Welcome counsellors and advisors

As your students prepare to leave your school and move onto UCalgary, you’re a key resource for information about programs, scholarships, admissions and more. This page is designed as a quick reference for you to easily find the information you need.

Counsellor Connection Newsletter

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  • Counsellor hotline: Call +1.403.220.6921 (counsellors and educators only please)
  • Group tours: Email tours@ucalgary.ca to bring a group to campus
  • School visits: Call +1.403.220.6921 to book a presentation or visit
  • Mailing list: Call +1.403.220.6921 to be added to our mailing list or visit choose.ucalgary.ca

Our services for counsellors and advisors

Our relationship with guidance counsellors and advisors is vital and valued. We look forward to working with you to offer future students a number of informative services and events, including:

- In-school visits and career fairs

- Admissions/application workshops where students and families can receive help with the application process

- Registration workshops where students and families receive help with the registration process

- Counsellor updates both on campus and off campus to share what's new at the university

High school counsellors

Important dates and deadlines

  1. Undergraduate application is open

    Open House is on campus

  2. Nov. 15 – April 30: Early admission offers made
    Nov. 15 – May 31: Standard admission offers made
    Nov. 15 – Aug. 15: Admission offers made based on final grades

  3. Deadline to apply for prestige awards

  4. Initial transcript deadline for prestige award applicants

  5. Deadline for students residing outside of Canada or the U.S. to submit transcripts and documents

    Initial transcripts and supporting documents required for admission decision for all high school and transfer applicants

  6. Final transcripts required for admission decision: Education (After-Degree and Community Based), Social Work, Kinesiology (transfer)

  7. Deadline to apply for guaranteed multi-year residence»

  8. Acceptance and admission deposit deadline for offers made by Apr. 1

  9. Registration for new students begins

  10. May to Aug.: Prelude (online summer orientation)

    Welcome Centre opens

  11. Transcript deadline for transfer applicants

  12. Start applying for Government Student Assistance

  13. Additional offers may be made based on final grades

  14. Students can get their UniCard

  15. Final transcript deadline for high school applicants

  16. Deadline to apply to Open Studies

  17. Residence move-in

  18. Orientation


  19. First day of fall term


If you are a counsellor or educator, email future.students@ucalgary.ca or call the counsellor hotline at +1.403.220.6921, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (MT).