to learn more about the application process and residence.

Link to HOEM on Jarvis
June 4th at 1:00 p.m. (EDT)

Learn more about housing at Avant Toronto. Watch this info session to learn more about the application process and residence.

Link to Avant Toronto
April 11, April 15, April 24 | Recording Now Available

Learn about your next steps in becoming an OCAD U student: dates and deadlines, accommodations and housing, campus services and more! Hear from Admissions staff and ask us any questions about becoming a student.

Link to You Got an Offer, Now What? Webinar

Chat with a current OCAD U student about programs, campus life, and the student experience! 

Link to Connect with a student

Connect with an Admissions officer and get your questions answered!

Link to Meet for a one-on-one
Recording Now Available

Tuition and Financial Aid can be confusing to navigate, so OCAD University is here to help. Tune into this session to learn more.

Link to Financial Aid & Awards Webinar
April 25 & May 13 & June 11 | 2:00 p.m. & 11:00 a.m. (EDT)

Have you previously attended a college, university, or completed IB or AP courses? Learn how you can request to transfer those credits to your OCAD U degree and avoid repeating course material you have already completed.

Link to Transfer Credits Webinars
May 4 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (EDT)

We invite you to check out GradEx 109 on Saturday, May 4th and join us for a VIP (that's you!) Drop-in welcome event. 

Meet us at the Admissions & Recruitment Welcome Centre to ask questions and chat about your offer, application, and preparing for this fall. Connect with other VIPs and leave with a small welcome gift courtesy of our partners at Above Ground :)

Link to GradEx 109 VIP Drop-in
April 17 & April 25 | Recordings Now Available

Learn more about the study permit application process and what to expect as a new student in Canada.

Link to International Applicant Webinars