Undergraduate studies in Arts

The Arts Students' Centre provides booked appointments (via Zoom) for your program advising needs.

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Certificate in Canadian Studies

Ever wonder why Canada gets named one of the best places in the world to live? Build a better understanding of the country. Become an ambassador! Learn and share with the world the elements that make Canada unique and special.

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Certificate in Creative Writing

If you complete 18 units from the Field of Creative Writing, you are eligible to earn an Embedded Certificate. 

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Certificate in Mental Wellbeing and Resilience

Become a mental health champion, build positive skills and resilience and help us create a community of caring, all while earning your degree.

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Certificate in Pluralism and Global Citizenship

Develop values, habits, and practices that foster responsible global citizenship.

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Get help from the Arts Students' Centre (ASC)

Ask us about degree programs, graduation and more.

Office information:
Office location: Social Sciences 102
618 Campus Place NW
Phone number: 403.220.3580

Interested in grad studies? Talk to a graduate program officer

***In order to comply with University of Calgary policy, all correspondence must be sent via your ucalgary.ca account

IMPORTANT SERVICE UPDATE: Currently all advising will take place virtually. 


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Program advising


Booked Appointments: 9am to 12pm: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Book an appointment with an advisor:

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Drop-in phone Advising - 1pm to 4 pm: Monday to Friday | Please call our office at 403-220-3580. 


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Please note that we are closed on Thursday mornings.



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General advising


For general questions, you have the option of emailing ascarts@ucalgary.ca or dropping into our virtual front desk.

Virtual Front Desk Hours:

  • 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
  • 1pm to 4pm: Thursday

An ASC staff member will be available to answer your question via the chat function or by video.

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