The Council of Ontario Universities (COU) provides a forum for Ontario’s universities to collaborate and advocate in support of their shared mission to the benefit and prosperity of students, communities and the province of Ontario.


Read our mission statement and learn about our President & CEO, Steve Orsini.

Annual Reports

COU’s annual reports highlight achievements in the Ontario university sector and provide the organization’s financial statements.

Our Universities

COU members consist of Ontario’s 20 publicly supported universities and one associate member.

Policies & Constitution

Learn more about the Council of Ontario Universities (COU), our commitments and common acronyms.

Career Opportunities

COU is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility.

Executive Team

Learn about our Executive Team that leads the COU staff.

Staff Directory

Search for COU staff members by last name, or by department.

Learn how Ontario’s universities are partnering for a
better future for students, communities and the province.