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.
Welcome Centre opens
Start of fall term; Block Week begins
Welcome Centre closes
Labour Day (university closed)
Start of classes
Last day to drop a class without financial penalty*
Last day to add or swap a course
Tuition and Fee Payment Deadline
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (university closed)
Canadian Thanksgiving (university closed)
Term Break begins (no classes)
Remembrance Day (university closed)
Term Break ends
End of classes
Start of final exams
End of final exams
Let's get you settled in!
Arriving in Calgary
Get more information on arriving in Calgary.
Your First Week
Get to know your new campus and city!
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.
Find out what UCalgary has to offer to help smooth your transition.
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