New Student Orientation

For information about your Fall Orientation schedule, please read the section below and click on the link that corresponds to your faculty. In addition to fall events, Online Orientation is a year-long online resource for new students.

Fall Orientation schedule

The wait is finally over! We’re so excited to welcome you to the beginning of your life at the University of Calgary. 

When you arrive on campus on Thursday morning, click on the link below that matches your faculty. There, you’ll see a schedule of events and a map that shows you where to meet your faculty Orientation Leaders on Thursday morning.

For the next two days, your Orientation Leaders will lead you from one event to another, but feel free to refer to this schedule for general location and time information.

We are looking forward to the days ahead and hope that you are too. This the beginning of a new stage of your life, so take full advantage of all that Fall Orientation and your first year of university have to offer.

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Graduate Student Orientation

Set yourself up for success by attending Graduate Student Orientation. Learn about important university regulations, services and more.

Find out more about Graduate Student Orientation

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International Student Orientation

Attend International Student Orientation, an important pre-class information session about immigration, working in Canada, life in Calgary and more.

Learn more about the International Student Orientation

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Online Orientation

Online Orientation is a web portal for new undergraduate students looking to learn about the campus experience, student services and academic readiness in the months before the fall semester.

Read more about Online Orientation

Fall Orientation events

Familiarize yourself with the university, your faculty, academics by checking out Fall Orientation events that take place before the first week of classes. The list will be updated beginning in late July. Be sure to check back regularly.

Do you still have questions?

Visit our Online Orientation portal – an information resource where you can find answers to your questions about Fall Orientation.

If you still have questions after visiting the Online Orientation, please feel free to email the Orientation team at orientation@ucalgary.ca