How can we help?
Here are the resources you’ve asked for as a new student.
Photo by Christina Gapic of student work, Graphic Design, 2011.
Thanks for taking our call!
We've recently called new students at OCAD U as part of a student success and outreach initiative, and many of you've let us know you’d like some help.
So how can we help?
You've let us know that there four key areas that are a priority for you as a new student.
So whether you need help now, or may need it in the future, check out the resources we offer.
Something missing? More questions? Want to chat? Call us!
Contact Kelly Dickinson at 416.977.6000, ext., 346. There are many more services and programs available, and we’d be happy to help. Seriously. It’s our goal to ensure that you're successful at OCAD U.
All of the help, answers and support you need for your personal and academic success. Drop in and chat with us about anything – from course selection and program planning to advice on how to navigate a particular issue – or simply ask us a question if you don’t know who else to ask.
Writing and Learning
Your one-stop source for the exploration of ideas and approaches on writing, research, critical thinking, studio process and academic study. Check out the programs for first-year students, first-generation students, and English language learning. From tutoring to study groups to writing workshops to note-taking and time-management programs – there are many ways we can help you to build your skills.
Health and Wellness
The OCADU Health & Wellness Centre provides medical help, counselling services and wellness strategies to students. Visit the on-campus clinic to see a doctor, get walk-in crisis support or ongoing counselling, or learn more about your student health and dental plan.
Financial Aid & Awards advises students, provides referrals to the appropriate financial assistance programs and assists with securing the resources that are required to meet post-secondary education costs. Apply for funding through OSAP or school bursaries, talk to an advisor about your situation or learn how to manage your money through the CREATiveFund$ financial planning education program.