Contact Us

Writing Symbols Lodge staff are dedicated to enriching the quality of the student experience and supporting student success.

How to reach us


Writing Symbols Lodge
MacEwan Student Centre (MSC 390Z)

University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

Hours of operation

In-person support 
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Remote support
Need to get in touch from home? Email or call us from Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

*There is currently no after-hours access for students available at this time

Email/Phone number

General inquiries:

Phone: 403.220.6034

Fax: 403.220.6019

Staff members

Karen MacDonald

Manager, Writing Symbols Lodge


Sophia Pancic

Indigenous Relations Training Program (IRTP) Coordinator & Indigenous Student Access Program (ISAP) Assistant


Nathalie Nahwegahbow

Administrative Coordinator


Reagan Markwell

Leadership Development Specialist


Jennifer Farrand

 Indigenous Pathways Program Advisor


Vaughan McMillan

Student Success and Retention Specialist