Contact Us

Writing Symbols Lodge staff are dedicated to enriching the quality of the student experience and supporting student success.


How to reach us

Address

Writing Symbols Lodge
MacEwan Student Centre (MSC 390Z)

University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

Hours of operation

In-person support 
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Remote support
Need to get in touch from home? Email or call us from Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Email/Phone number

General inquiries: writingsymbolslodge@ucalgary.ca

Phone: 403.220.6034

Fax: 403.220.6019


Staff members


Karen MacDonald

Manager, Writing Symbols Lodge

403.220.6035

karen.macdonald1@ucalgary.ca

Gaelin MacDonald

Indigenous Student Access Program (ISAP) Assistant

403.210.9856

gaelin.macdonald@ucalgary.ca
isap@ucalgary.ca

Begiizhik Nahwegahbow

Administrative Coordinator

403.220.3091

nathalie.nahwegahbow@ucalgary.ca
writingsymbolslodge@ucalgary.ca

Jennifer Farrand

 Indigenous Pathways Program Advisor

403.220.5975

jennifer.farrand@ucalgary.ca
indigenous.eng@ucalgary.ca

Vaughan McMillan

Student Success and Retention Specialist

403.220.7035

vaughan.mcmillan@ucalgary.ca

Kelsey Jackson

Program Coordinator Indigenous Student Access Program (ISAP)

403.210.9567

kelsey.jackson@ucalgary.ca
isap@ucalgary.ca

Lucas Hale

Cultural Programming and events Coordinator

403.220.2271

lucas.hale1@ucalgary.ca
otapimisskaan@ucalgary.ca
irltp@ucalgary.ca

Larry Gauthier

Academic Coach

403.220.8654

larry.gauthier@ucalgary.ca


Extended team

Hanna Woodward

Indigenous Student Support Advisor
Student Wellness

403.220.3324

hanna.woodward@ucalgary.ca