Lifelong learning

Skills and education are linked to higher productivity, innovation and economic growth. Education and training have the potential to return substantial benefits, including better wages and job satisfaction, fewer periods of unemployment, and improved health and quality of life.

Upgrade Your Skills or Learn Something New

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, through Continuing Studies.  

You Earned Your Diploma, Now Earn Your Degree

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 by completing additional credits in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Take Part in an Open Life Drawing Session

Get back to the basics, by coming to one of our ongoing drop-in life drawing sessions. Bring a drawing board and materials and $10 to cover the model and studio booking and rediscover the power of life drawing.

Come back to OCAD U for a graduate degree

OCAD U offers MA, MDES, and MFA degrees through Graduate Studies.


Helpful contacts for alumni

Update your address and tell us your news

Be sure to keep in touch so we can inform you about upcoming events and provide you with the benefits and services you've earned. Please create your alumni profile in our new Alumni Portal so that we have your updated mailing address and preferred email. Keep us updated about your career news, accolades, and exhibitions.

Contact Our Fundraising & Donor Services Team

To get in touch with members of our fundraising and donor services team please visit our contact page. Canadian Charitable Registration No. 10779 7250 R0001