Navigating Open Studies

Are you an Open Studies student working towards entering an undergraduate program? Open Studies advising provides you with the resources you need to make informed decisions regarding your academic career.

Navigating Open Studies

Open Studies Advising

Open Studies advising is open to current and prospective Open Studies students who intend to apply for an undergraduate degree at UCalgary.

Open Studies Resources

Here are links to the Powerpoint Presentations from the Open Studies Basics Workshop and Open Studies Transition to a Degree Program.

Upcoming Workshops

  • Open Studies Basics
  • Transitioning from Open Studies to Undergraduate Degree
  • How to Choose a Major

Offered regularly during the Fall semester.  Check back in September for upcoming dates and times!

Contact Information

Deirdre Mooney
Academic Advisor

Daniel Birch
Academic Advisor

Iraida Gutsalyuk
Academic Advisor

Types of advising appointments

Booked Appointment (45 min)

Visit to book an online or in-person appointment and guarantee your time slot.

Please select the "Exploratory Advising - Prospective, Open Studies, Undecided" menu option and book using the "Undecided/Exploring Degree Programs" appointment type.

What to expect in an appointment

You'll discuss your interests, strengths, and ambitions, and research degree programs that suit you. Think about these questions: Does this degree allow you to explore your interests? Does it lead to your future goals? Will it include courses you will enjoy that align with your skills?




Drop-in Advising (20 Min)

These appointments are shorter, first-come, first-serve, and limited each day. Check in at the Student Success Centre front desk (3rd Floor, TFDL). If your needs are not as urgent or you would prefer a longer appointment, we recommend booking an appointment. 

Visit our virtual front desk to join the line