AC Online serves all demographics, from learners right out of high school to working professionals who want additional qualifications or training. Students choose from more than 65 programs and 800 courses, ranging from interest courses to credentialed offerings such as certificates, diplomas and even graduate certificates.

Our courses provide unprecedented flexibility. Learners are able to get their education anytime, anywhere — in the morning or night, in Ottawa or from the other side of the world. They receive specialized support, whether they’re learning forensic accounting, early childhood education, or fitness and health promotion, they have a whole team behind them to ensure they are successful.

This campus has been designed to provide all the services and supports of a traditional campus – to provide everything our online learners need to be successful. If you have a goal, we can help you make it a reality.


Algonquin College Academic Advisors Directory
This section has links to see a list of Academic Advisors for each school and department.

Algonquin College Counselling Services
Find help with personal, academic, or career challenges and questions you’re facing, and get academic and career planning information.

Algonquin College – Credit Transfer Information
Algonquin College can accept certain internal credit transfers from one Algonquin program to another, as well as some external credit transfers from other post-secondary institutions.

Algonquin College – IT Helpdesk
Algonquin College’s IT Helpdesk can assist you with IT related issues you may be experience or to answer any questions you may have.

Algonquin College – Learning & Teaching Library
e-Resources are available off campus if you have a Algonquin College Library Account.

Algonquin College PLAR
Prior learning can be demonstrated through challenge exams or the portfolio process.

Algonquin Students’ Association
Offers a health and dental plan, field trip funding, printing services, tax preparation and much more.

Algonquin College Mamidosewin Indigenous Student Centre
Algonquin College Mamidosewin Indigenous Student Centre supports these efforts by welcomes and embraces diverse populations into college programs for the benefit of the entire community.

Algonquin Centre for Accessible Learning
Algonquin Centre for Accessible Learning provides assistance to students with disabilities. The staff works one-on-one with students to help them meet their individual needs.

Algonquin College Peer Tutoring
The Student Tutoring Service matches registered students who are having academic difficulties with trained students for one-to-one tutoring.

Resources on How to Study Online Successfully (SOS)

DepartmentResource NameTypeDescriptionLink
Content HubEssential Tips for Online LearnersArticleThese tricks and tips will help online learners stay focused and on task to succeed.Click here
Student SuccessSuccess in Online EnvironmentsVideoThis is a guide for new online students.Click here
Student SuccessWell-being and the Online EnvironmentGuideTips for supporting both student and faculty well-being virtually.Click here