Events and Tours

+ Campus Tours

Due to system upgrades, our standard registration page is currently unavailable. All campus tour registrations will take place in links below until further notice:

Fall 2019 Campus Tour Registrations (Thursdays and Fridays)
Fall 2019 Campus Tour Registrations (Saturdays)

+ Open House

GradEx 104: Annual Exhibition

More than 800 promising young artists and designers are exhibiting at OCAD University's 104th GradEx! This year, GradEx is a five-day exhibition spread across several buildings on campus including the iconic Sharp Centre for Design. The university will throw open its doors, inviting the community to see works by the creative minds of OCAD U’s Class of 2019.

Opening Night Celebration Wednesday, May 1 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Thursday, May 2, 9:30am - 8pm. (School visits can be booked from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. here.)
Friday, May 3, 9:30 a.m.– 8 p.m. (School visits can be booked from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. here.)
Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 5, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Register here

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 every fall.

+ Portfolio Building Events

National Portfolio Day

More information on National Portfolio Day to come.

International Portfolio Events

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

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