Busiest Transfer-In Day in UCalgary historical past kicks off Aug. 28 | Information

Whereas UCalgary is abuzz with the joy of one other upcoming fall semester, Residence Providers is welcoming over 2,800 college students to their new residence on campus on Transfer-In Day, kicking off Fall Orientation.

Regardless that Transfer-In Day isn’t till Aug. 28, it’s already breaking information. An unprecedented 1,200 first-year college students are shifting into campus alongside 1,600 returning college students.

Group on campus

The wide range of housing choices provided by Residence Providers — together with shared dorm-style rooms for first-year college students to full residence residing in higher years— emphasize the significance of a supportive, wholesome educational and social setting that can assist college students discover the connections and expertise they search at college.

Shane Royal, senior director for Ancillary Providers, says residing on campus is second to none — particularly for college students in search of an genuine, vibrant setting to dwell and study in.

“Residing on campus isn’t nearly housing. It’s about setting and entry to assets that strengthen scholar expertise on campus,” Royal says “Transfer-In Day is a celebration of that, but in addition a good way for college students to fulfill their new neighbours and discover their new residence at UCalgary.”

Transfer-in day volunteers welcome new college students residence.

Sources, assist and connection

The UCalgary campus is teeming with exercise, however not all that exercise is within the classroom. For college students residing in residence, entry to educational assist, management and volunteer alternatives and wellness packages, together with proximity to lessons, recreation amenities and social occasions make residing on campus a no brainer.

All You Care to Eat

The All You Care to Eat meal plan ensures college students have the meals assist they should shine on campus. With a number of choices of contemporary meals out there, college students can select to eat no matter they like, each time they like and as a lot as they should nourish them all through the educational 12 months.

All You Care to Eat is obtainable for all college students on campus. Be taught extra about meal plans on the Unicard web site.  

What to search for on Transfer-In Day

On Aug. 28, over 400 scholar and employees volunteers shall be available to welcome residents and assist them get settled into their new residence on campus.

Search for the various info cubicles on the Service Honest positioned within the Eating Centre. Educated employees and volunteers will assist college students navigate their meal plans, speak tenant insurance coverage and reply any questions they might have about residing in residence. Unicard, Lively Residing and different scholar assets can even be available to reply any questions college students might have about campus life.

“Yr after 12 months, Transfer-In Day is without doubt one of the most fun days on campus,” Royal says. “For many first-year college students, that is their preliminary foray into campus life, and we’re all able to assist them of their many successes all through their time at UCalgary.”

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