La Cité Collégiale

Learn about services for students at La Cité collégiale, including their accessibility services, peer and academic support programs, financial aid, campus accessibility, and more.

General Information

La Cité collégiale is a francophone college with its main campus in Ottawa, Ontario and additional campuses in Orleans and Hawkesbury. La Cité collégiale offers more than 75 programs in 18 areas of study, including courses in:

  • Administration
  • Arts and Design
  • Communication
  • Construction and Mechanics
  • Electronics
  • Forestry
  • Esthetics and Hair Design
  • Housing and Planning
  • Hospitality
  • Computer Sciences
  • Media Sciences
  • College and University Preparatory Program
  • Applied Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Security
  • Legal Services
  • Tourism and Recreation

The addresses for La Cité collégiale campuses are:

Ottawa Campus:
801 Aviation Parkway
Ottawa, Ontario  K1K 4R3

Alphonse-Desjardins Campus:
Centre des métiers Minto
8700 Jeanne D'Arc Boulevard North
Orleans, Ontario  K4A 0S9

Hawkesbury Campus: 
570 Kitchener Street
Hawkesbury, Ontario  K6A 2P3
(613) 742-2493 or (800) 267-2483

(link is in French) 

Accessibility Services

The links below are in French only.

Accessibility Services

At La Cité collégiale, the office supporting students with disabilities is called Student Services. The Student Services Office is the primary place to find out about all of your disability related needs.


Accessibility Plan

For more information about accessibility at La Cité Collégiale, and their current initiatives to address issues of accessibility, please see La Cité Collégiale's Accessibility Plan.


Documentation Requirements

In order to access accommodations at La Cité Collégiale, please visit the linked webpage to learn what documentation is required to show proof of a disability.

Support Services Available

The links below are in French only.

Health Services

The Medical Clinic CSanté provides health services to all staff and students at La Cité collégiale. The clinic is staffed by a nurse at all times, with appointments with other health care professionals available at designated times. 


Counselling Services

La Cité collégiale offers Personal Counselling to all students who are experiencing stressful events in their lives. 


Academic Support

La Cité collégiale's Carrefour de la réussite offers academic support in a variety of subjects including French, English, Math, Science, Business, and Computing.


Library Support

The library at La Cité offers various resources for students including books, journals, magazines, and audio visual materials. The library also provides services for students such as a reference desk, interlibrary loans, as well as training courses on researching library materials and journal databases.


Academic Advising

La Cité Collégiale’s Counselling and Orientation Office provides services such as assistance with developing an academic and career plan, course selection, changing programs, and help to improve academic performance.


Other Support Services

Financial Aid

The links below are in French only.

Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards

La Cité collégiale's Scholarships and Financial Aid offers a range of financial assistance which consists of merit-based scholarships, need-based bursaries, and awards based on academic achievement. Information regarding La Cité 's financial aid is available on their website, as well as complete lists of scholarships, bursaries, awards, and contact information.

Residence and Housing

The links below are in French only.

On-Campus Housing

La Cité collégiale’s Residence offers accommodation in apartment style residence rooms. Residence units include a private bedroom and a shared washroom and kitchenette between 2 or 3 people. Building amenities include:

  • Common lounges
  • Common study areas
  • Game rooms
  • Common kitchens
  • Access to a front desk
  • Maintenance
  • Laundry facilities

All rooms in residence are furnished and include local telephone service and cable television, and internet in all common rooms. Residence rates are set each year for an 8-month stay. Meal plans are optional.

There are residence rooms available for students with reduced mobility.


Off-Campus Housing

La Cité collégiale offers an accommodation listing service of Off Campus Housing, where landlords can advertise rental properties available.

Getting Around

Campus Accessibility

La Cité Collégiale offers maps and locations for each campus.

(Link in French only)


Ottawa Transit

OC Transpo is comprised of buses, and a rail system called O-Trains. Students at La Cité collégiale can purchase a discounted passRoutes and maps are provided for each of the OC Transpo options.


The OC Transpo buses and O-Trains offer accessible transit services including low-floors and next stop announcement system.

The OC Transpo offers the Support Person and Attendants which allows users of the transit system who require a support person to have this person travel with them at no additional cost. Persons interested in the support person and attendants program must fill out the application form.

Para Transpo is a service that provides door-to-door accessible transit for persons who are unable to take conventional transit due to a disability. The OC Transpo has established eligibility guidelines for the use of Para Transpo. Persons seeking to use Para Transpo must submit an application form signed by a health practitioner. 

Academic Programs

The links below are in French only.

La Cité collégiale offers Full-Time ProgramsApprenticeships and many other courses.

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