Ontario Tech University

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Our Priorities

Tech with a conscience
We aim to improve the lives of humans and the planet through the ethical application of technology. It's a key component in our teaching and learning practices, administrative processes and innovative research projects.

Learning re-imagined
We adapt to the ever-changing educational landscape by experimenting with the most effective ways to deliver flexible and dynamic learning, giving more choices to more people.

Creating a sticky campus
We promote positive social change and encourage an accessible, equitable, diverse and inclusive culture for our campus community.

We help industry, community, government and academic partners be more effective by bringing them together with students and researchers to uncover innovative solutions for our partners' most pressing problems.

Areas of Expertise

Our diverse array of career-focused, market-driven programs are tailored to ensure you have a competitive advantage in a dynamic and ever-changing workplace. Enrol at Ontario Tech to do more than earn a university degree alone; emerge with a competitive edge and as a leader with something special to offer the world.

On Campus Housing

Our Simcoe Village and South Village residences provide accommodations for 1,360 students. If you're a first-year student, you're guaranteed a spot in residence if you apply by June 1 and accept our offer of admission.

All residences feature 24-hour security; controlled building access; furnished lounges; a games room, meeting room and common study areas; individually-controlled air conditioning/heating; light housekeeping every two weeks; a movie lounge with a large-screen TV and theatre-style seating; on-site laundry, additional kitchen facilities and storage space; on-site management; and TV, cable, phone and high-speed internet access. Learn more at https://ontariotechuresidence.ca/.

Off Campus Housing

We provide off-campus living resources and assistance for students, landlords and residents. In addition to a listing service, general housing information and advice are available. Learn more at ontariotechu.ca/current-students/campus-services/housing-options/off-campus.

Incoming Students

At Ontario Tech University, emphasis is given to building a learning community that is supportive of student success in all its facets: intellectually; emotionally; socially; and physically. We offer a variety of activities to meet the diverse needs of our student population and our combination of modern facilities and student-centred services foster student success.

Career Planning

Our Career Centre is your source for information on full-time, part-time, and summer employment opportunities both on and off campus. Career advisors will teach you to search online employment ads, help with resumé writing and interview skills, and prepare you for recruiting interviews. The staff also organizes an annual job fair and company tours throughout the year. Learn more at ontariotechu.ca/careercentre.


If you want to challenge your body as well as your mind, we offer plenty of opportunities on campus to stay active and physically fit. Our Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre includes five gymnasiums, an elevated indoor walking/jogging track and the FLEX, a 10,000-square-foot fitness centre featuring top-of-the-line cardio and weight machines. At the north Oshawa location you’ll also find our Campus Ice Centre and Campus Field House. Learn more at www.campusrecreationcentre.com.


The Ontario Tech Student Union (OTSU) is dedicated to enhancing the student experience; clubs and societies are your way to join in. Clubs and societies are student run groups with the aim of connecting students to make a difference in our community. Learn more at www.otsu.ca..

Information Technology

Ontario Tech University will provide learning and teaching for the 21st century. Each student benefits from the use of a personal laptop computer and our fully networked campus. When you lease your personal laptop from the university, you get more than just a connection to faculty, students, online learning resources, and course material. You get software, training, computer support and service, and insurance. The leasing program ensures you have the latest in hardware and software specific to your program, giving you a real advantage in your professional development.

Special Services

We are committed to equity and inclusion for everyone. Come discover our accommodations, financial support and events to help build an accessible university and to ensure all of our students have equal opportunities to succeed. Learn more at https://www.ontariotechu.ca/sas.

Campus Tour

The best way to get to know Ontario Tech is to get yourself on our campus. Tours are available upon request. Book a tour at www.ontariotechu.ca/future-students/undergraduate/campus-tours-and-events/book-a-campus-tour.php.

Modified on September 15, 2022

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