Arts Events for Students

The Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Student Services office puts on a number of events throughout the year for its students.

Just for Fun

Break Time with Brooklyn 99

On the last Monday of the month (fall term: September, October and November; winter term: January, February and March) take a break and watch reruns of the tv show Brooklyn 99 while enjoying free coffee and donuts.

What: Watch Brooklyn 99 + drink coffee + eat donuts
Where: Humanities Centre Lecture 3 (HC L3)
When: 12 - 12:50 PM on the last Monday of the month 

Let us know you're coming by RSVPing to the Facebook Event!
RSVP for October

RSVP for November

Fall term: Sep 30, Oct 28, Nov 25
Winter term: Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 30

Gratitude Tree 

Fall is a time to reflect. Stop by the Fishbowl and share what you are grateful for! Once the tree is full of gratitude it will have a home in the USS lobby until the winter holiday season.

What: Write down what you are grateful for and add a leaf to our tree
Where: 2nd Floor Humanities Centre - Fishbowl
When: Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Brain Break

The Faculty of Arts is helping fuel your studies. Stop by one of three locations (FAB, HC and Tory) to get free snacks like granola bars, fruit leather, cheese strings and more during exams! 

Dates for fall 2019 will be posted by the end of November. Dates for winter 2020 will be posted by the end of March.

Convocation Garden Party

Students convocating in 2020 are invited to attend the annual Faculty of Arts Convocation Open House and Celebration.

Held annually in June, this is an opportunity to socialize with fellow convocants, department staff and faculty members at this garden party themed celebration. Convocants will enjoy a complimentary drink and hors d’oeuvres as well as receive a congratulatory gift from the Faculty. Cash bar is available.

A date for the 2020 event will be confirmed early in the year. Check back for more information as it becomes available.





Info Sessions and PD Events

U of A Open House

What: Booth Fair, tours, presentations and more!
Where: Butterdome (Universiade Pavillion)
When: Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The U of A Open House is the day for future students to learn all about the University, and especially all about Arts. It's not just for future students though! Current students are encouraged to attend as well.

Explore your options for customizing your degree. Visit department booths to learn about options for majors, double majors, honors, certificates and experiential learning opportunities. Check out the Open House page for full details. View the 2019 Program Guide to discover your options to go on tours, attend masterclass sessions, or listen to presentations.

ArtsGO Info Sessions

Travel + Study = Growth + Perspective

Whatever your interests or goals, we have a study abroad program for you. Spend the time to explore your options. You might be surprised how far your education can take you! Come to an info session to find out how you can go abroad as part of your Arts degree and gain hands on experience in your field, learn another language, and explore the world. Hear from students who have gone abroad themselves.

Join us!

Fall Term Info Sessions
October 24 (Thursday) @ 2-3 PM in T 1-103
November 5 (Tuesday) @ 2-3 PM in HC L-1
November 20 (Wednesday) @ 12-1 PM in BUS 2-5

Winter Term Info Sessions
January 14 (Tuesday) @ 12-1 PM in BUS 3-5