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Academic Development Specialists (ADS)

Our Academic Development Specialists provide advising sessions on personalized academic planning and learning support to help you achieve your academic goals.

Academic Development Specialists

Get assistance with

Academic Improvement Planning

  • Determining your academic strengths and interests
  • Addressing academic challenges and concerns
  • Accessing other campus support programs and services

Learning Support and Study Skills Development

  • Setting goals and optimizing time management
  • Improving academic reading and note taking
  • Learning strategies for test and exam preparation
  • Accessing other university learning-support programs

Scholarships and Awards Applications

  • Improving scholarship and award applications
  • Connecting high-achieving students to the Scholar's Academy and the First Year Scholar Program
  • Assisting students with academic decision-making

Support with Long-term Academic Planning

  • Choosing a major
  • Considering grad school

Book an appointment with an advisor

Booking instructions

Taylor Family Digital Library, 3rd Floor

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

General Inquiries & Appointments:
403.220.5881, option 2
success@ucalgary.ca