Application process

Review the processes below to help you prepare to apply, complete the application process (between Oct. 1 to Mar. 1) and find out what you can do while your application is being reviewed.

Prepare to Apply

Review the steps below.

  1. Choose your first- and second-choice program and check admission requirements

    Review our program descriptions and identify your top two program choices. Check the admission requirements for both programs and choose a program with a lower competitive admission average as your second choice.

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  2. Complete your online application based on your most recent studies

    Using the tabs below, select “Studied in Canada” or  “Studied outside of Canada” for undergraduate admission or select “Open Studies” if you're not applying to a degree program. Then follow the steps to apply.

  3. Review the checklist of items required in addition to your application

    Login to your my UCalgary account to review your Student Centre checklist. Common checklist items include paying your application fee, English Language Proficiency requirements, or additional documents and requirements needed.

    Log in to your Student Centre

Apply online

Using the tabs below, select "Studied in Canada", "Studied outside of Canada" or "Open Studies" and follow the steps to apply.

Follow these steps to complete your application

  1. Create an ApplyAlberta account

    Beginning Sept. 30, you can start your application on the ApplyAlberta website, complete your profile, and select the "University of Calgary."

  2. Create or enter your eID

    As part of the application, you'll be asked to enter or create your UCalgary eID.

  3. Complete your application

    In your ApplyAlberta account, review and update your personal and academic information.

  4. Submit your application

    You must submit your ApplyAlberta application for review, and select a way to pay your $125 application fee.

  5. Submit required documents

    Based on your application, we'll let you know how and where to submit any required documents.

Follow these steps to complete your application

  1. Start your application

    Beginning Sept. 30, you can start your application and follow the steps to create a UCalgary eID.

  2. Complete your application

    Complete your online application including your personal and academic information.

  3. Submit your application

    You must submit your application for review, and select a way to pay your $145 application fee. 

  4. Submit required documents

    Based on your application, we'll let you know how and where to submit any required documents.

Follow these steps to complete your application

  1. Start your application

    Create an eID then access our online application.

  2. Complete your application

    Complete your online application including personal and academic information.

  3. Submit your application

    You must submit your application for review, and select an option to pay your $125 application fee.

  4. Submit required documents

    Based on your application, we'll let you know how and where to submit any required documents.

Important dates and deadlines

Supporting documents

If you’ve studied in Alberta, the University of Calgary will obtain transcripts on your behalf from the Ministry of Education.

If you’ve studied outside Alberta, it’s your responsibility to request transcripts from any non-Alberta institutions to be sent to directly to the university’s admissions office.


Are you interested in upgrading? Please check out Continuing Education.

Apply Now

Submit your application for undergraduate admission by March 1, 2018 to begin studying at UCalgary in September. Make sure you also fill out our online awards application to be considered for all of our high school awards and bursaries.

Learn how to apply

After you apply

There are a few things you should check out:

Email

Watch your email

After you apply, we'll start communicating with you through email. Check your inbox for information about timelines, transcripts and next steps.

Contact us

Scholarships and Awards

Apply for scholarships & awards

You don't need to wait for an admission offer, so complete our online awards form after you apply through your My UCalgary account.

Learn about awards

Your status

Check your status

Log in to your My UCalgary account, check your “To Do List” and “Application Status” sections for any updates.

My UCalgary login

Apply for residence

Apply for residence

If you’re applying directly from high school, our multi-year residence guarantee ensures you’ll have a place to live on campus for your first two years of study.

Find housing

Join our community in fall 2018

We'll be accepting applications to attend the University of Calgary in fall 2018 starting on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. You'll be able to submit an application until Thursday, March 1, 2018. Check out our student experience page to find out more about what life is like on campus or consider visiting campus for a tour led by one of our current students.

Learn about the student experience

Find out everything you’ll need to do when you receive your admission offer.

After you finish your happy dance, of course!