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What is Orientation Week all about?

Orientation 2015 is the University of Calgary's official welcome to our campus community, setting the stage for your success as a student and eventually as a graduate of this university.

Orientation Week

A tradition now 19 years strong, Orientation Week is a rite of passage for all University of Calgary students and is your official welcome to our campus community.

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International Student Orientation

If you are an international student, we strongly encourage you to sign up for and attend the International Student Orientation which will take place on Monday, August 31st. This important session will cover essential topics specific to international students and we hope that you take advantage of this opportunity.

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Common Reading Program

Engage with your peers and the campus community through the Common Reading Program, our community book club. Every new student has the opportunity to share in this experience.

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The Welcome Centre

The Welcome Centre is a spring and summer term service that provides support and programming for new-to-Calgary students as they prepare to make Calgary their home. This year, the Centre will open on May 4, 2015 and will remain open until September 4, 2015.

Visit the Welcome Centre

Student Registration Assistance 2015

The SRA team is available to assist new to UCalgary Undergraduate students with their registration for the fall 2015/winter 2016 academic year. Students can expect assistance with:

  • Building their course timetable
  • Basic registration questions regarding requisites, restrictions and registration errors
  • Referrals to campus resources and advising offices

They can be reached in Person (drop-in only) at the Student Success Centre, 3rd Floor Taylor Family Digital Library.

Phone us: 403-210-7625




Orientation Week sign up begins, students attend Camp LEAD in mid-August, and Parent and Family Orientation for all the moms, dads and proud family members out there.


Join us for Orientation Week and take advantage of programs like "My First Six Weeks" to help you achieve personal and academic success.

Need help?

The Orientation Team is reachable:

By phone: +1.403.210.9269
By email:
On Twitter: @UCalgaryOWeek
In person: MSC 293

Sponsor Orientation Week

Contribute to the success of our new students through sponsorship of our Orientation program.

Contact us at 403-210-8750 or to be a sponsor.