Begin Open Studies in Fall 2019

Applications for the fall semester are open between June 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019.

Open Studies

As an Open Studies student, you're eligible to take university credit courses, without being admitted into a degree program.


Degree holders and non-degree holders

Take courses to get into a specific program, for professional development, or as a UCalgary Alumnus.

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Visiting students and visiting student researchers

Have the coursework you do at UCalgary apply to your degree at your home university.


Current high school students

You may be eligible for Open Studies through the Dual Credit and Young Scientist programs.

Open Studies - Important dates and deadlines

Did you know?  Open Studies students with a degree can take up to six 3-unit courses per term and non-degree holders can take up to four 3-unit courses per term to a maximum of twelve 3-unit courses.  If you are interested in transferring to a degree program, we recommend you speak an advisor in the Student Success Centre (SSC). The SSC offers academic support and exploratory advising for all Open Studies students

Find out more

Have questions? Email or call  +1.403.210.7625. 
NOTE: We're closed on weekends and Canadian statutory holidays.