Spring General Fees All graduate students are registered for a 12 month period and General Fees are collected in the Fall, Winter and Spring terms of the 12 month registration year, regardless of whether students are taking a course in that term or not. Please check your student centre for an updated balance.
Thesis submission The Thesis Checklist has been updated and can be found here. FGS will be accepting either form (revised form preferred) until May 23, 2018. Please note: No formatting check is done at FGS, other than for title page and mandatory forms. For more information, see the Thesis Formatting Guide.
Spring Convocation Thesis-based degrees: Apr. 30 is the last day to submit required thesis forms to FGS and thesis to The Vault to be eligible for Spring Convocation and cancel Spring 2018 registration. Course-based degrees: Apr. 30 is the last day to complete all degree requirements to be eligible for Spring Convocation and cancel Spring 2018 registration.
Annual Registration Reminder Please activate your annual registration (click on the enroll link in your Student Centre) for the upcoming academic year. Students must register annually, at the time of the anniversary of their first registration, and before the deadline for that term. Fees are due on the applicable term deadline.
Spring Term Last day to drop a class without financial penalty – May 18, 2018 Last to add classes and register for the Spring term – May 18, 2018 Fee payment deadline - May 23, 2018
UPASS Information The Spring/Summer 2018 UPass will be available to eligible students at the UPass Desk and Parking & Transportation Services starting Apr. 23. Hours of operation.Important Upass Dates.
Candidacy Fees Information PhD students successfully meeting candidacy requirements between Jan. 1 and Apr. 30, 2018 will have their tuition fees changed to a continuing rate in May 2018 (Spring Term). (Graduate Calendar C.1.1)
Fall Term Aug. 27, 2018is when Fall term begins. Please refer to the Academic Schedule for all important dates.
Mitacs Workshops: Project Management and Networking Skills
Foundations of Project Management I: This 2-day workshop provides a collaborative learning experience focused on project management, team building, group dynamics and more. May 15 & 16, 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Register here.
Networking Skills: This full-day workshop provides insight on building and stabilizing business relationships through effective networking. May 29, 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Register here.
3MT Regional Championships April 27 Watch the 2018 UCalgary 3MT winner Chidera Nwaroh represent our institution at the Western Regionals held at the University of Regina, 1-4:30 pm MST on April 27. More information.
Speed Networking for Graduate Students Leverage your transferable skills and expand your professional network as you explore potential career paths. Learn from professionals using their PhDs outside of traditional academic positions. Hunter Hub, Thursday May 10, 2:30-5:00 pm. Register here.
Launch Your Career - An Intensive Bootcamp to Your Job Search This full-day session will lead through what you need to know to have a successful job search. Get resume/CV advice, take part in speed interviews, get a LinkedIn headshot and more. Register with your CareerLink account and complete a strength assessment prior to the the event. May 29, 8:30-4:40.
Summer Student Job Opportunity The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) is looking for a graduate student to work with the Strategic Communications Specialist and the Graduate Orientation team (GradO) in FGS to build resource materials for new graduate students. This position will run from May to Aug. 2018.Apply here.
Grad Success Week: Overcoming Grad School Challenges May 8 - 10 Grad Success week offers three days of workshops and panels. Topics include research, writing, publishing and software demonstrations. Keynote address by AnneMarie Dorland, who will discuss how design thinking can help overcome challenges of grad school. View schedule and register today!
Campus Cleanup and Barbecue: Join the UCalgary Tradition! Get outside, show your community pride and help keep the University of Calgary campus green and clean! Register for the ninth-annual Campus Cleanup and Barbecue on Apr. 27. Taylor Family Digital Library Quad between 11 am and 1 pm, barbecue begins at 12 pm. Find out more.
Permanent Residence Info Session with IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) representatives will be providing information to international students who attend UCalgary on the updates to Express Entry and immigration related matters that affect students studying in Canada. May 1, 3-5 pm, SAIT’s Orpheus theatre.RSVP here.
DATES AND EVENTS
Apr. 30 Course-based degrees: Last day to complete all degree requirements to be eligible for June Convocation and cancel Spring 2018 registration.
Apr. 30 Thesis-based degrees: Last day to submit required form to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and thesis to the Vault to be eligible for June Convocation and cancel Spring 2018 registration.
May 7 Start of Spring/Summer and Spring Intercession
May 14 Start of classes - Spring/Summer Term and Spring Intercession