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Orientation Week 2016

A tradition now 20 years strong, Orientation Week is a rite of passage for all University of Calgary undergraduate students and is your official welcome to our campus community.

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Events Overview

From Induction and the Presidents' BBQ to KICKOFF, Orientation Week is packed with exciting events that will help you meet new people and get familiar with the university.

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Excited to start at UCalgary? Make sure you have everything ready for September.

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Become an Orientation Leader!

Join the energetic and fun team of Orientation Leaders who welcome our incoming class this September!

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An Orientation tradition, BLING BLING is an inter-faculty competition that raises money for a selected charity. This year funds raised will be donated to the SU Campus Food Bank.



On Friday, September 9, you and over 100 other students will take part in various projects across the city and make a difference in your community.

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UCalgaryStrong Carnival

Experience what it means to be UCalgaryStrong at this evening event filled with unique activities and fun games. Continue to build your network of friends and support, explore your strengths, and have fun!

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Students' Union

Join the SU for a night of fun, prizes, and free stuff! They’ll be screening a Hollywood blockbuster and handing out free popcorn and beverages.

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My First Six Weeks

Through the My First Six Weeks program, you will build a foundation of academic skills and learn about important resources available to support you throughout your entire degree.

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Win Prizes and Level Up your UCalgary Experience!

Whether you’re looking to build a strong social foundation, gain an edge in your academics, plan your career, increase physical activity, volunteer on campus or in the community; Level Up has you covered.

Our central events calendar gathers student resources and events happening on campus. Once on campus, attend events to gain XP (experience points) and collect enough XP for your chance at winning various prizes such as electronics, health and wellness items as well as gift certificates and credits.

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Need help?

The Orientation Team is reachable:

By phone: +1.403.210.9269
By email:
On Twitter: @UCalgaryOWeek
In person: MSC 293

Sponsor Orientation Week

Contribute to the success of our new students through sponsorship of our Orientation program.

Contact us at 403-210-8750 or to be a sponsor.