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At Saint Paul University, we are committed to what really matters: your success. Day after day, some 250 professors and employees work hard to offer you quality services that fit your ambitions.


Saint Paul University Students’ Association (SPUSA)

As an independent organization that is active in various areas of student life, SPUSA looks out for you: health insurance, income tax returns, student rights, U-PASS, ISIC card, legal support, access to the University of Ottawa walk-home service and the food bank, lounge, etc. Stop by to see the leaders of your Association on the lower level of Guigues Hall, across from the cafeteria.


Jean-Léon-Allie Library and Archives (future learning hub)

SPU’s research and workspace par excellence, the Jean-Léon-Allie Library and Archives, is beginning a major renovation.

In addition to current resources (collaborative spaces, individual study rooms, 1.5 million electronic publications and some 30,000 rare books), the future learning hub will include a café and bring together a number of existing services:

Student Academic Success Service (SASS)

  • Writing help
  • Counselling
  • Orientation
  • Time management workshop

 Internship office

  • Help finding internships
  • One-on-one consultation
  • Training and professional development
  • Support for the practical component of programs


Office of Admission, Registrar and Student Services: visit G165 or write to


International Office

Education is going global! Choosing SPU means having a rewarding international experience, whether through taking part in an exchange, coming to study here from abroad or benefiting from the amazing cultural diversity of our student population and our staff.

The SPU International Office helps students on the move:

  • we have some 19 partnership agreements with institutions of higher education in 14 countries;
  • growing student mobility has allowed many SPU students to spend one or two terms abroad;
  • we welcome more than 200 international students from around 50 countries.

You can meet Michelle Veilleux, director of the International Office, at G140.


Café Urban

It’s all fresh! SPU is the only university in the region that offers healthy fare prepared on site using unprocessed ingredients. Our chef even stocks up in our community garden. Locavores, grab your forks!


Multiservices Centre
A one-stop shop where you can buy your books and your parking permit. The Multiservices Centre also takes care of your photocopying needs. Come and see this friendly team at G020.


Computer and Distance Education Services (CDES)

Next door to the Multiservices Centre, the CDES team looks after EVERYTHING related to technology: servers, microcomputers, computer labs, telephone services, wired and wireless networks, and audiovisual services and equipment. It also offers flexible learning for students registered in distance education courses, webinars and lectures. Visit these tech gurus at G020.


Academic advisors

All year long, academic advisors are there to guide you in your course selection and to give you information on programs and university regulations. Make an appointment by email anytime:




uOttawa Shuttle

Travelling between Saint Paul University and the University of Ottawa for free has never been easier! From September to May, the shuttle makes regular trips between the two campuses.

To get the schedule, go to SPU Reception (at the main entrance to Guigues Hall, up the stairs).


The Oasis

Welcome, serve and celebrate: these are the fundamental values of Pastoral Services. The Oasis welcomes a range of activities: yoga, music, collective kitchen, knitting, spiritual support, volunteer activities, liturgical celebrations, and more.



The campus residence includes 77 bright and fully furnished suites:

  • Two bedrooms, each with a double bed and TV
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen with microwave, stove and fridge, etc.
  • Free Internet, cable and housekeeping
  • Work space
  • Option to choose your suite-mate

The building also offers many advantages:

  • 24/7 security
  • Shared kitchens
  • Smart washers and dryers
  • Fitness centre with a view
  • TV lounges and study rooms
  • Courtyard and patio with barbecue


The best of two worlds

As an SPU student, you also have access to University of Ottawa services:

  • Courses
  • Intercampus shuttle
  • Sports facilities
  • Library
  • Health services


Financial Services

The primary role of the Accounts Receivable section of Financial Services is to collect tuition fees and manage student accounts.

To meet with a representative from Financial Services, go to G172. You can also contact our specialists by phone at 613‑236‑1393, ext. 2295 or 2512, or by email at



Counselling Service
Are you having romantic, emotional, family, financial, relationship or academic problems? You are not alone: trained counsellors are there to support you. Go and see them at L362.

IMPORTANT: If there is an emergency on campus, contact Protection Services at 613‑978‑3776. Add this number to your contacts.