Visiting students and Visiting student researcher

If you're completing degree requirements at another university, you can apply as a visiting student to complete academic work at the UCalgary.

Visiting Students


Requirements

  • A letter of permission from your home institution indicating the specific courses approved to take and the term(s) approved to attend the University of Calgary
  • A copy of your home institution official transcript


English Language Proficiency

English is the official language of instruction at the University of Calgary. All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency to be considered for admission.

Learn more about ELP

How to apply as a Visiting Student

  1. Create an eID
  2. Complete your Open Studies application
  3. Pay a $125 non-refundable application fee. ($145 if you have international credentials)
  4. Upload all transcripts and your letter of permission from your home institution to your student portal (my.ucalgary.ca) and submit proof of English language proficiency (if applicable)

Undergraduate Visiting Student Researcher


Requirements

A letter of support from a UCalgary researcher/supervisor detailing support for a specific research project that aligns with your studies at your home institution, is signed by the department head and indicates the duration (specific dates) you will be conducting research at the University of Calgary.

How to apply as an Undergraduate Visiting Student Researcher

  1. Create an eID 
  2. Compete your Open Studies application
  3. Pay a $125 non-refundable application fee. ($145 if you have international credentials)
  4. Upload your letter of support to your student portal (my.ucalgary.ca)
  5. Email open.studies@ucalgary.ca

 

Find additional information for international students

Domestic students application deadline

  • Fall:  July 31
  • Winter: November 30
  • Spring/Summer: March 31/May 31

International students application deadline

  • Fall:  June 1
  • Winter: October 1
  • Spring/Summer: February 1

Have questions?

Email open.studies@ucalgary.ca or call +1.403.210.7625. NOTE: We're closed on weekends and Canadian statutory holidays.