Grad Orientation

Welcome to UCalgary from your President, Tanille Shandro

Participate in the GSA GradO events and WIN!

Attend GradO events to discover various resources and make valuable connections to help you succeed academically and socially. See below for GradO activities organized by the GSA.


GSA Executives Meet and Greet
Sept. 3 | Thanks for attending!

Health and Dental Plan
Q&A with StudentCare
Sept. 3 | Thanks for attending. Please watch the Recording below

GSA Trivia
Aug. 31 to Sept. 4 | Instagram Stories


Take part in GSA Bingo to win special prizes from us.
Blackout: 1 iPad
X: 1 Nintendo Switch Lite
One line: 1 of 10 $20 gift cards

See rules below*

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Navigate the GSA services, important deadlines, and resources. Bonus: Free printable planner templates for your daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, and goal tracking and planning.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies's GradO Page
UCalgary's Welcome Centre
Campus Expo

*GSA Bingo is only open to current UCalgary graduate students. All entries that provide the required proof will be entered into a draw for the following prizes. Proof must be sent to with GSA Bingo as the subject line prior to 11:59pm, Sept. 8.

To win the iPad, complete the activities in all 9 squares (blackout). To win the Nintendo Switch, complete all activities to form an X; and to win one of ten $20 gift cards, complete a line (horizontal, vertical, diagonal). By completing a blackout, you are eligible for all prizes, and by completing an X, you are eligible for the gift cards as well.

Explore GSA Services

The GSA advocate on your behalf to the University of Calgary and to all levels of governments. We support you to succeed academically and socially through our programs and services and responsive communication channels.

Connect with the GSA!

Get in touch with the GSA through various channels including our weekly News and Views, website, social media channels, emails, or phones.

News and Views: Sign up HERE
Instagram: @gsacalgary
Twitter: @gsacalgary
Phone: 403-220-5997
Mailing Address: 1030 ES, 844 Campus Place NW, Calgary Alberta T2N 1N4