Special Students

Courses Open to Special Students: Fall 2021

Registration will take place starting Tuesday, August 24, 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 cancellations of registration
  • Academic Records
  • Student identification card


Registration Procedures

Online enrolment – Tuesday, August 24, 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, August 13, 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, August 13, 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 – Tuesday, August 24, 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, by email to Christina Sardella at csardell@uottawa.ca.



Fall 2021

ANP1105 E 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.

For more information please contact: Christina Sardella

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