New Student Orientation

At Fall Orientation, new students learn about the academic, student life and wellness services that can help them to transition into to life at the University of Calgary.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fall Orientation

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Date: Fall Orientation 2023 dates will be announced in January so stay tuned.
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.

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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.

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Online Orientation

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.

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