Resources and services for students

TLSS's mandate is to support faculty, but it also develops resources for students to help them use learning technologies.

Tech specs photoWhen embarking on a journey to pursue a university course, it is imperative to ensure that your computer meets certain minimum requirements. These requirements are the backbone of your academic success, as they directly impact your ability to engage with course materials, complete assignments, and participate in virtual learning environments. On the following IT webpage, you will see the essential computer specifications and hardware components necessary to navigate the demanding world of university-level programs. Whether you're a prospective student or looking to upgrade your existing setup, understanding these minimum requirements will help you make the most of your educational experience. Let's dive into the key considerations for your academic computing needs..

Introducing Microsoft Copilot

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A personal AI companion

Discover the power of Microsoft Copilot, your personal AI companion. From writing code to generating creative content, Copilot is here to make your student journey smoother and more efficient.

How to get started: Watch our one-minute video showing how to use Copilot or learn more about the features and benefits Copilot at uOttawa. You can also learn more about the tool the Microsoft website

Virtual Campus (Brightspace)

Virtual Campus (Brightspace) for students

We offer students 24/7 technical support for all matters relating to the Virtual Campus (Brightspace). We invite you to visit our dedicated student page for the Virtual Campus (Brightspace) and other academic, technological and study support services.

Key resources

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Learn how to access Brightspace, and get round-the-clock answers to your questions or support issues via the Student Brightspace page.

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The Academic Accommodations Service works with the University of Ottawa community to support students with temporary or permanent disability.

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Staff and faculty are committed to providing students with an environment favorable to their success by supporting them in their academic development and success, providing personal support and helping them prepare for their careers.

Key accounts

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Access course websites and e-learning resources through a one-stop sign-in portal.

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Access the student portal and online tools.

Link to uOttawa email page details

Log into your uOttawa email.

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Page for current students

The current student hub is your one-stop shop for all uO student resources, from managing your courses to tuition to activities and more.

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