Welcome Week 2017 | Dominican University College


Welcome to all students!


We are looking forward to meeting all new students and re-connecting with all returning students. DUC professors, staff, and the student association (AECDO) has a full line up to break in the new academic year. 

Are you a new student starting this fall? Click here for orientation details!


Schedule of Activities

Last updated: Thursday, August 24, 2017


Tuesday, September 5

At DUC, students are able to per-register for their classes through the DUC Portal, Dominicus. However, all students must register in-person on Tuesday, September 5th, from 8am - 11:30am & 1pm - 4pm. 

  • Step 1: Visit Room 202 to receive Registration kit.

  • Step 2: Meet with the Dean to discuss your program of study (Philosophy, Jean-François Méthot - Room 219; Theology, Didier Caenepeel - Room 221).

  • Step 3: See Peter Foy in Room 303 to pay tuition fees. (N.B. Tuition can also be paid Online. Deadline is September 30th).

  • Step 4: Stop by Room 201 to receive your student card and DUC email address. 

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Wednesday, September 6

Following Registration Day, the university holds its Opening Ceremonies on Wednesday, September 6th. The schedule is as follows:

  • 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Mandatory Orientation Session for all students: Academic Support Services (Bilingual - Room 219)

  • 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Mandatory Information Sessions by Faculty

    • Philosophy Undergraduates English (Room 219)

    • Theology Undergraduates English (Room 221)

    • Philosophy Graduate Bilingual (Room 202)

    • Theology Graduate Bilingual (Chenu)

  • 11:45 a.m. Holy Spirit Mass celebrated by the Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, SJ, Archbishop of Ottawa

  • 12:15 p.m.  Outdoor BBQ with students, faculty and staff (With games and music!)


The student association is also planning a pub night get-together on Friday, August 8th. Stay tuned for details. 


Thursday, September 7

- Courses begin