Special Students

Courses Open to Special Students: Winter 2022

Registration will take place starting Wednesday, December 15, 2021.  You may consult the course timetable.

Please read the Registration Procedures below carefully.

Definition of Special Student (Undergraduate)

Special students are persons allowed by the University to register for undergraduate courses, for credit or as auditors, without seeking a degree, diploma or a certificate from the University.

Please visit the special student page for additional information regarding:

  • Admission requirements
  • Special student categories
  • Restrictions
  • General regulations
  • Registration procedures
  • Course changes or cancellation of registration
  • Academic Records
  • Student identification card


Registration Procedures

Online enrolment – Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at one-minute-past-midnight.

  • If you are a new special student at uOttawa, see New Special Students – Eligibility for online enrolment (below) first.
  • If you were enrolled at uOttawa or Saint Paul University as a special student at any time since January 2017, you can proceed directly to online enrolment. To do so, please log into uoZone

and click on the Enrol application.

  • If you are in the Transfer of credits category, you cannot enrol online. See instructions on how to enrol in person below.
New special students – Eligibility for online enrolment

Improving academic standing category
If you would like to enrol as a special student in the Improving academic standing category, you need to contact InfoService before Friday, December 10, 2021 to create a special student file so you can enrol online as soon as enrolment opens.

All other categories
New special students (those who have never been enrolled at uOttawa or Saint Paul University) must fill out the personal identification form for undergraduate special students before Friday, December 10, 2021 in order to be able to enrol online as soon as enrolment starts. Once you’ve submitted this form, we’ll email you instructions on how to enrol.

Enrolment in person – Wednesday, December 15, 2021

  • Fill out the undergraduate special student registration form. Sign it, and, depending on your special student category, bring it with you during the enrolment period to one of these two locations:
    • Personal interest and improving academic standing: InfoService (Tabaret Hall (TBT112), 75 Laurier Avenue East)
    • Transfer of credits, upgrading and professional certification: Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 451 Smyth Road, room 3510, Monday-Friday 9am-3pm.



Winter 2020





D Human Anatomy & Physiology I

An introduction to tissue and cell morphology, biochemistry of the cell and physiological concepts including diffusion, osmosis and membrane transport mechanisms. Anatomy and physiology of cardiovascular, blood, lymphatic and respiratory systems. Introduction to the control mechanisms: concepts of homeostasis, nervous and endocrine systems. 

Prerequisite: OAC or 4U Biology. Previously ANP1101, ANP1303

ANP1106   Human Anatomy & Physiology II

Anatomy of the skeleton, including the axial and appendicular skeleton. Anatomy and physiology of skeletal muscles of the trunk and limbs. Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system including receptors, the sensory and motor pathways, the lower and higher functions of the central nervous system.

Prerequisite: OAC or 4U Biology. Previously ANP1102
ANP1107   Human Anatomy & Physiology III

Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine regulation of metabolism, the digestive system, the reproductive system, and the urinary system; acid/base and water balance

Prerequisite: OAC or 4U Biology. Previously ANP1304

For more information please contact: Christina Sardella

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