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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Admissions A.5 Undergraduate Degree Admission Requirements A.5.6 Indigenous Admissions
A.5.6 Indigenous Admissions

The University of Calgary acknowledges and respects the rich diversity of learners, their communities, cultures and traditions, and their aspirations and abilities. In order to ensure equitable access and successful participation of Indigenous learners, the University of Calgary offers a number of bridging/pathways options for eligible students of Indigenous identity, i.e., First Nations (status and non-status), Métis, and Inuit.

Indigenous students who wish to be considered through Indigenous Admissions for an undergraduate program will be considered provided they:

  • Are an Indigenous person of Canada (First Nations (Status or Non-Status), Métis or Inuit).
  • Self-identify their Indigenous status in the application for admission. Students admitted through a pathway option (see section A.5.6.1, A.5.6.2 or A.5.6.3) will be required to verify their Indigenous identity. Details on documentation is available at
  • Complete the undergraduate admission application requirements as outlined below.
There are three pathway options: