Your First Year
Your first year begins with Fall Orientation - two days of events and workshops where you will meet your peers, learn about university life and get off to the right start. Register today and be sure to check out Online Orientation in June.
Graduate Student Orientation
Set yourself up for success by attending Graduate Student Orientation. Learn about important university regulations, services and more.
International Student Orientation
Attend International Student Orientation, an important pre-class information session about immigration, working in Canada, life in Calgary and more.
Indigenous Student Orientation
At Indigenous Student Orientation, you'll meet other First Nations, Métis and Inuit students. You'll also learn about the Writing Symbols Lodge's programming and participate in exciting workshops.
Virtual Orientation Events
In order to accommodate social distancing, select Fall Orientation events will be held online. Please watch for updates and a information about Campus Expo, The Welcome Ceremony and more on the Fall Orientation webpage.
Date: Fall Orientation 2021 will take place Thursday, September 2 and Friday, September 3.
Cost: Fall Orientation events are free for all new undergraduate students. If you are a graduate or exchange student, please visit the corresponding tab above to learn more about additional events that apply to you.
New Student Orientation Services
New Student Registration Assistance
Do you have questions about course registration? NSRA can provide you with answers about requisites, restrictions, registration errors, advising and course timetables.
Ask Me Program
During your first few weeks of classes you can access a virtual front desk where students, staff and faculty volunteers can answer your questions. Whether you arrive in-person or virtually, be sure to visit a live Zoom session and ask any questions that you have about campus or Calgary.
Learning how to make the best of your university experience can be a lengthy process, so it's good to get started before classes begin. Learn about academic expectations, advising, health and wellness supports and co-curricular opportunities and more.