Future CU Parents

Carleton has been monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely. The safety of the Carleton community and our visitors is our top priority.

Welcome Future CU Parents!

This page is dedicated to the parents and family members of future Carleton students. Here you will find information to support your student as they make the transition to university.

Admissions Information

Learn about admission requirements and how to apply.

Enriched Support Program (ESP) and Indigenous Enriched Support Program (IESP)

The Enriched Support Program (ESP) and Indigenous Enriched Support Program (IESP) are one-year transition programs for students seeking entry to university. The ESP and IESP provide opportunities for prospective students to demonstrate their potential to succeed at university.

Guided Virtual Campus Tours

Join our Tour Guides as they virtually walk you, and up to 10 guests, through some of our favourite campus locations on a 45-minute online tour! Each tour will include a live Q&A with your Tour Guide. Tour Guides are not only campus experts, they are also current Carleton students who can share their personal experiences and offer first-hand knowledge and insight into academics, support services and student life.

Our highly trained Campus Tour Guides are excited to virtually welcome you to our beautiful, riverside campus.

Find out more!

Innovative Programs and Experiential Learning

Learn about our academic programs and the dynamic learning opportunities available at Carleton.

Awards and Financial Aid

Carleton University has one of the most generous scholarship and bursary programs in Canada. Last year, more than 12,000 scholarships and bursaries totalling over $24 million were awarded to undergraduate students. Find out more!

Life in Residence

Find out more about residence, including information about the meal plans, costs and fees, residence life and the residence buildings.

Campus Safety Services

Campus Safety Services provides a wide range of safety and security services to ensure the safety of the Carleton University community.

More Ways to

Stay Connected with Carleton

Sign up for Carleton 360

Get started in Carleton360 to receive tailored information on our programs, student services and community.

Take a virtual campus tour

Explore Carleton's beautiful riverside campus inside our virtual tour. More scenes coming soon!