Get Involved! Student Group Fair

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Join a group or start a group! Student groups create an atmosphere of diversity, excitement, and support. At this Fair, student-run groups at OCAD will promote themselves and recruit new members.

Venue & Address: 
Caldwell/Mader Passage and Room 187 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario

OCAD at Ontario Universities Fair

Friday, September 28, 2007 - 4:00am to Sunday, September 30, 2007 - 4:00am

OCAD begins another year of student recruitment with the Ontario Universities Fair, September 28, 29 and 30 at the Metro Convention Centre. The fair provides a great opportunity for prospective students to collect information about the post-secondary choices Ontario's university system offers. The event attracted over 80,000 last year and gives OCAD faculty, alumni and administrators a chance to discuss the benefits of a visual art and design education.

Venue & Address: 
Metro Toronto Convention Centre 255 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario

Mirage( the Sudden Appearance of Many Marys)

Thursday, October 25, 2007 - 4:00am

instructor Vessna Perunovich will present her newest performance piece "Mirage( the Sudden Appearance of Many Marys)" at the Toronto International Art Fair, Opening Gala Event.The project has been developed in colaboration with choreographer Zoja Smutny and costume designer Vanja Vasic and is produced by Bjoranson Kajiwara Gallery from Vancouver, BC.

Venue & Address: 
Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building, Exhibit Hall A & B255 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario
Tickets: $185

OCAD U Zine Fair

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 4:00pm to Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 11:00pm

The OCAD U Zine Fair is back for its 8th year! Come meet creators from the OCAD U zine community and check out zines, prints, comics and more for sale. This year, for the first time, the Zine Fair will be on for two days and include more vendors than ever before. 

March 9th & 10th
11am - 6pm 

The Zine Library will be hosting button making at the event. Make your first button for free! After that you can make four for $1. All proceeds from button making will go to growing the OCAD Zine Library collection, particularly in under-represented areas.

The OCAD U Zine Collective's Self Care for Artists & Deigners zine, featuring submissions from the OCAD U community and funded by the Student Union, will debut at the fair.

Poster design by Alexander Bailey.

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul Street, First Floor Lobby
8th Annual Zine Fair 2016 poster with event info

OCAD U Campus Life Mini Community Fair

Carved pumpkin silhouettes
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

> Halloween treats and pumpkin carving!
> Meet the friendly faces behind ‪#‎ocadustudentgroups
> Meet the friendly faces behind University services
> Campus Life CONNECT U co-hosted by OCAD University Library
> Winter coat and sock drive supported by zipcar!

Venue & Address: 
Main Lobby, 100 McCaul Street
416 977 6000 Ext. 275

30th Annual Book Arts Fair

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 3:00pm to 10:00pm

OCAD University’s printmaking department presents the 30th annual Book Arts Fair. Come and browse the uniquely handmade and crafted works by many book artists, printmakers, artists, small publishers, students, professional artists, papermakers and printmaking suppliers.

This is a fundraiser! The money raised by donation and raffle tickets goes to the upcoming year’s students awards and initiatives in the OCAD Printmaking Department. Suggested donation of $5.00 (or more!) 

Many thanks to ABOVEGROUND, for their support of this event.

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University Great Hall 100 McCaul St.
Event Poster

OCAD U Entrepreneurship

Poster with boxes of text against coloured backgrounds
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 1:00am to Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 12:00am

OCAD U Entrepreneurship Students present a series of socially engaged business activities. Activities are hosted November 11 to 15 at various locations. We look forward to you joining us!



Headphone Helpers are made from 100% recycled wood. This eco-friendly, handmade product will ensure that your earbuds stay organized wherever you go! Starting at a minimum $2 donation, 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada, whose focus is to conserve forests and the species who reside within them.

Find us at our Facebook page for purchase information



Join us in celebration of Movember. MOCADU will be hosting a Movember themed event to raise awareness of cancer in the community.

Tuesday November 11, 8 p.m. to midnight @The Local Gest, 424 Parliament St.

Tickets are $3.00 at the door. Purchase ticket with valid OCAD U I.D. for drink and food specials.



Third Time's a Charm presents REDUCE.REUSE.RECYCLE, a charity art show. The event will raise money for the Riverdale Housing Action Group and the fight against homelessness. The goal of this event is to create support services for Riverdale and to create a dialog between the community and artists. All of the artists are creating art for recycled materials, taking used products from the home to help build homes for others. The night will include a silent auction, music, art and warm fall drinks.

Friday November 14th, 6pm till late @ 1075 Bathurst St.

Ticket are $10. Contact to arrange ticket sales prior to the event.


OCAD Popped

OCADPopped Presents 49 MaCaul, A silent student auction and art competition. This event is designed to give students a chance to network with community members and colleagues while having the opportunity to sell their work. The students' works will be juried by you and the selected best artist will win a cash prize.

Visit the link below to learn more about OCADPopped

Friday November 14th, 7pm - 11pm @ 49 McCaul St.

Tickets are $5

Email or call Beatrix Eckley @ 905 808 9027 to reserve tickets.



Get Your Geek On TO is a science fair style event celebrating everything geeky in Toronto. Makers of all walks of life are invited to participate for free as exhibitors and compete for awesome prizes and titles. Non-participants can purchase tickets in order to view our exhibitors' work and partake in light refreshments. We'll also be hosting a ra‑ffe for more fun and geeky prizes!

Saturday November 15th, 2pm - 7pm @ 49 McCaul St.

Tickets are $8 for non-exhibitors; Free for exhibitors

Tickets can be purchased on the day or online at

Venue & Address: 
MOCADU: Tuesday November 11, 8 p.m. to midnight @The Local Gest, 424 Parliament St. REDUCE.REUSE.RECYCLE: Friday November 14, 6 p.m. til late @ 1075 Bathurst St. OCAD Popped :Friday November 14, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. @ 49 McCaul St. GET YOUR GEEK ON TO: Saturday November 15, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. @ 49 McCaul St.
<p>For information about Entrepreneurship at OCAD U, contact Dr. Alia Weston:</p>

Grad Open + Info Sessions

Graduate Studies Open House poster with grey and pink text against white background
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:00pm to Friday, November 21, 2014 - 2:30am

OCAD University attracts curious and creative graduate students who expect something more from their education and are willing to challenge themselves to achieve it. Are you ready to explore, enrich and expand your horizons? If so, join us for an informative evening about our graduate programs.

Our open house and information sessions have been combined into one exciting evening. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. with information sessions starting at 6:00 p.m. Join us before or after the sessions for a tour and to meet and mingle with students and faculty members.


5:00pm – 8:30pm – Graduate Programs Fair

5:30pm/7:45pm/8:00pm – Studio Tours

6:00pm – Graduate Studies Overview Presentation

6:45pm – 7:45pm – Individual Program Information Sessions

5:00pm – 9:30pm – Common Room/Nomadic Resident Exhibition 


More information about OCAD U's graduate programs:

The application deadline for all programs is Monday, January 19, 2015. Learn about our application process.


At OCAD University, we give ideas a place and a space. We are located in Toronto, in the heart of Canada’s most culturally vibrant city. Our ability to offer graduate students a unique experience is solidly rooted in our 138-year history of delivering uncompromising art and design education. Grounded in practice, theory, research and professionalism, with an eye on experimentation and change, we deliver advanced experiential learning. Our graduate students enjoy unrivalled opportunities to practice with expert faculty, in studios, labs and through exceptional internships.

Connect with us on Twitter @OCADUgrad!

Venue & Address: 
205 Richmond Street West, Toronto
416-977-6000 Ext. 423

Housing Fair

Colourful map of the Greater Toronto Area
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Stop by! Get helpful tips! Find Roommates! Important info!

Finding appropriate student housing takes dedication and time.

In an effort to make this process as easy as possible, a variety of housing information services will be on campus.

Venue & Address: 
Main Lobby, 100 McCaul Street Toronto, Ontario

Art Toronto: The Toronto International Art Fair

Illustration featuring a blue sky with cloud, pairs of white wings and figure wearing decorative head piece in foreground
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 4:00pm to Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:00pm


Founded in 2000, Art Toronto: Toronto International Art Fair is Canada’s only modern and contemporary fine art fair, providing unique access to the Canadian art market. An annual fall event, Art Toronto serves as the galvanizing vehicle for the nation’s art world. Considered the country’s must-attend event for art collectors and industry professionals, Art Toronto is the place for galleries wishing to attract a new sophisticated market of collectors, and professionals, and the place to network with a diverse and well connected group of fellow participants. Building on its successful platform as an exceptionally well serviced, user friendly fair, Art Toronto presents more than 100 select galleries, complemented with special projects, exhibits, a full VIP program and dynamic cultural offerings.

With work by OCAD U faculty and alumni.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Special Collector’s Preview 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Opening Night Preview 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Friday October 24th to Monday October 27th, 2014
Friday & Saturday – Noon to 8pm
Sunday & Monday – Noon to 6pm

Image credit: Jean-Christian Knaff, White Cloud, Associate Professor, Illustration, OCAD University - CFA Gallery, Booth 112




Venue & Address: 
Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building, Exhibit Hall A &amp; B 255 Front Street West