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Department of Chemistry

Science A 229
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
T. 403.220.6252

New Student Orientation & Workshops

The department looks forward each year to welcoming new students and is committed to providing information and assistance to facilitate productive and successful graduate programs. Part of that commitment includes numerous workshops and orientations. These sessions, all held in the first week in September, are:

Department of Chemistry Graduate Student Orientation

This meeting covers registration, course requirements, teaching, stipend, scholarships, and answers all questions associated with getting started.

Time and Location: TBA

Graduate Teaching Workshop

This workshop covers the role of a GAT (graduate assistant teaching – it’s how you make some of your money as a grad student) including first time teaching concerns, marking and grading tips, evaluations, presentations etc. The afternoon session focuses on safety training. 

Time and Location: TBA

Faculty of Graduate Studies: Student Orientation

Orientation is designed to assist you with your transition to graduate studies here at the University of Calgary. This is your best opportunity to discover the resources and meet the people who can help support your personal, professional and educational goals.

There is no cost to participate and lunch is included.

Topics covered will include:

  • Campus services
  • Scholarships, grants and external funding agencies
  • Fee payments
  • Library resources
  • Information technology
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Graduate Students' Association
  • Teaching and learning opportunities

For up-to-date information on the FGS Student Orientation, please visit: