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Student Success Centre

The Student Success Centre (SSC) provides inclusive advising and academic support services. We welcome prospective, open studies, undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of their skill development. We strive to offer student-centred resources, where you can ask questions and learn more about strategies that support your learning.

Explore our resources

Visit our virtual front desk

Drop into our virtual front desk between Monday and Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Enter the virtual front desk

Enhance your study skills

Visit our study skills resource page for suggestions on note-taking, preparing for exams and much more.

Study skills resources

Stay organized and motivated

Visit our time management resource page for help with planning, building helpful study habits and keeping yourself motivated.

Tips for managing your time

Build your online learning skills

Visit our resources on online learning success or register for our Introduction to Online Learning D2L module.

Online learning resources

Upcoming workshops & events


Looking for SSC Events?

For instructions on accessing events through Elevate, view our video tutorial!

Need Help Booking an Appointment?

Students can book with SSC services through elevate.ucalgary.ca. View our Elevate booking instructions (PDF) to find out how. 

Need to Cancel?

No problem! For support with cancelling an SSC appointment, view our Elevate Cancellation instructions (PDF). You can also reach out to our front desk at success@ucalgary.ca or 403-220-5881 for support with cancellations. 

News and stories


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Faculty and Staff

Looking for ways to support your students? The SSC offers services that can help students build their study skills, plan their academics and enhance their success at university.

Looking to enhance your presentation and student-advising skills? Become a peer volunteer