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.

Upcoming Events

Future Raven Family Night

As the parent/guardian of a student ready to head off to university, we know that you have many questions about this next step in their journey. We can’t wait to answer all of your questions and tell you everything you need to know about Carleton University!

You and your family are invited to our virtual Future Raven Family Night on Thursday, December 9, 2021, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (ET).

Get to know us:

  • Join our live information sessions about financing your education, employability, accessibility services, student life and more; and
  • Speak directly with Carleton representatives and current students about admissions, awards, residence, athletics, Indigenous student services, wellness and so much more at our virtual booths.

Find out more!

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.

Explore our campus!

In-person Campus Tours

We are happy to announce that our in-person campus tours are back! Please note that all visiting guests must use the cuScreen platform (carleton.ca/covid19/cuscreen) to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination and use the self-screening tool before visiting our campus. For more information about our in-person tours, visit carleton.ca/tours.

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 live, guided 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. Information, including tour dates and times, can be found at carleton.ca/tours.

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 14,700 scholarships and bursaries totalling over $28.6 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!