Under the Arch

Want to know what’s happening at UCalgary? Looking for some campus tips and tricks? You’ve found the right place! Check out our latest updates or search our old posts to find out more about life at UCalgary.

Resolve to stay active in 2019!

Did you know Active Living offers hundreds of classes to help you stay active? Whether you want to get fit in a pool, on the ice, in a studio, or with a group, Active Living is sure to have a program that interests you. Registration is open now for winter 2019 classes. 

Active Living
January at a glance

January at a glance

Registrar | Under the Arch
Wondering which academic dates and deadlines are coming up? Here's your month at a glance!

January at a glance  »

Fitness Centre University of Calgary

Win prizes for getting active on campus

Active Living
Planning to get active on campus? You could win great prizes with Level Up. 

Find out how to level up »


Your Unicard is your ticket to ride

Student Life | UPass
Did you know your Unicard can take you (almost) anywhere in Calgary? As long as you show your card to the right people, all you need to do is sit back and enjoy the journey.

Hitch a ride anywhere in Calgary with one sticker »

More stories

Looking for more info about what's happening under the arch? Check out our older stories. 

Paying for academic support

What you need to know about paying for academic support

Student Success Centre

Some tutoring companies promise enhanced GPAs and passing exams. Here’s what you need to know.

Paying for academic support »

Awards, scholarships and bursaries - what you need to know

Applying for awards, scholarships and bursaries


Did you know that the University of Calgary offers over 1400 different kinds of awards for students? 

Learn more about awards »



Nickel Galleries

Take a break in the Nickle Galleries

Student Life | Nickle Galleries
Did you know your Unicard gets you free access to the Nickle Galleries? Now would be the perfect time to check it out...

The Nickle Galleries are yours to explore »

Rex at gym

Get those gains without the wait!

Working out 

Sometimes the gym is packed, and sometimes is empty. Rather than guess when those times are, let Rex fill you in! 

Rex’s guide to visiting the gym »