Recruitment and Communications Services
Telephone: 613-236-1393
1-800 637-6859
Ext. 2344
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1. What is the student intranet?

The student intranet is the portal for Saint Paul University students.

Why is it important? The intranet is home to many tools that will make your life easier, from the job board to the list of events organized on campus, using links that take you to essential resources, such as uoCampus.


2. What is uoZone?

uoZone is the portal for University of Ottawa students, BUT you need to access it to create and manage your email account. Because Saint Paul University is federated with the University of Ottawa, your email address ends with

Why is it important? Saint Paul University communicates with you at this address.

TIP: Check your email every day so you don’t miss an important notice. Make sure you are receiving new messages on your mobile phone.


3. What is uoCampus?

uoCampus is the portal through which you can access and manage a number of student services, including

  • Course registration
  • Your student email account
  • Tuition fee invoices and billing information
  • Personal information
  • Unofficial transcripts


4. How can I access uoCampus?

You can get to uoCampus through the student intranet.


5. How do I attend my online courses?

All of your course information and content is available on Brightspace, your virtual campus platform.

All communication and all notifications of new content are sent to your address.


6. How do I access Brightspace?

Brightspace is accessible through the student intranet. The login information is the same as for uoZone.

TIP: You can download the Brightspace Pulse app and easily access this virtual campus on your phone!


7. How do I get my passwords for my student accounts?

Student intranet: Contact Computer and Distance Education Services (CDES) at Saint Paul University at 613-236-1393, ext. 2234.

uoZone: Fill-out the Service Desk Request Form or contact the Information Technology department at the University of Ottawa at 613-562-5800, ext. 6555.

Brightspace: Your Brightspace password is the same as your uoZone password.




1. Do I need to wear a mask on campus?

We encourage everyone to wear masks in all common indoor spaces on our campus – this includes hallways, stairways, washrooms and elevators.

For additional information regarding COVID-19 procedures and protocols on campus, please click here.


2. If I am not on campus, how can I get my student card?

If you are not able to come to campus, you are not required to get your student card – having a student number is sufficient for all university-related services. Student numbers are assigned to all students when they receive their letter of admission.


3. How do I get exempt from the U-PASS?

First, please verify that you meet the exemption criteria by visiting

Next, you will be required to submit your completed exemption form to by September 30, 2020.


4. How do I connect to the WiFi on campus?

On the SPU campus, you can access the “eduroam” wireless network.

Username: The first part of your address

Password: The same password as for your account

For more information, please visit:

TIP: You have free access to eduroam on all post-secondary campuses in Canada!


5. Where is Computer and Distance Education Services (CDES) located?

CDES is located in room G020.

If you require assistance from CDES, you are encouraged to call 613-236-1393, ext. 2234, or to fill out the Help Desk request form:

TIP: To find your way around, watch this tutorial:


6. Where is the University Library?

You will find the Jean-Léon-Allie Library and Archives on the first floor of Guigues Hall.


7. Is the Library open, even with COVID-19 physical distancing?

The Library is currently open to members of the University community with reduced services and physical distancing protocols in place to ensure the safety of patrons and staff.

For more information about available services, please visit:


8. Where can I get coffee?

Located in Guigues Hall, Café Urban is your on-campus stop for coffee and fresh snacks. Café Urban will be open and ready to serve students in September.


9. How can I contact the Student Association (SPUSA)?

If you have questions about student health insurance, U-PASS or other student services, SPUSA is here for you!

To get in touch with SPUSA, call 613-236-1393, ext. 3008, or email them at


10. What is the schedule for the shuttle (UO/SPU/UO)?

For the complete shuttle schedule, please visit: