Navigating Open Studies

Are you an Open Studies student working towards entering an undergraduate program? Open Studies advising provides you with the resources you need to make informed decisions regarding your academic career.


Navigating Open Studies

Open Studies advising is open to current and prospective Open Studies students who intend to apply for an undergraduate degree at UCalgary.

Upcoming Workshops

Open Studies Basics

  • Aug. 22, 2019 from 10 - 11 a.m.
  • Aug. 29, 2019 from 3 - 4 p.m.
  • Sept. 5, 2019 from noon - 1 p.m.

Transitioning from Open Studies to Undergraduate Degree

  • Oct. 1, 2019 from 10 - 11 a.m.
  • Oct. 15, 2019 from noon - 1 p.m.
  • Nov. 5, 2019 from 2 - 3 p.m.

How to Choose a Major

  • Sept. 23, 2019 from 9 - 10:30 a.m.
  • Oct. 31, 2019 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 6, 2019 from 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Types of advising appointments

Regular appointment (45 minutes)

Visit success.ucalgary.ca to schedule an appointment and guarantee your time slot. Please select the "Exploratory Advising - Prospective, Open Studies, Undecided" menu option and book using the "Navigating Open Studies" appointment type.

Drop-in appointment (20 mins)

In addition to scheduled appointments, our Academic Advisors offer weekly drop-in hours Fridays from 9 – 11:30 a.m. All drop-in appointments are held in the Student Success Centre on the third floor of the Taylor Family Digital Library.

Additional drop-in hours will be held in early September as follows:

  • Friday, Sept. 6 from 9 - 11:30 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 12 from 9 - 11:30 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 13 from 9 - 11:30 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.

Contact Information

Deirdre Mooney
Academic Advisor, Exploratory Students
TFDL 368F
dmooney@ucalgary.ca

Karen Quinn
Academic Advisor, Prospective & Open Studies Students
TFDL 360C
quinnk@ucalgary.ca

Caitlin Karpetz
Academic Advisor, Exploratory Students
TFDL 368G
cmkarpet@ucalgary.ca