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Students participate in Orientation Days for OCAD University's class of 2017.


Information and resources for OCAD U students

Students participate in Orientation Days for OCAD University's class of 2017.

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Important Notices!


Exam Schedule: (For Courses Ending the Week of August 14th)

Exam Schedule Updated: July 27, 2017 V2 
Click here to view the Exam Schedule PDF​​

Note: The Examination Schedule is subject to change.​​

Click here to review the Final Exam Protocols for Students​.


Interested in becoming a member of the OCAD U Senate or Board of Governors?

Nomination forms for the OCAD University Senate and Board of Governors are now being accepted for undergraduate and graduate positions. Come join us for a Student Information Session on September 8, 2017 (with FREE PIZZA) in room 322, 230 Richmond St. W. Drop in any time between 12–2 p.m.!


Photo ID Card & Locker Rental Student Orientation Schedule 2017

Wednesday September 6 to Friday September 8, 2017
100 McCaul St., Room 270 (The Great Hall)
8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
(Closed from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.)

New students – please have government issued photo identification ready.
• Driver’s license
• Passport
• Ontario Photo Card (High school student cards, photocopies and/or pictures of will not be accepted).

Returning students – please have your OCAD University photo Identification card ready for updating.

Locker rental fee: $20.00 (Students must have a valid OCAD University student identification card in order to rent a locker).
OCAD University Identification card replacement fee: $20.00 (please have government issued photo identification ready).
Form of payment: Cash only

OCAD University Photo Identification Card and Locker Rental Services will resume on Monday, September 11, 2017.

51 McCaul St., Floor 2
(Facilities Planning & Management)
Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


New Student ID Cards

New students are invited to obtain their student ID cards. 

Please bring a government-issued photo ID.

July 17 to September 1
Facilities Planning & Management Office
51 McCaul St, Level 2
Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Waiting to register for courses with priority enrolment?

Priority enrolment ends for specific majors at midnight on the following dates. Priority enrolment for some courses and sections that do not display a date will not be lifted.

  • Year 4 courses – July 18
  • Year 3 courses – July 22
  • Year 2 courses – July 28
  • Year 1 courses – August 21

Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Registration.

All new and returning undergraduate students have been emailed a specific date and time when registration opens.

For graduate students, registration opens Monday, July 17, 2017.

Additionally, you can find your registration date and time in myOCADU Portal Self-Service > Student Planning > Plan & Schedule. The notice is highlighted in yellow in the Schedule tab below the 'Fall 2017' header.


The registration schedule below is for returning undergraduate students only, registering as of July 6th.

Returning Students (credits
completed as of winter 2017)
Registration Date 10:00 AM Start
17.0 or more credits Thursday, July 6
14.5 or more credits Monday, July 10
12.0 or more credits Wednesday, July 12
9.5 or more credits Friday, July 14
6.0 or more credits Tuesday, July 18
5.0 or more credits Thursday, July 20
4.0 or more credits Thursday, July 20, 2:00 PM Start
0 or more credits Monday, July 24
Special Students Tuesday, August 8