Graduate Student Mentoring Centre

Graduate Student Mentoring Centre

The Graduate Student Mentoring Centre of the University of Ottawa gives students in Master’s and PhD the opportunity to meet and talk with graduate student mentors and address the concerns they may have during the course of their studies.

entete des mentors gradués

Mentoring can help you to:

  • Identify and clarify your personal and professional goals
  • Face challenges with greater ease and confidence
  • Get back on track when distracted
  • Develop strategies and action plans that yield results
  • Stay motivated and committed until graduation

Our location

The Graduate Student Mentoring Centre is located on the 6th floor of the Morisset Library (room 610),

Contact us

To meet a mentor, contact us at 613-562-5800, ext. 6413, or, drop in during business hours, or connect with us on Facebook!

Consult the Strategic Guide to Graduate Studies (PDF) for discovering the world of graduate studies.

Orientation for Graduate Students

Starting your master's, doctorate or graduate diploma this winter?

Attend one of the orientation sessions for graduate students to familiarize yourself with the campus, discover the resources available to help you succeed and start networking with fellow students.

Organized by the Graduate Student Mentoring Centre in partnership with the International Office, these sessions are a great way to start your experience at the University of Ottawa.

Session in English

Sunday, January 5, 2020
From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Faculty of Social Sciences Building (FSS)
120 University Private, Room 2005

Sign up to English session

Session in French

Sunday, January 5, 2020
From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Faculty of Social Sciences Building (FSS)
120 University Private, Room 1007

Sign up to French session

For more information, please contact us at

Are you an international graduate student? The International Office will provide you with important immigration information and content specific to your experience as a newly-arrived international student. Please ensure that you attend both this Graduate Orientation and the Orientation Sessions for International Students offered by the International Office. 

Hours of operation


Monday 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Fall and Winter

Monday Noon - 4 p.m.
Tuesday Noon - 4 p.m.
Wednesday Noon - 4 p.m.
Thursday Noon - 4 p.m.
Friday Noon - 4 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


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