Graduate students who begin their program in Fall need to activate their registration before the posted deadline. Check the Academic Schedule for all registration and fee payment deadlines. Fall payment plans will be available to all students August 1.
Discounted UPASS ticket booklets See the Message from the President of the GSA (Graduate Students Association) about discounted UPASS ticket booklets for graduate students. Starting August 4, up to 5 books of 10 tickets may be purchased per month and can be purchased from these select locations:
Parking & Transportation Services between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday
Residence Services (Dining Centre) between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday
Foothills Medical Bookstore between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (will need to call phone number on the door entrance)
Main Campus Bookstore between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (south exterior doors, opens Aug. 17)
In order to be eligible, you must show your UCalgary ID Card or proof of active student status at these locations when purchasing the tickets.
FGS Survey for Self-Isolating Arriving or Returning UCalgary Graduate Students
Are you a new or returning UCalgary graduate student who has, or is planning to self-quarantine upon arrival in Calgary? The FGS Student Team is seeking student input to create and promote information and resources for students navigating the task of self-quarantine. The survey takes approximately 5 minutes to complete, and is completely anonymous and confidential.
Face coverings for students with Expanded or Critical Research Designation
UCalgary is providing a one-time distribution of two reusable face coverings for staff, faculty and graduate students who are working on campus now or will be returning by September and have been identified in Lab/Worksite Safety Plans. Reusable face coverings are not currently available for staff and faculty who are not working on campus. Please contact your department for information.
GRADpost moved to biweekly schedule for August
GRADpost will be sent out every second week during the remainder of the Summer term. The next edition of GRADpost will come out in two weeks on August 20, 2020.
How will COVID-19 impact fall 2020 classes? Students likely have many questions following the announcement that instruction in the fall term will be provided through a combination of face-to-face and online learning. What technology do I need to have access to? Are services still available on campus like writing support, career advice, etc.? If all my classes are fully online, do I need to be in Calgary for the fall term? Will residence be open for the fall 2020 term? Visit the following FAQ pages for answers to questions you may have: