Welcome to 101 Week!
We are delighted to welcome you to uOttawa and hope you’re excited about arriving to campus. As your Student Union, we will support you and ensure the best university experience for you. But first, let us introduce ourselves.
101 Week is a week-long event for first-year students, to help you settle in, make new friends, and get acquainted with the campus and its resources.
Kickstart your university experience with a week filled with exciting events, informative sessions, and opportunities to connect with fellow students!
10-Day Giveaway Countdown
Join us as we count down to the 101 Week. Prizes await, and the excitement begins this Wednesday. Follow us on Instagram and stay tuned for exciting daily giveaways that will kickstart your campus journey!
Some prizes are designed exclusively for first-tear students. Don’t miss a single chance to win!
Share your favorite songs with us!
We are curating the ultimate student playlist for the upcoming semester.
Let’s create an unforgettable playlist together!
Find your RSG and buy your kit!
To participate in the 101 Week, you can purchase the 101 Week kit from your Recognized Student Government (RSG).
Find out your RSG below and check their Instagram to buy your 101 week kit!
Don’t see your program on this list? Look them up on Instagram or check the uOttawa website!
Undergraduate Feminist and Gender Studies Students’ Association
The Conflict Studies and Human Rights Students' Association
The International, Political and Policy Studies Student Association
Sociology and Anthropology Student Association at uOttawa
What is 101 Week?
101 Week is an annual event at the beginning of each school year to welcome first-year students to our university. 101 Week helps students navigate classes, social life, and all the resources available at the uOttawa. Happening the first week of September, 101 Week is full of fun and informational events!
How much does 101 Week cost?
Cost for 101 Week will vary depending on which Student Association you register with. You may want to go through the association for your program.
What is an RSG?
A Recognized Student Government (RSG) is your student association! RSG members are elected from within your program and represent students through advocacy, boosting student life, and more.
Do I need to buy a kit in order to participate in 101 Week?
Yes. All students participating in 101 Week need to buy in through their RSG. A small amount of events will be open to outside participants, but the majority of events cannot be accessed without being registered and wearing your 101er bracelet.
When does registration open?
Registration for the week has already begun for many RSGs!