Service mentoring centres

French Immersion Studies

French Immersion Studies

Student mentors in the French Immersion Studies facilitate integration in the Program and assist you in defining your learning goals whatever your level of language proficiency.

Where?

70 Laurier east, room 130
(Building code: ARTS)

Contact

Website:mentoring in French Immersion
Email:mentor.imm@uOttawa.ca
Telephone:613-562–5800, ext. 3642
Coordinator:Marc Gobeil
International Office

International Office

The Mentoring Centre of the International Office offers you a large amount of useful and free services! All international and exchange students registered at the University of Ottawa can take advantage of them. We, the student mentors, are there to answer your questions regarding Canadian culture and academic life. We can also accompany you in your academic path by giving you advice on how to improve your learning strategies or to assist you managing all the challenges you will take on. Come meet us at the Mentoring Centre located on the third floor of Tabaret Hall, room TBT309. It will be our pleasure to discuss with you!

Where?

Tabaret Hall, 550 Cumberland, room M390
(Building code: TBT)

Contact

Website:mentoring for the International Office
Telephone:613-562–5800, ext. 3795
Email:nmorris@uottawa.ca
Coordinator:Natalie Morris
Regional Mentoring Centre

Regional Mentoring Centre

At the Regional Mentor Centre, we aim to accompany and support first-year students as they transition from high school/CEGEP to university. Our knowledgeable, friendly team is composed of 14 mentors from across Canada who offer services tailored to each student’s needs. We really go the distance to help students. So, are you looking for a little encouragement to get out and make new friends, or need someone to talk to about something that’s bothering you, or do you just miss home? Whatever your questions or concerns, drop by for a coffee or tea with your regional mentor. Come see us in Tabaret Hall, and watch our website so you can attend one of our monthly activities, which are designed to help you fit in!

 

Where?

Tabaret Hall, 550 Cumberland Street, room W0031
(Building code: TBT)

 

Contact

Website: Regional Mentoring
Telephone: 613-562–5800, ext. 3414
Email: mentors@uottawa.ca
Coordinator: Catherine Lavoie
Residence Study Group Program

Residence Study Group Program

Residence study groups, set up and coordinated by the Residence Resources Centre, provide support to students who are taking first-year “killer” courses. English and French study groups meet weekly to allow students to go through important concepts of the courses and to learn and exchange on study hints that can improve understanding and mastery of the subject matter.  Register and join in.  

 

Where?

Thompson Residence, 45 University, room 102
(Building code: THN)

 

Contact

Website: study groups in residence
Telephone: 613-562–5800, ext. 3041
Email: kerrie.rourke-frew@uottawa.ca
Coordinator: Caroilne Blouin
Career Development Centre

Career Development Centre

Student mentors at the Career Development Centre provide guidance in planning your transition into the labour market, as of your first year of studies. With the help of a vast array of resources, student mentors support you in making enlightened decisions whether you are choosing a program of studies, an employment situation, or a long term career.

Where?

University Centre, 85 University, room 312 (3rd floor)
(Building code: UCU)

Contact

Website:mentoring at the Career Development Centre
Telephone:613-562–5806
Email:cdc@uOttawa.ca
Coordinator:Kyli Robertson
SASS – Aboriginal Resource Centre

SASS – Aboriginal Resource Centre

Student mentors provide guidance and encouragement to aboriginal students during the period of transition and throughout their studies. They focus on activities and support services that reflect aboriginal culture.

Where?

University Centre, 85 University, room 215A (2nd floor)
(Building code: UCU)

Contact

Website:mentoring at the Aboriginal Resource Centre
Telephone:613-562–5800, ext. 4529
Email:arc-cra@uOttawa.ca
Coordinator:Patricia Lacroix
SASS – Academic Accommodation, Learning Technology

SASS – Academic Accommodation, Learning and Technology

Student mentors at the Learning and Technology Mentoring Center focus their efforts on academic success through promotion of learning technologies that complement learning styles or helps compensate for a Disability or Learning Disability. They provide the bridge between the technology and the use of learning strategies.

 

Where?

Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Avenue East, room 3160/3161
(Building code: DMS)

 

Contact

Website: mentoring at the Learning and Technology Mentoring Centre
Telephone: 613 562–5800, ext. 4785
Email: techmentors@uOttawa.ca
Coordinator: Eduardo Silva
SASS – Mentoring Centre for Mature Student and Transfer Students

SASS – Mentoring Centre for Mature Student and Transfer Students

Returning to study, balancing school and family life, working part-time or full-time, meeting new people –these are but a few of the realities our mature and transfer students face. The mentors are sensitive to the needs of mature and transfer students because they have been through the transition themselves.

 

Where?

Desmarais Building, Room: 3130
(Building code: DMS)

 

Contact

Website: SASS - Mentoring Centre for Mature and Transfer Students
Email: transfermentors@uOttawa.ca
Coordinator: Valmira Hyka (ext. 2615)
Sports Services

Sports Services

Student mentors provide guidance and encouragement to varsity athletes during the period of transition and throughout their studies. They focus on study skills and academic support for athletes.

 

Where?

Minto Sports Complex
Room E211

Contact

Telephone: 613-562–5800, ext. 2476
Email: danika.smith@uOttawa.ca
Coordinator: Danika Smith
danika.smith@uOttawa.ca
Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI)

Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI)

Student mentors at the OLBI Mentoring Center focus their efforts on academic success through promotion of building skills in your second official language. They provide language assistance and resources to strengthen both the comprehension and oral skills of your second official language by offering a forum to practice this language.

 

Where?

70 Laurier east, room 130
(Building code: ARTS)

 

Contact

Website: OLBI Mentoring Centre
Telephone: 613-562–5800, ext. 2491
Email: mcdansereau@uOttawa.ca
Coordinator: Marie-Claude Dansereau
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