We know the first few weeks on campus can be overwhelming. Throughout September, you can access the Ask Me virtual front desk or look for Ask Me posters displayed in offices on campus. Look for the Ask Me symbols to find people who can help answer of your questions.
If you'd like to volunteer or have a poster, or have any other questions about the program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our virtual front desk.
Some Frequently Asked Questions
Each faculty has their own faculty advisors who can assist you in changing your major. Applications to change your major are due Feb. 1 of each year and can be completed in your Student Centre (my.ucalgary.ca). Advisors are also available through the Student Success Centre; visit their website to learn how to make an appointment.
You have until Sept. 12, 2019 to drop a course without financial penalty and there will be no academic record of the course that is dropped. The last day to withdraw from a course is Dec. 6, 2019. When you withdraw from a course, a “W” (withdrawal) is recorded for the course on your record and your tuition won't be refunded.
You have until January 23, 2020 to drop a course without financial penalty and there won't be an academic record of the course that's dropped. The last day to withdraw from a course is April 15, 2020. When you withdraw from a course, a “W” (withdrawal) is recorded for the course on your record and your tuition won't be refunded.
To drop a class, log in to your Student Centre (my.ucalgary.ca), click on “Search for Classes,” then click “Enroll” and then “Drop.” Be sure to check in with your academic advisor to discuss what impact dropping a course could have on your degree progress.
You're eligible for a Unicard if you have a UCID number and are enrolled in classes. You can pick your Unicard up in the Dining Centre building in room 18 (it's on the lower level). The Dining Centre is located across from Kinesiology A and close to the Olympic Oval. You can find it using the interactive room finder.
You can submit your photo and personal information online. For details on where to pick up your Unicard, or for any other questions, please visit the Unicard website.
You can opt out of the undergraduate health and dental insurance plan if you have comparable coverage through another provider. The deadline to opt out (or to move to a family plan) is the fee payment deadline each semester. To opt out, you can complete the online form or visit the SU Health and Dental Plan Office located in room MSC 352 (on the third floor of MacEwan Student Centre).