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Welcome to UCalgary
International Student Services hosts orientation events for international students on Aug. 30 and 31, 2022.
Meet UCalgary advisors and staff and get to know the student support available to you. We'll discuss Canadian immigration, travel restrictions, work regulations for employment, Canadian classroom culture, living in Calgary, wellness supports, and social activities for students.
Undergraduate international and exchange student orientation
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022
Time: 9:30 –11:00 a.m. MDT (UST-6)
Location: In-person at MacHall A/B
Audience: Exchange students, visiting students, students starting or continuing a bachelor's degree
Graduate international student Orientation
Graduate students register for the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) Graduate Student Orientation, which includes your registration for the international session.
Date: Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022
Time: 10:–11:30 a.m. MDT (UST-6)
Location: In-person at MacHall Ballroom
Audience: International students starting or continuing a master's degree or PhD
Attend a social event
Connecting with fellow new international students is an important part of starting your studies. You’ll have an opportunity to meet others, socialize, and start building community. You’ll also get a chance to learn more about different social events through other UCalgary offices.
Optional social events (no cost): TBD
Audience: exchange students, visiting students, and students starting a bachelor's, master's, or PhD in winter 2022.
Aug. 18, 2022
Welcome Centre: Aug. 18 to Sept. 2, 2022, at UCalgary International Student Services Office (MSC 275)
Aug. 28, 2022
Residence Services Move-In
Aug. 29, 2022
Block Week Classes: Aug.29 to Sept. 2, 2022 - You only need to attend if you're registered in a "block week course". Check your start date and course schedule through your Student Centre (my.ucalgary.ca).
Aug. 30, 2022
International Orientation events: Aug. 30 and 31, 2022
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Sept. 6, 2022
First day of fall 2022 classes: Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. Check your start date and course schedule through your Student Centre (my.ucalgary.ca).