New Student Orientation

Fall Orientation is a two-day series of events where new students learn about the academic, student life and wellness services that can help them to transition into to life at the University of Calgary. In addition to fall events, Online Orientation is a year-long online resource for new students.

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Graduate Student Orientation

Set yourself up for success by attending Graduate Student Orientation. Learn about important university regulations, services and more.

Find out more about Graduate Student Orientation

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International Student Orientation

Attend International Student Orientation, an important pre-class information session about immigration, working in Canada, life in Calgary and more.

Learn more about the International Student Orientation

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Indigenous Student Orientation

At Indigenous Student Orientation, you'll meet other First Nations, Métis and Inuit students. You'll also learn about the Writing Symbols Lodge's programming and participate in exciting workshops.

Read more about Indigenous Student Orientation

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Virtual Orientation Events

In order to accommodate social distancing, select Fall Orientation events will be held online. Please watch for updates and a information about Campus Expo, The Welcome Ceremony and more on the Fall Orientation webpage.

Read more about Online Fall Orientation events.

Fall Orientation events

Familiarize yourself with the university, your faculty, academics by checking out Fall Orientation events that take place before the first week of classes. The list will be updated beginning in late July. Be sure to check back regularly.

Do you still have questions?

Visit our Online Orientation portal – an information resource where you can find answers to your questions about Fall Orientation.

If you still have questions after visiting the Online Orientation, please feel free to email the Orientation team at

Do you have questions about university life? Check out Online Orientation by clicking the courses icon at the top of the page, and selecting "UCalgary Online Orientation 2021 - 2022." Visit the site