Whether you are just beginning your first year, or you are returning to class and feeling a little uncertain, this page is for you. We’re here to help you find everything you need for Fall 2021.

WELCOME TO FALL 2021

The Students’ Union executive team have each made a brief welcome message to first-year and returning students.

First Year STUDENT?

We’ve updated our frequently asked questions for Fall 2021.


Frequently Asked Questions

 


Enter to win one of three amazing prize baskets from Calgary CO-OP!

Full Contest Rules

Current students enrolled full- or part-time in an undergraduate program at the University of Calgary may enter to win one of three gift baskets provided by Calgary CO-OP. Chances of winning are approximately 3 in 1,000 (based on 1,000 participants). Entries will be accepted at the SU’s Welcome Week table (Sept. 7-8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), and via the SU Instagram (@SUUofC). Odds of winning may decrease based on the actual number of students who participate and correctly answer the skill testing question. Duplicate entries will be disqualified.

The draw will be open from Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. and will close on Sept. 9, 2021 at 12 p.m. (noon). Prize winners will be selected at random from the contact information provided. Each individual entrant is only eligible to win one prize. Winners will be selected and notified after the draw on Sept. 9. The Students’ Union will make reasonable efforts to notify winners by Sept. 17, and are not responsible for misspelled email addresses or emails that are undeliverable to the recipient. Prize winners must redeem their prize at the SU Main Office by Sept. 24. Names, social media handles, and email addresses collected for the prize draw will only be used for the purpose of notifying prize winners.


On campus for the first time? Check out the SU Scavenger Hunt in Mac Hall.

We’re running an SU Scavenger Hunt to help you get familiar with all the services that the SU offers in Mac Hall. Look for signs with clues in Mac Hall, and enter to win one of two night on the SU gift baskets. You will be automatically entered to win when you complete the Scavenger Hunt with all the correct answers! The Scavenger Hunt runs from Sept. 2 – 10, 2021. Want to play? Find our QR codes around Mac Hall or follow this link https://forms.gle/KZ7yGzUPEPrDrHJt7

Full Contest Rules

Current students enrolled full- or part-time in an undergraduate program at the University of Calgary who participate in the SU Scavenger Hunt will be entered to win an SU Gift Basket. Chances of winning are approximately 1 in 1,000 (based on 1,000 participants). Odds of winning may decrease based on the actual number of students who participate and correctly answer the skill testing question. Duplicate entries will be disqualified.

The draw will be open from Sept. 2 at 9:00 a.m. and will close on Sept. 10, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Prize winners will be selected at random from the contact information provided. Each individual entrant is only eligible to win one prize.

Winners will be selected and notified on Sept. 13. The Students’ Union will make reasonable efforts to notify winners by Sept. 17, and are not responsible for misspelled email addresses or emails that are undeliverable to the recipient. Prize winners must redeem their prize at the SU Main Office by Sept. 24.

Names, social media handles, and email addresses collected for the prize draw will only be used for the purpose of notifying prize winners.


MEET YOUR SU EXEC

Your SU Exec will be co-hosting orientation events during 2021 Fall Orientation. Register for the following events at https://www.ucalgary.ca/student-services/orientation.

Check out the Student Life Panel, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021

  • Session A: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MST
  • Session B: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM MST
  • Session C: 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM MST

This session features a three-person panel with one representative from Student Wellness Services, one representative from Student Services, and a Students’ Union Representative. Panelists will address resources and effective strategies for student success within these core themes: Campus Resources, Connection to Community, and Well-Being and Resilience.

You will also find us at Campus Expo on Thursday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m!

Campus Expo: https://www.ucalgary.ca/student-services/orientation


MEET YOUR FACULTY REPS

Your Students’ Legislative Council (SLC) meets every Tuesday night, and includes 19 faculty reps. Find the friendly faces that represent you and your faculty here.

Check out study space tips from your Cumming School of Medicine Rep

Get to know some of the study spaces on the main and foothills campus at /2021/a-guide-to-great-study-spots-around-the-ucalgary-campus/


GETTING INVOLVED

The SU is the campus expert on getting involved, making friends, and staying connected, and Fall 2021 is no exception.

CLUBS

This year, we are hosting a special virtual event to help you find the SU Club that fits you! Join us for Clubs Spotlight this fall on Instagram.

You can also search all of our 300+ Clubs at on ClubHub at suuofc.campuslabs.ca/engage/

VOLUNTEERING AND COMMITTEES

Looking for a meaningful way to spend your free time, make new friends, and build your resume? The SU has opportunities for you to volunteer on-campus, and committee positions for students-at-large.

Q CENTRE

A safe space for the LGBTQ community and their allies, the Q Centre also offers resources and volunteer opportunities.

Tutor Registry

Have you excelled in a course and have an interest in tutoring? Apply to join the SU Tutor Registry.

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS AT UCALGARY


OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

We’ve got lots of programs and events planned for Fall 2021. Stay tuned for updates on

  • Yoga in the Space
    Free yoga classes in That Empty Space, every Tuesday starting Sept. 14.
  • Get Out the Vote
    There are federal and municipal elections coming soon – we’ll keep you informed on how and when to vote!
  • Undergraduate Research Symposium
    Check out what your peers are working on.

Follow us on social media for updates on special events and activities throughout the semester.

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