Guide for First Year Students

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First Year’s Guide

Frequently Asked Questions


UCalgary has an excellent Fall 2018 orientation website that includes information for graduate and international students.


UCalgary Orientation




Who: Unicard Office

Where: Dining Centre building (DC 18), next to Hotel Alma

Who: U-Pass Centre

Where: UPass at Science B, room 140B, Mon & Thurs 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. or at Parking & Transportation Services Office (Olympic Volunteer Centre, N McMahon Stadium) Mon – Fri 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

WhoProgram Advising

Where: Contact a program advisor in your faculty.

WhoStudent Success Centre

Where: Student Success Centre – Taylor Family Digital Library, Third Floor or email success@ucalgary.ca

Who: Enrolment Services

Where: Online via My U of C – Student Centre page, and in person at MacKimmie Library Block (MLB 117)

WhoEnrolment Services

Where: Through online banking, by mail or in person. Visit www.ucalgary.ca/registrar/finances for payment options.

Who: Leadership and Student Engagement

Where: MacEwan Student Centre 293 – Next to the pharmacy

WhoBound and Copied

Where: Self registration online via My U of C / Student Centre / Other Academic Services. Questions regarding lockers at Bound and Copied (MSC 195 – lower level MacEwan Student Centre)

Who: Students’ Union Off-Campus Housing Page

Where: Check current listings at www.su.ucalgary.ca/housing

Who: Students’ Union, Tanya

Where: Clubs Office beside Stor (MacEwan Student Centre 277) or email clubsoff@ucalgary.ca

Who: U of C Bookstore or Bound and Copied

Where: U of C Bookstore (MSC 155 – lower level MacEwan Student Center), or Bound and Copied used bookstore (MSC 195 – lower level MacEwan Student Centre)

Who: Health and Dental Plan Office

Where: MacEwan Student Centre 352