• Congratulations to Professor Richard Clayman, 2016 Part-Time Professor of the Year!
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Membership Meeting & Important Deadlines

Welcome Back!

As the new academic year begins, the Association wishes you the best of luck with your courses. Be sure to continue reading our Newsletters and emails to be up to date on important deadlines, benefits, and upcoming meetings. For more information on the Association of Part-Time Professors, take a look at our website.

Collective Agreement Ratification Meeting – September 24 2014

The Association’s Board of Directors has called a Special General Meeting to ratify the new Collective Agreement.

This meeting will be held:
*Please note the date change!*
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 6:00pm
FSS 4007

Please confirm your attendance:
If you cannot attend the meeting, but would like to vote on whether or not to ratify the new Collective Agreement, the Association will be accepting votes on Thursday, September 25th from 9:00am to 5:00pm in the Association's office (UCU 124).
** If you need any specific accommodation requirements, please let us know. The meeting will be held in a physically accessible room.


Keeping Track of Seniority Points – Deadline September 15 2014

The Seniority List was published by the University in July 2014. If you have not already done so, verify the list to ensure that your seniority points match the report.
Please note that the points on the website are as of July 2014, and any courses ending after that date are not included. As well, the points collected for teaching in the 2013-14 academic year are not recorded.
In case of error, please send a notice of disagreement that includes your name, employee number, uOttawa email address, and contact information to
[email protected] no later than September 15 2014. If possible, include a record of your courses taught.
To view the Seniority List, please visit the
Human Resources website under “Printable versions.”

Publication of the Fall 2014 Hiring Report – September 30 2014

The University will publish the Fall 2014 Hiring Report on September 30th 2014. It will be available here.
If you applied unsuccessfully for a course, you can review the report and the successful candidates’ category and seniority points. If you feel the hiring process was not respected, you can contact the Association by replying to this email or by visiting the
“Contact Us” page.
You have until mid-October 2014 to file a complaint.


Fall 2014 Tuition Fee Credit – Deadline September 30 2014

If you wish to apply for the Tuition Fee Credit Plan, you have until September 30 2014 to do so.
The Tuition Fee Credit Plan reimburses a portion of a student’s tuition fees if registered at uOttawa, and if the student is the child or the spouse of a Part-Time Professor. If the Part-Time Professor is a part-time student at uOttawa, they may apply for the credit.
To apply, go to HR’s Infodesk, located in Tabaret Hall, room 019, and complete the application form. 
For more information, please visit our

Medical Plan – Deadline September 30 2014

Members holding appointments during the Fall 2014 session, may opt into the medical plan at the time of appointment for a period of twelve months. The deadline to opt into the plan for this session is September 30 2014.
To opt into the medical plan, contact Human Resources at 613-562-5832 or
[email protected] before September 30 2014. For more information on the medical plan through Manulife, please visit our website or the Human Resources website.

Pension Plan

APTPUO members, who have worked during the previous calendar year, have access to the University’s Pension Plan.
To enroll in the plan, contact Human Resources directly at 613-562-5832 or
[email protected] or visit HR’s Infodesk, located in Tabaret Hall, room 019.
There is no deadline to enroll in the plan. However, the Association strongly encourages members to enroll at the beginning of the session to avoid paying all of their contributions at once.


Employee Card

Your employee card gives you access to the services at the University (library, gym, etc.). It also gives you access to discounts through the Privileges program. If you lost your card, or if you are a new employee, you can get a new one with Human Resources.

Departmental Representatives

Each year, each Department elects a part-time professor representative to sit on the Departmental Assemblies. If you are interested in becoming a representative, or if you would like more information, please contact your Department.

Part-Time Professor of the Year Award – Deadline October 20 2014

In partnership with the University of Ottawa and the Alumni Association, the Association of Part-Time Professors is opening nominations for the Part-Time Professor of the Year Award 2014.
The deadline to submit candidates is October 20 2014. All submissions must be handed in at the APTPUO Office (UCU124).
For more information on the Part-Time Professor of the Year Award, please visit
our website.
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Privileges for uOttawa employees

You've got Privileges as Part-Time Prof of the University of Ottawa!

All uOttawa employees are eligible for discounts and deals with partnering businesses

Need a new cell phone, data device or voice or data plan? How about a discount on ski and snowboard passes? Are you planning on doing any renovations or redecorating? Look no further! Privileges, the University's employee perks program, has these and much more.

If you haven't yet taken advantage of Privileges, you should. Just browse the categories and offerings from our program partners and begin saving on a variety of goods and services. New offerings are posted regularly, so bookmark the website. If you have an employee number, you're eligible.

Visit http://hrdocrh.uottawa.ca/info/en-ca/aptpuo/benefits.html for further information and to get access to these deals.