Office of the President

The University of Prince Edward Island has a proud history, successful alumni, a strong relationship with community, and engaged and talented faculty, staff, and students. Working collaboratively and building on our many strengths, UPEI is committed to success through transformation — for our students, University, and province.

By focusing our potential through a shared sense of purpose and values UPEI will continue to pursue educational excellence and position our University as an academic leader and a destination for students from PEI and around the world.

Located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, on Canada’s eastern coast, UPEI’s beautiful and busy campus is home to over 4,400 students from 60 countries. We deliver outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs in a supportive and welcoming environment offering an exceptional opportunity for students to live, learn, and discover.

For detailed information about UPEI, our programs, research, faculty, facilities, and services, I encourage you to continue your visit online, or arrange for a guided tour of campus.

We also welcome your questions about the University. Please contact

Dr. Alaa S. Abd-El-Aziz
President and Vice-Chancellor
University of Prince Edward Island


Michelle Arbing
Executive Assistant
Office of the President