Incoming international exchange students

Student responsability

You are invited to consult this information on a regular basis as course information may be subject to change.We do apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

When enrolling in a program at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, it is the responsibility of each student to:

Students are welcome to consult a member of the Common Law Student Centre for assistance with any of these issues.

Enrollment process

  • Exchange students are NOT able to initially enroll online. You must enroll by completing a Fall term Enrollment form - Incoming exchange students and/or a Winter term Enrollment form - Incoming exchange students. On the form (s), you must rank your courses in terms of preference (starting at 1 for most preferred), including two alternative courses. If there is no space in your preferred courses, we will proceed with enrollment in your alternative selections.Please ensure that both preferred and alternative course selections do not result in any class or examination schedule conflicts. If there is no space in your alternative selections, we will contact you to discuss your options.
  • Incoming exchange students must also consult the course search engine for available courses offered for the upcoming academic year, however you must take the List of restricted courses in consideration when making your selection.
  • You are not permitted to enroll to any first-year courses;
  • Ensure that they have completed any prerequisites for courses selected;
  • Ensure that the courses selected do not result in class schedule or exam timetable conflicts;
  • Please note that you must enroll to a minimum of 12 units per term and a maximum of 15 units per term;
  • Submit your completed enrollment form by fax (613-562-5869), by email at clawacad@uottawa.ca, or in person (Fauteux Hall, room 237) to the Common Law Student Centre.
  • The Common Law Student Centre will not confirm receipt of your form or enrollment. Please check uoZone to confirm your enrollment and view your course timetable.
  • To modify your course selection, please contact the Student Centre. Keep in mind that enrollment requests for restricted courses will not be evaluated until September, and will depend on the number of seats available. 

Specific program registration instructions

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