Order of the University of Calgary

Order of the University of Calgary

The Order of the University of Calgary honours recipients who have a record of exemplary and distinguished service to the university. It is available to any current or past member of the university community. Candidates nominated for membership in the Order may include, but are not limited to, current or former faculty, staff, alumni and volunteers.

Dr. Robert M. R. Barclay and Branden Cave

Spring 2024 recipients

Chancellor Jon Cornish and President and Vice-Chancellor Ed McCauley are pleased to announce the Order of the University of Calgary recipient for the Spring 2024 Convocation ceremonies. 

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Who should you nominate for an Order of the University of Calgary?

Someone who has gone above and beyond

Choose someone who has contributed to the university and had impact above and beyond their role, over a period of time. 

Someone who is a member of our community

The award is open to anyone who is part of the university community, including current faculty, staff, students and volunteers. 

Someone who inspires people

The OTUC reflects UCalgary's values and diverse community, and brings a sense of pride and inspiration to others. 

How are nominations evaluated?


Has the individual made a positive contribution to the university that exceeds the expectations of their role?


How have the contributions of the nominee impacted UCalgary? What change, innovation or improvement was brought about by it, and who has been influenced or inspired?


An awardee's impactful contribution aligns with: promoting the university positively; nurturing or building relationships in community; fostering collaboration; and, built excellence within the university

  1. How do I nominate someone?

    A nomination can be made at any time. The nominator completes the PDF form and ensures 2-4 additional support letters with signatures have been obtained. Submit complete and signed package to the Senate Office, either by mail or email ( 

    Order of the University of Calgary Committee
    C/O Chancellor and Senate Office
    AD164 University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW
    Calgary, AB T2N 1N4