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The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology

The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology

The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology


Consider Algonquin’s unique campuses

Algonquin College, located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, offers an experience that includes personalized learning and industry-ready skills through fieldwork, work placement, and co-op. With more than 300 programs, including degrees and graduate certificates, we have the right option for you..

In addition to our main campus in Ottawa, Canada, we have two satellite campuses in Perth and Pembroke, Ontario.

Algonquin College students come from around the world to make a global impact. Explore our programs and discover the advantages of studying at Algonquin College today.

Algonquin’s organizational philosophy is defined by its mission, vision, and core values. The following are intended to serve as points of inspiration, carefully articulating our purpose.


To transform hopes and dreams into lifelong success.


To be a global leader in personalized, digitally connected, experiential learning.

Our values

Caring, Learning, Integrity, Respect.

Campus Features


Located in the nation’s capital, our main Campus offers programs in everything from accounting and nursing to computing and welding. Surrounded by Canada’s largest high-tech community, our well-equipped Campus —one of the largest in Ontario — is minutes from parks, museums, and the world-famous Rideau Canal.


Situated on the Ottawa River, Pembroke is a vibrant community known as “the heart of the Ottawa Valley.” The waterfront Campus provides programs in diverse fields — carpentry, outdoor adventure, forestry, and police foundations, to name a few. You can enjoy numerous outdoor activities as part of your program or a daily experience.


Our Campus in the historic town of Perth with its many heritage buildings offers the intimacy of small classes in such specialized programs as Business Agriculture and Heritage Carpentry, among others. You’ll also appreciate a welcoming community with a lively arts scene and plenty of outdoor and recreational activities.

AC Online

With more than 15 years of experience delivering online programs and courses, AC Online leads the way in online education. We offer full post-secondary programs as well as professional development courses. You can also take a course for personal interest. Our many options let you explore a large collection of topics studying anytime, anywhere.

On-Campus Housing


Algonquin College offers Residence, at the Ottawa Campus. Live with a roommate in a two-bedroom suite featuring two separate, fully-furnished bedrooms.


  • Student community – on-campus location
  • All-inclusive fees
  • 24-hour security and support
  • Prepared food options
  • Amenities and social events

Off-Campus Housing


Live with or without roommates in a variety of housing arrangements.


  • Variety of price ranges and housing options
  • Can choose to live alone or with others
  • Flexibility with meals, living arrangements, and amenities
  • Subletting allows for a short-term commitment.

Homestay Accommodations for International Students


Available in Ottawa and Pembroke. International students can live with a Canadian family in a private room.


  • Built-in Canadian support
  • Choose your meal plan
  • Learn about Canadian culture
  • Practice your English

Sports & Fitness

Staying active with sports and fitness

Whether you’re interested in competitive sports or just want to stay fit, you’ll find many opportunities to stay active and have fun at Algonquin.

Thunder Varsity Sports

Algonquin is a proud member of both the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) and the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA). Our Varsity teams compete in 6 sports at the provincial level within the OCAA. In addition, our Men’s and Women’s teams in Basketball, Soccer, and Volleyball can qualify to compete for a “National Championship” as members of the CCAA.

Campus Recreational Sports are organized for students within a fair-play environment. The Athletic Department offers a wide variety of leagues, tournaments, and off-campus activities throughout the academic year, at both the Woodroffe and Pembroke campuses.

The Fitness Zone is a state-of-the-art fitness center, located on the Woodroffe Campus, dedicated to enhancing your quality of life through physical fitness. Certified Personal Trainers are available to help you reach your fitness goals, and push you to the next level. Memberships are available to students, Algonquin College employees, and the community.

Students at the Pembroke Campus are eligible for discounted memberships at local community fitness centers.

Student Residence

Residence offers everything you need for a smooth transition to college life. You’ll find new friends, events, recreation facilities, and social activities. Our residence in Ottawa has 525 two-bedroom suites that can accommodate 1,050 students. Each suite features two separate, fully furnished bedrooms, a shared bathroom, and a shared kitchenette. Ottawa Residence Includes:

  • Internet service
  • Telephone service
  • Cable TV
  • Utilities
  • Light housekeeping
  • 24-hour security services
  • Controlled-access entry
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fitness facility
  • Lounge spaces (sports lounge, movie lounge, study rooms)
  • Barrier-free rooms

    Why study at The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology

    Thank you for choosing Continuing Education at Algonquin College! The information below will provide you with everything you need to get started.

    Algonquin College Student Information System (ACSIS)

    ACSIS represents an online version of the Registrar’s Office. You will log in to ACSIS using the student number provided in your welcome email. Within ACSIS you can update your personal information, retrieve your network ID and password, order transcripts, download tax receipts, view your final grades, and more.

    Campus Life & Facilities

    The Students’ Association (SA) is an elected group of individuals who represent student interests at Algonquin. The SA is responsible for:

    • Athletic activities

    • Campus events

    • Special-interest clubs and associations

    • Managing The Observatory, one of the lounges on the Woodroffe Campus, and The Landing student lounge on the Pembroke Campus.

    Student Affairs and Orientation strives to represent all facets of the post-secondary experience, including:

    • Combining education with hands-on learning and entertainment

    • Organizing student orientation

    • Creating memorable events

    • Offering leadership opportunities that leave you wanting more


    • Perth

      7 Craig St, K7H 1X7, Perth

    • Pembroke

      1 College Way, Pembroke, Ontario , K8A 0C8, Pembroke

    • Mississauga

      33 City Centre Dr, Mississauga, ON, Canada, L5B 2N5, Mississauga

    • Ottawa

      1385 Woodroffe Avenue, K2G 1V8, Ottawa

    • Ottawa

      1385 Woodroffe Ave Ottawa, Ontario , K2G 1V8, Ottawa

    • North York

      33 – 4950 Yonge Street North York, ON, M2N 6K1, North York