Events and Tours

Join us on campus or visit our team on the road by registering for our events or campus tours.

+ Campus Tours

Weekly campus tours are offered (excluding school holidays/closures) until April 8th, 2016. No tours will be offer between April 8th and May 15th due to exams and our Graduate Exhibition. Tours will continue through the summer beginning the week of May 15th.

Large Group Campus Tours (five or more) 


Tours for groups of five of more must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance through the Admissions & Recruitment Office; please call 416-977-6000,  Ext. 4869 or email to make arrangements. Please note that all high school groups must be accompanied by a teacher or chaperone. Groups larger than 20 students should have more than one teacher or chaperone.


Self-Guided Tours


If you are unable to participate in one of our drop-in guided tours please visit the Admissions & Recruitment Office on at 230 Richmond St. West (main floor). We will provide you with an information package and a campus map so your can familiarize yourself with our facilities and program offerings.

If you have any questions please contact us by phone 416-977-6000, Ext. 4869 or by email: admissions@ocadu.ca 


+ Open Houses

GradEx 101: Our Annual Graduate Exhibition

GradEx turns our campus into a five-day exhibition of works by the creative minds of our graduating undergraduate and graduate classes. GradEx happens in late April/early May.

Look Inside: OCAD U's Open House

See the behind-the-scenes world of art and design. Take a studio tour, watch a student demo or talk with faculty and staff. We'll provide a glimpse of emerging trends and where art and design practice is making new connections. Look Inside happens in October.


+ Portfolio Building Events


National Portfolio Day

OCAD U hosts National Portfolio Day on Saturday, November 7th. Learn more.


International Portfolio Events

OCAD U visits locations around the world to provide tips for building a strong portfolio and guidance on the admissions process.


Portfolio Clinics

Spend the day in the workshop of your choice designed to inform and inspire your creativity. Learn more.


Summer Workshops

We offer 5 day intensive studio experiences during the summer bringing together young artists and designers alike.

Learn More