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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Arts 2. Information for Undergraduate Students 2.1 Advising and Program Information
2.1 Advising and Program Information

For guidance on where to go for assistance, students may consult the Faculty of Arts website under in addition to the following information.

Arts Students' Centre

The Faculty of Arts Students' Centre is the overall headquarters for undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Arts. The key objective of this office is to connect students with whatever academic assistance that they require.

In addition to housing the Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs and Student Affairs and the Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning, the Arts Students' Centre is the specific home to:

  • program advising
  • the Faculty’s Co-operative Education Program
  • the Arts and Science Honours Academy
  • the Faculty’s Interdisciplinary Programs
  • a Student Help Desk

Location: Social Sciences Room 102
Phone: 403.220.3580

Degree Advisors

Degree advisors in the Arts Students' Centre assist undergraduate students in planning their overall degree programs. For example, they provide advice for students on:

  • Contextual (big-picture) questions about the Major Field and honours programs
  • Graduation checks and confirmation
  • Changes of Program
  • Letters of Permission for study at other institutions
  • Assistance with Academic Requirements in the Student Centre
  • After-degree program evaluation
  • Honours applications and admissions
  • New student registration

Location: Social Sciences Room 102
Phone: 403.220.3580

Department Offices

Subject advisors in Department Offices deal with more specific inquiries related to courses and course content within a student’s major. For example, these advisors assist students with:

  • Course-related questions
  • Details about the Major Field
  • Details about honours programs
  • Transfer-credit assessment
  • Overloads
  • Course time conflicts
  • Credit by special assessment
  • Course audits
  • Initial grade appeals
  • Prerequisite waivers

Note that the Faculty of Arts Students' Centre provides subject advising on the topics listed above for the interdisciplinary programs within the Faculty.

Contact information is provided for each Major and Minor program under 4. Program Details and a contact list is provided on the Faculty of Arts website:

Enrolment Services

Enrolment Services helps with registration issues and problems, fee payments, awards, financial aid, admissions questions, visiting and exchange students, open studies, transcripts, deferred exams, etc.

Location: MacKimmie Block (MB) Lobby
Phone: 1.403.210.7625
Student Success Centre

The Student Success Centre (SSC) provides broad educational planning, learning support, assistance with academic difficulties, academic program guidance, writing support, success seminars, and peer support.

Location: Taylor Family Digital Library, 3rd Floor
Phone: 403.220.5881