UCalgary is working to reduce impacts on the environment and our surrounding communities through programs, incentives and travel alternatives that are easy on the wallet and encourage active and sustainable commuting.

Programs, incentives and resources for a sustainable commute


  • Secure bike parking: Over 300 secure bike parking stalls available on Main Campus and at Foothills Campus with at least one bike parking location at every building.
  • Bike Root: Student-run community bicycle shop located at the University of Calgary. The workspace and tools are available to all members with the mission of empowering club members to learn the skills required to repair their bikes themselves.
  • Outdoor Centre: Bike and bike accessory rentals, bike repairs and mountain biking courses.

Shower Facilities

Shower Facilities are available in the following buildings: Child Development Centre (parkade level), Clinical Skills Building (locker rooms), Downtown Campus, Energy Environment Experiential Learning (basement level/staff access only), Kinesiology A (locker rooms) and the Taylor Institute (first floor/staff access only).

UPass Program

UPass offers discounted passes and Calgary transit Adult Ticket Books, granting unlimited access to city transit for all full-time students.