FAQs

Based on inquiries most commonly received, we at Alumni Relations want to better service you with these FAQs. 

Q: How do I get access to studios? 
A: We've put together this list of resources will assist you in finding places to get things made, workspaces and much more. Learn More 

Q: How do I find out more about Life Drawing classes?
A: These sessions are perfect for people looking for life drawing without instruction. Learn More 

Q: How do I find work in my field?
A: Talent Network is a job board site catered to OCAD U alumni and students. Join Today

Q: How do I get career advice?

A: Develop the skills, knowledge base and community required to be a successful creative professional. Learn More

Q: How do I get my transcripts & diplomas?
A: Alumni can make a request for their transcript, for proof of graduation and diplomas via the Office of the Registrar. Learn More

Q: How do I get library access?
A: OCAD U alumni are eligible for a special alumni membership to the OCAD U Library. Become a Member

Q: How do I complete my degree?
A: For our alumni with an AOCA or AOCAD diploma, you can return to OCAD U to complete a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) or Bachelor of Design (BDes) degree. Learn More 

Q: How do I apply to graduate studies at OCAD U?
A: OCAD U offers MA, MDES, and MFA degrees. Apply Today

Q: How do I take continuing studies courses?
A: You can take courses either on campus or online in a wide variety of subjects such as Photography, Adobe Illustrator, Drawing Skills, Web Art & Design, Adobe Photoshop, Comics & Graphic Novels, Sound Design, and more. Learn More

Q: How do I get a postgraduate certificate? 
A: OCAD U offers its alumni the opportunity to return to complete postgraduate certificate programs. Learn More

Q: How do I learn about alumni perks & alumni benefits & services"?
A: We are pleased to provide OCAD U alumni with a variety of benefits and services in health & wellness, insurance, career services, alumni perks and more. Learn More 

Q: How do I create my alumni profile? 
A: Our new online portal for alumni, is a self-service with features such as creating and managing your profile, registering for alumni events, and managing your email preferences, including signing up for the Alumni Newsletter. Create Your Profile

Q: How do I register for alumni events?

A: Development & Alumni Relations coordinates and collaborates with the Alumni Association and others to offer a wide variety of alumni events throughout the year. Learn More 

Q: How do I sign up for the Alumni Newsletter?
A: Alumni Relations publishes an e-newsletter, which features alumni profiles, news and updates on alumni benefits and services, as well as upcoming alumni socials and events. Sign Up Today 

Q: How do I get Sketch magazine? 
A: Sketch is the official magazine of OCAD University, and is published twice a year by Marketing & Communications. The magazine features stories on alumni, faculty and campus life. Learn More 

Q: How do I become a volunteer? 

A: Volunteering on- and off-campus is an ideal way for alumni to get involved and make new friends through interaction with peers, faculty and staff, while networking within the community. Learn More

Q: How do I purchase alumni merchandise? 
A: The Alumni Association offers merchandise for the alumni community. Learn More 

Q: How do I find alumni travel opportunities?
A: Join President Maggie Broda (AOCA, 1972) of the Alumni Association and other OCAD U alumni in discovering art, architecture, food and much more from around the world. Learn More

Q: How do I make a donation? 

A: Gifts to OCAD U enable the university to provide new opportunities for learning and discovery, to push the boundaries and the future of art and design. Donate Today 

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