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.

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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There are a number of accommodation options available to you. If you choose not to live on-campus, you may want to look at off-campus housing when you first arrive so you can explore your long-term options.

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

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Three day trips to explore Alberta

Looking for a new way to spend your weekend? A day trip is a perfect solution!...

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The beginner's guide to hiking Alberta

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Simple ways to improve your physical well-being

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Maintaining your mental health during school

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Contact Info

Location for fall 2020

The Welcome Centre will offer remote services on Zoom due to the COVID-19. Please visit our virtual front desk for support!


Dates: Thursday, Aug. 20 – Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, Monday through Friday

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.