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Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Morgan Mavis, Assistant, Admissions & Recruitment
416-977-6000, Ext. 4869

Julie Staffieri, Admissions Coordinator
416-977-6000, Ext. 310

Casey Hinton, Recruitment Coordinator
416-977-6000, Ext. 2055

Tammy Madden, Admissions Officer
416-977-6000, Ext. 308

Sean Baker, Manager, Student Recruitment
416-977-6000, Ext. 4868

Jan Sage, Director, Admissions & Recruitment
416-977-6000, Ext. 236


Admissions & Recruitment, OCAD University, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto ON, M5T 1W1




The best way to decide whether OCAD University is the place for you is to visit us at 100 McCaul St. in Toronto. Talk to the faculty, staff and students. Participate in a Creative Workshop, attend an event or visit an exhibition of student artwork.

Throughout the year, OCAD U hosts a number of community events which are a great introduction to life at the university. Please check our Events Calendar for upcoming events.

Upcoming events include:

Campus Visits
Ontario Universities Fair
Look Inside
National Portfolio Day
Creative Workshops
Create Your Future
Summer Intensive Program
Digital Summer Intensive Program

Campus Visits
We would love for you to visit our campus. There are multiple options available and full details are available on the Campus Visits page.  

Ontario Universities Fair
Visit OCAD U at the Ontario Universities Fair (OUF) from September 27 to 29, 2013 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Meet with hundreds of representatives from all 21 Ontario universities. Please visit the Ontario Universities Fair website for more information. 

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. Imagine yourself here. Our Open House took place on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

National Portfolio Day
OCAD U hosts National Portfolio Day on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Creative Workshops
OCAD U's unique program day-long Creative Workshops will help fill in the gaps in your visual art and design experience, build your confidence in working with different materials and techniques and give you an opportunity to explore new territory.

Create Your Future
A special event for applicants who have received an offer of admission to OCAD U. Learn about the first-year experience, studio and lab facilities, as well as the tremendous resources available in our community to support your creative growth. Talk to staff, students and administrators, and take a self-guided tour. Admissions & Recruitment staff will be on hand to accept outstanding documents and answer any questions you may have. Self-guided tours will take place after a panel discussion. Create Your Future will take place in April 2014. Event details will be emailed to all newly admitted applicants. 

Summer Intensive Program
Your portfolio is a visual representation of who you are. As a beginning artist or designer you need to learn the skills, concepts and language to successfully convey your ideas as a visual communicator. Find out how to connect what is inside you to what you need inside your portfolio.

Digital Summer Intensive Program
Digital technology is transforming everyday life, creative practices and cultural industries. With this rapid evolution many artists and designers are moving beyond current technologies, inventing hybrid approaches to research and studio practice. The Digital Summer Intensive Program is for students interested in investigating the combination of digital and traditional in art and design.

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