Navigating Open Studies

Are you an Open Studies student working towards entering an undergraduate program? Open Studies advising provides you with the resources you need to make informed decisions regarding your academic career.

Navigating Open Studies

Open Studies Advising

Open Studies advising is open to current and prospective Open Studies students who intend to apply for an undergraduate degree at UCalgary.

Open Studies Resources

Here are links to the Powerpoint Presentations from the Open Studies Basics Workshop and Open Studies Transition to a Degree Program.

Upcoming Workshops

  • Open Studies Basics
  • Transitioning from Open Studies to Undergraduate Degree
  • How to Choose a Major

Offered weekly during the Fall semester. Check back in August to view our schedule in Elevate.

Types of advising appointments

Regular appointment (45 minutes)

Visit to schedule an online or in-person appointment and guarantee your time slot. If you are a current student, please select the "Exploratory Advising - Prospective, Open Studies, Undecided" menu option and book using the "Navigating Open Studies" appointment type.

Drop-in appointment (20 mins)

Due to the current health situation, the Exploratory Team is currently not offering drop-in appointments. Current students can book an online or in-person appointment with an advisor through our online booking system at 

Prospective students can book an appointment through our virtual front desk or by emailing