Welcome Centre

New to Calgary? Whether from another country or from another province, the Welcome Centre provides support and programming for incoming students as they prepare to make Calgary their home.

Important dates

Aug 18

Welcome Centre opens


Aug 29

Start of fall term; Block Week begins


Sept 2

Welcome Centre closes


Sept 1

Fall orientation


Sept 2

Fall orientation

Sept 5

Labour Day (university closed)


Sept 6

Start of classes


Sept 15

Last day to drop a class without financial penalty*


Sept 16

Last day to add or swap a course


Sept 23

Tuition and Fee Payment Deadline

Sept 30

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (university closed)


Oct 10

Canadian Thanksgiving (university closed)


Nov 6

Term Break begins (no classes)


Nov 11

Remembrance Day (university closed)


Nov 12

Term Break ends

Dec 7

End of classes


Dec 10

Start of final exams


Dec 21

End of final exams

Let's get you settled in!

Arriving in Calgary

Get more information on arriving in Calgary.

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Your First Week

Get to know your new campus and city!

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Fall 2022 off-campus housing

Due to high demand, all on-campus UCalgary residence spaces are full for fall 2022. If you haven't yet planned for your fall term accommodation, we recommend you start your search for off-campus housing now.

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Resources

Find out what UCalgary has to offer to help smooth your transition.

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