Please disregard the earlier version of today's GRADpost and see below for the updated content.
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.
Fall Term Aug. 27, 2018is when Fall term begins. Please refer to the Academic Schedule for all important dates.
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.
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. Valid May 1 - Aug. 31, 2018. It will also be available at Health Science Centre at the Foothills Campus on the following dates and times:
Tuesday, Apr. 24: 11am - 2pm
Wednesday, Apr. 25: 11am -2pm
Friday, Apr. 27: 11am - 2pm
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)
Launch Your Career - An Intense 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.
2018 Mitacs Entrepreneur Awards These awards celebrate Mitacs alumni who have launched an innovative business or business idea. Are you an entrepreneur? Have you completed a Mitacs program or two Mitacs Training workshops in the past two years? Win $5,000 to support your business! Apply by Apr. 18. More information.
Save the date | Grad Success Week May 8 – 10 This year’s theme for Grad Success Week is ‘overcoming challenge’. Mark your calendar for three days of interactive workshops, panel sessions, and software demonstrations all designed to help you surmount common grad school obstacles. Stay tuned for session details and keynote speakers.
Celebrate GRADimpact Week Our inaugural GRADimpact Week is almost over! Many students and faculty have contributed to our online celebration highlighting the incredible work of grad students at UCalgary. If you would like to participate, there’s still time today and tomorrow to add your #GRADimpact story to the mix. See our webpage for more information on how to participate.
Banff Science Communications Program Communicating science couldn't be more important – and it's still hard to do well. Beakerhead science communications programs help you break through real or perceived barriers that may be keeping your science stories secret! Learn about four courses (NSERC supported) open for registration now.
Read, Write, Review, Develop – Language Resource Session The RWRD Program at the Student Success Centre is an intensive language support resource for international and ESL students. All interested students are invited to apply now for Spring session (Apr. 23- Jun. 29). Register here or contact Jennifer Parsons, RWRD Coordinator, for more information.
DATES AND EVENTS
Apr. 13 Last day to withdraw from a course End of classes
Apr. 16 Start of exams
Apr. 26 End of exams
Apr. 30 Thesis-based students must submit required paperwork to Faculty of Graduate Studies and thesis to Vault to be eligible for Spring (June) Convocation and cancellation of Spring registration. Course-based students must have completed all degree requirements to be eligible for Spring (June) Convocation and cancellation of Spring registration.