Alumni

Whether you’re a new grad or a long-time alumnus or alumna, we’re here to help you make the most of life after your degree.

uOttawa alumni chatting outside on porch of Alumni Hall.
Samantha Bee.

Latest uOttaKnow podcast

The uOttaKnow podcast talks with alumna Samantha Bee (BA ’94) host of the popular American late-night TV show Full Frontal with Samantha Bee which offers a satirical take on the weekly news.
Listen now

You’re in good company

University of Ottawa students do great work every day, so it’s no surprise that our alumni have gone on to make a tremendous difference in Canada and around the world.
Awards of Excellence trophy.

The Alumni Association Awards of Excellence are back

To submit a nomination, please fill out this form by 15th January 2022 at 11:59 (EST).
Submit a nomination
uOttawa alumni
Anita Tenasco, standing in a museum lobby, wearing a colourful First Nations beaded necklace
uOttawa alumni

Joining forces for the best education

An enduring partnership between uOttawa and a First Nations community is delivering first-class education.
uOttawa alumni
Jeanette Jenkins doing a side kick with the ocean in the background.
uOttawa alumni

Trainer to the stars

“I believe strongly in spreading positivity. The more people I can motivate to make healthy changes in their lives, the better.”
uOttawa alumni
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uOttawa alumni

French and the creative process: A rich universe for Yao

An emblematic figure of the Francophone music scene, Yao invites his listeners into a musical universe alive with poetry.
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Alumni voice

“Sitting on the Alumni Association board allows me stay connected in a meaningful way with the institution that helped to propel my career and shape the person that I am today.”

Sarah Dion-Marquis

— MA ’16 and MBA ’21

250K

uOttawa alumni worldwide—and counting!

150+

countries where uOttawa grads are working

14

global alumni councils

Our affinity partners

Home, auto and travel
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Home, auto and travel

Johnson

Johnson Insurance helps uOttawa alumni get more from their home, car, and travel insurance coverage.
Life and health
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Life and health

Manulife

uOttawa alumni get a special group rate on life and health insurance.
mortgage
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mortgage

Desjardins

Attention property buyers! uOttawa alumni are eligible to receive $1,400 upon signing up for a new mortgage or transfer with Desjardins.
Campus during the day.

Your degree, your alumni association

Once a Gee-Gee, always a Gee-Gee. You become a lifetime member of the uOttawa Alumni Association as soon as you walk across the stage on convocation day (even virtually!). The association is your ongoing link to uOttawa, and oversees everything from securing alumni perks to enhancing the student experience.
Get your membership card

Homecoming: Gee-Gee pride lives here

Every October the uOttawa community comes together to celebrate its grads, relive memories and make new ones. Homecoming events are open to all uOttawa students, alumni and staff, as well as friends, family members and the general public. 

Each Homecoming is different, so check back each year to see what special in-person and virtual events we’ve got planned.

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Virtual escape game
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Virtual escape game
Oct 1 to Dec 31

The Haunted Tunnels of uOttawa

Race to escape! University of Ottawa and Mobile Escapes challenge you to escape from the campus’s haunted tunnels in less than 60 minutes!
Podcast
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Podcast
Dec 1 to Feb 1

uOttaKnow podcast

Make uOttaKnow your go-to podcast for conversations with our uOttawa community around the globe that illuminate, inspire and entertain.
Book club
Gee gees mascot reading a book on the steps of Tabaret Hall.
Book club
Dec 1 to Feb 1

uO BookIn

This online book club is meant to be a friendly forum through which you can ask questions and discuss the selected book with the group.

Get in touch

Alumni relations office

157 Séraphin-Marion Private
Ottawa ON Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel: 613-562-5857 or 1-800-465-1888 
[email protected]