What makes a transcript official?
Official transcripts are documents sent directly to the admissions office from institutions maintaining such records, such as the Department of Education.
Admissions and Recruitment
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Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
If you have attended a high school or post-secondary institution in Alberta, that participates in ApplyAlberta, the University of Calgary will obtain your transcripts on your behalf. There is no need to send them to us.
If you attend a non-semestered high school (linear) or have taken non-semestered (linear) courses, you will need to arrange for your school to send us your interim grades by March 15. Your school can send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
British Columbia high schools
You can upload transcripts directly to your student centre. Transcripts can be uploaded each time there is a final grade updated on your transcript (or in December and March for students in non-semester (linear) schools).
Official transcripts must also be requested through the BC Ministry of Education’s website. Once submitted, we will receive your official transcripts electronically in January, May and July.
Ontario high schools
You can upload transcripts directly to your student centre. Transcripts can be uploaded each time there is a final grade updated on your transcript.
If you have an Ontario Universities Application (OUAC) reference number, you must send the OUAC number along with your University of Calgary UCID to our admissions office. Once submitted, we will request your final official transcripts on your behalf.
All other Canadian and international institutions
You can upload unofficial transcripts directly to your student centre to begin the admission review process (by the dates and deadlines indicated above). Transcripts can be uploaded each time there is a final grade updated on your transcript. Official transcripts must also be sent from your school or government agency directly to the Admissions Office before the final transcript deadlines.
International applicants seeking admission on the basis of documents which are in a language other than English must submit official documents in the original language as well as English translations prepared by a certified translator.
Final Transcript Deadlines
Ensure your final official transcripts are received by the following dates:
Transfer students: June 1
High school students: August 1
Transcripts received by the admissions office become the property of the University of Calgary and cannot be returned. If you require the originals to be returned, please contact us for assistance.
Additional Supporting Documents
English Language Test Results
Official test results must be submitted directly from the test organization.
TOEFL: Our school code is 0813 and department code is 00
Program Specific Requirements
The following programs have additional application requirements. Please ensure you visit the program site for details and deadlines: