Discovery University

Discovery University offers university-level courses to people living on low incomes or experiencing homelessness, taught by instructors from Ottawa’s universities – Carleton University, University of Ottawa and Saint Paul University. There are no course fees and course materials are free. Ten-week classes are offered twice a year.

*Please note that, in order to attend Discovery University, applicants must be over 18 years of age.

Interested in becoming a student? Please check back here for updates on Summer programming in early Spring 2023!

For more information about the program please contact Michael Toffelmire at 613-914-4575 or