RAD (Registration Assistance Days) at OCAD University are held each year in late June or early July, and are coordinated by the Office of the Registrar.

RAD are designed to help new undergraduate students (first-year and upper-year) prepare for registration — and the year ahead.

Undergraduate RAD DATES 2018


Daily Schedule

Participants should plan to attend for the full 4.5 hours in order to meet OCAD U staff, get to know some classmates, tour the community and campus, plan and schedule fall and winter-term courses, and more! 

RAD for Graduate Students 2018

Graduate Students can attend RAD to learn about course selection and receive help registering in their required courses. Contact the Graduate Studies Office at gradstudies@ocadu.ca to learn more.

Parents & Family

Parents/family/guardians are welcome at RAD too!

A one-hour (informal) presentation is scheduled daily, where parents/family/guardians can meet faculty and staff, and ask questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of attending RAD?

  • Prepare for fall and winter-term registration.
  • Meet upper-year volunteer student peer mentors.
  • Connect with your peers, OCAD U faculty and staff.
  • Have your photo taken for your student ID card.
  • Participate in a campus/community tour.
  • Visit the Mini Expo and find out about student-run groups, university services and housing options.

Do I have to attend RAD?

Attending a RAD session is optional.


Students who cannot attend RAD will receive further instructions on course planning and registration by email. Additional resources are located on the Registration and Advising page

Need further assistance? Student Advising will be happy to help.

Can I attend RAD on a different date, or attend more than once?

If you would like to attend RAD on a date other than the one for your program let us know by emailing regservices@ocadu.ca and we will try our best to accommodate you.

For more information

Full RAD details will be sent via email from Office of the Registrar, and will contain information about how to sign up and participate in RAD.

Questions?: Email Office of the Registrar