Common Law Reunion Weekend 2019

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It is with great pleasure that we invite you to join us for the 2019 Homecoming Weekend, taking place in Ottawa on the weekend of October 25-26, 2019. From the first graduating class of 1960, to those who graduated this spring, all alumni of the Common Law section are encouraged to attend!

This year, we will also be celebrating milestone anniversaries of the graduating classes of 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014.


Events and Registration

The Homecoming program will feature class reunions, social activities, an evening celebration, and more. For those in our milestone celebration classes, please keep an eye out for emails from your class champions with information regarding specific events they are planning for your class.

When RSVPing, please indicate which activities and events you would like to attend. Please RSVP no later than October 15, 2019.

Friday, October 25- Dean's Cocktail Reception:

Re-connect with your classmates and Faculty members at the Dean’s Cocktail Reception taking place from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Tsampalieros Atrium of Fauteux Hall.

Saturday, October 26- Law School Open House:

Join us between 9:30-11 a.m. for a light breakfast, tours, and activities at the Law School, including the opportunity to observe a moot competition practice in the Ian G. Scott Courtroom. Tours of the University will also be offered.

Saturday, October 26- Fun Run:

Starting point in the main lobby of Fauteux Hall at 9 a.m. to begin the run, jog, or walk along the scenic Rideau Canal. Afterward, we invite you back to the Law School for refreshments and activities that will be running until 11 a.m.

Saturday, October 26- Tour of Supreme Court of Canada:

Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Supreme Court of Canada. With limited space, RSVP quickly to ensure your spot!

Tour 1: Starts at 2 p.m. Please arrive by 1:30 p.m. to allow time for security process.
Tour 2: Starts at 2 p.m. Please arrive by 1:30 p.m. to allow time for security process.
Tour 3: Starts at 2:30 p.m. Please arrive by 2 p.m. to allow time for security process.


Saturday, October 26- Fireside Chat Cocktail Reception:

Join us for a cocktail reception from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the historic Rideau Club. Enjoy a variety of delicious hot and cold appetizers and small plates while re-connecting with your classmates and other alumni of the Common Law section. Guest speaker for the evening is The Hon. Justice Michael Moldaver of the Supreme Court of Canada.


If you have any questions or would like to get involved in planning for your class events, please contact


Register now!



Les Suites and the Lord Elgin hotels have both graciously offered uOttawa Faculty of Law Common Law Section Homecoming attendees an event discount. You can information on rates and how to book below.


Les Suites

130 Besserer St,
Ottawa, ON K1N 9M9

Please click here for the Event Preferred Rates
Password: 194515

Premiere One Bedroom Suites:$189.00/night (1 - 2 Occupancy)
Premiere Two Bedroom Suites:$289.00/night (1 - 4 Occupancy)

Please note:

Complimentary Wireless High Speed Internet included

Parking is an additional $28/day with unlimited in/out access

Rates subject to applicable taxes and fees

Suites are subject to availability; please be sure to create your reservation!

Reservations can also be made by calling the hotel direct: (613) 232-2000 or by email:,Please quote the group code 194515. 


Lord Elgin

100 Elgin St,
Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8


Rooms can be booked at the preferred rate discount of 15% off best available rate. 

In order to secure this rate, guests must ask for the University of Ottawa or CAUBO preferred rate.

To book a room, contact , or call 1-800-267-4298 or 613-235-3333.


Request for photos

We will be displaying a photo collage of your memories at Homecoming!

If you have any photos from your time at Law School, or photos of your classmates together after Law School, please email them to (high-resolution, please: 300dpi)

When sending photos, please include the Class Year and any names of the individuals you may know.

Homecoming calendar of events


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