Campus Resources

Academic Success Centre – The Academic Success Centre provides professional academic support to help students maximize their academic success and achieve their academic goals. The Centre offers academic skills workshops, and one-on-one sessions. It has specific graduate student oriented workshops and individual consultations.

Accessibility Services – promotes and coordinates the efforts of University departments and off-campus agencies in meeting students’ needs and provides services, which help to equalize educational opportunities for students. Serves prospective and current students at the University of Alberta, as well as staff and faculty, whose disabilities involve any number of conditions affecting mobility, vision, hearing, learning, and physical or mental health.

Biosci News –

Biosci Internal Newsletter

BioSci Services – Did you know we have a Fab-Lab?

Building Access and Open Hours – Not every building entrance will be available for students to enter. The best point of contact for any building access issues is Facilities and Operations Control Centre at 780-492-4833. The control centre is staffed 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

Campus Food Bank

Career Centre – CAPS offers a variety of career services to University of Alberta students, postdoctoral fellows, alumni and the University community. They can help you explore career options, connect with employers, write a resume, prepare for a job interview and find work.

Centre for Teaching and Learning – CTL offers a wide range of programs and services to support teaching and learning. Their Graduate Teaching and Learning Program is an excellent resource for new TAs and also counts toward the PD requirement in the Department of Biological Sciences. The CTL Resource Library has a number of books, journals and videos on teaching and learning.

Centre for Writers – Offers writing support to all students, staff and instructors on campus, in any subject or discipline, and at all levels of study.

Chaplains’ Association – The Chaplains are available for guidance, care and support to any student or staff member, whether or not he or she identifies with a particular faith. They also offer information and referral regarding religious groups and activities on campus, as well as marriage preparation courses and assistance in memorial services.

Community Social Work Team – Fostering a community of care. Through preventative action we engage with partners from campus and surrounding areas to strengthen capacity, provide bridges to resources, and advocate for greater inclusivity.

Contact Tracing –

Counselling & Clinical Services – Counselling & Clinical Services aims to provide accessible and compassionate psychological and psychiatric services to U of A students.

Dean of Students – The DoS facilitates a positive relationship between students, faculty, and administration and promotes a respectful campus environment for all.

Department of Biological Sciences Calendar –

English as a Second Language Courses – The Faculty of Extension offers an English Language Program, various courses, and proficiency testing.

FGSR Graduate Program Manual

FGSR Resources for Graduate Coordinators

First People’s House – offers a variety of programs and services to Indigenous students at the University of Alberta, including advising services, tutoring, and mentoring.

Future Energy Systems –

Graduate Student Assistance Program – The GSAP provides graduate students with 24/7 access to psychological counselling services, as well as access to a wide range of health, wellness and worklife services, including career counseling.

Graduate Student Parents –

Graduate Students Association – The GSA is the student group that represents all graduate students at the University of Alberta. The GSA exists to help students on an individual and group level.

GSA Emergency Bursary –

Health & Wellness Resources – and

International Student Services Newsletter

International Student Services – Located at the International Centre, International Student Services is the main campus resource for international students seeking assistance with immigration as well as financial, academic, or personal issues.

International Student Services, English Conversation Club – The English Conversation Club meets every Friday throughout the academic year. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome!

IST Password Resets –

I-Work! Skills for Cross-Cultural Employment – I-Work! is a series of workshops and events related to career development for international students. Workshops or events occur every month, September to February and a full-day career conference in March!

Library Services & Workshops –

Office of the Student Ombuds – A confidential service that strives to ensure that university processes related to students operate as fairly as possible. We offer information, advice, and support to students, faculty, and staff as they deal with academic, discipline, interpersonal, and financial issues. There is a designated ombudsperson for graduate students.

Postdoctoral supplemental health plan –

Safe House – The University of Alberta Safe House Program offers temporary emergency accommodation for current students and their children.

Safe Disclosure and Human Rights Office – This office provides staff and students with a safe, neutral and confidential space to express concerns regarding issues such as treatment or ethics.

Sexual Assault Centre – Provides many services for those affected by sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence, and stalking. The Centre has also developed a series of informational videos about sexual assault.  

Student Legal Services of Edmonton – SLS is a student-managed, non-profit society dedicated to helping low-income individuals in Edmonton understand their legal issues and solve their legal problems. The services are offered by law student volunteers, and include advice on criminal and family law matters, as well as academic and discipline appeals.

Student’s Union – Although the Student’s Union represents undergraduate students, they provide many services and links useful to graduate students.

University Bursaries and Emergency Funding – Office of the Registrar Bursaries & Emergency Funds

University Calendar –

Virtual Fitness –