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Department of Physics and Astronomy

Science B 605
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
Tel: (403) 220-5385
office@phas.ucalgary.ca

Gerri Evans

Graduate Application Enquiries
gradinfo@phas.ucalgary.ca
Tel: (403) 220-3618

Tracy Korsgaard

Graduate Program Coordinator
korsgaar@ucalgary.ca
Tel: (403) 220-3617

New Student Orientation

Grad 601 is the orientation program for new students run jointly by the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) and the Graduate Students Association (GSA) during the September and January block week periods (immediately preceding the beginning of the semester) each academic year. It is generally a one-day program and covers:

  • Introductions to the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) and the Graduate Student Association (GSA)
  • Information about scholarships, ethics, graduate supervision, and stress management
  • Introductions to University of Calgary services including the Information Commons, the university library system, and the Learning Commons

The session generally includes, lunch, a campus tour, and a reception at the Grad Lounge at the end of the day, giving new students an opportunity to meet graduate students from other departments.

For information on how to register for this course, visit the Student Success Centre.