Begin Open Studies in Winter 2019

Applications for the winter semester open until Nov. 30, 2018.

Degree holders and Non-Degree holders


Open Studies gives you access to hundreds of academic courses. Whether you want to take courses to meet admission requirements or out of personal interest, there's a course for you.   

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Admission upgrading

Complete courses needed to meet admission requirements or for pre-requisites.

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Degrees or certifications

Complete courses that lead to a degree or take specific courses for a professional certification.

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UCalgary Alumni

Continue being a part of the campus community, and remember, no application fee is required!

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Personal enrichment

Find new interests, or take a deeper dive into your area of expertise. You'll find UCalgary offers plenty of options. 

How to apply

  1. Review our Open Studies admission requirements.

    View requirements

  2. To apply for Open Studies you must create an eID.

    Create eID

  3. Complete the Open Studies application.

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  4. Pay a $125 non-refundable application fee. ($145 if you have international credentials).

    Pay fees

  5. Submit all transcripts, including proof of English language proficiency (if applicable).

    Learn more

Open Studies - Important dates and deadlines

Did you know? If you’re a UCalgary Alumni, your application fee is waived. If you’ve attended any other post-secondary institutions, you will be required to provide transcripts from those institutions.