Newly Admitted Graduate Students

Welcome to the Faculty of Kinesiology, the No. 1 sport science school in North America and No. 7 globally. 

What to expect

Welcome to the graduate program in the Faculty of Kinesiology.

The faculty and university are here to support the success of your education, and we have many wonderful people and services to help you along the way. Please reach out any time.

What can you expect your first week in Kinesiology?

You will be invited to a barbecue, a faculty orientation and a tour of the kinesiology complex and campus. You will also take laboratory and safety training. You also automatically become a member of the Kinesiology Graduate Student Association and the university’s Faculty of Graduate Studies.

You will receive information from the Kinesiology graduate office, and it’s helpful to review the Faculty of Graduate Studies step-by-step guide for the newly admitted. They have tips to help with your pre-arrival, arrival and your first-term. They also offer an in-person orientation and GradO, a virtual orientation. 

The Kinesiology Graduate Student Association (KGSA) is your faculty voice. Contact anytime at kgsa@ucalgary.ca.