Students walk on a sidewalk on campus on a calm summer day

Undergraduate studies in Arts

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

Important Dates

Upcoming student events

A student studies on her laptop in the library

Need help with regulations or degree planning?

Find out everything you need to know about your academic journey in the Faculty of Arts.

Learn more

"Logging at Blairmore, Alberta.", [ca. 1900-1905] (CU1229519) by Photographer Unknown. Courtesy of Libraries and Cultural Resources Digital Collections, University of Calgary

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. Learn and share with the world the elements that make Canada unique and special.

Canadian Studies certificate

Pressed flower in book

Certificate in Creative Writing

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

Creative Writing certificate

 Volga river from Landsat satellite. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. Adobe Stock image.

Certificate in Geographic Information Science

Start Something New in Geographic Information Science (GIS). Use technology to solve a wide range of real-world issues and learn from international leaders.

Geographic Information Science certificate

Stacked rocks against a pink sky

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.

Mental Wellbeing and Resilience certificate

Stylized drone shot of the city of Calgary

Certificate in Pluralism and Global Citizenship

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

Pluralism and Global Citizenship certificate

A stock image of a person's hand writing in Chinese on a blackboard

Certificate in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

Are you passionate about the Chinese language? Interested in pursuing language teaching as a career pathway? Want a competitive edge after you graduate?

Teaching Chinese as a Second Language certificate

UCalgary welcomes, respects, and supports the rich diversity of Indigenous learners. Visit the Writing Symbols Lodge

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 advisor through the Arts Graduate Students' Centre.

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

Pink chatbox icon

Program advising

The arts advisors are currently available through a combination of phones and in-person drop-ins, as well as email. 


Virtual: 9am to 12pm: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

In-Person: 9am to 12pm: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Book an appointment with an advisor through Elevate.

Book Advising meeting »




Phone Advising - 403.220.3580: 1pm to 4pm: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm: Friday

In-Person: 1pm to 4pm: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Email Advising Questions:

Please note we are virtual on Thursdays & Fridays.

Orange question mark icon

General advising

For general questions, you have the option of emailing 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.

Enter virtual front desk 


Francine Cunningham - Calgary Distinguished Writers Program Wrap-Up Event, University of Calgary

Calgary Distinguished Writers Program Wrap-Up Event

Join Francine Cunningham as she reads work created during her residency, along with community members she had the privilege to work with on their writing and participants in the Indigenous Writer’s Circle.

May 29, 2024
6:30–8:30 p.m. 
Gallery Hall, TFDL