Other Graduate Student Resources

Academic Success Centre - The Academic Success Centre provides professional academic support to help students maximize their academic success and achieve their academic goals. We offer appointments, advising, group workshops, online courses, and specialized programming year-round to students in all university programs, and at all levels of achievement and study.

Career Centre - The U of A's Career Centre offers a variety of career services to University of Alberta undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, alumni and the University community. They help students 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.

Centre for Writers - Offers free 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.

Counselling and Clinical Services- The role of CCS is to provide a variety of services that improve the mental health and wellness of students.

First Peoples' House (formerly Aboriginal Student Services Centre )- Offers a variety of programs and services to Aboriginal students at the University of Alberta, including advising services, funding for tutoring, and mentoring.

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. It has four full-time staff members in addition to its elected executive positions filled by graduate students. The GSA offers the Graduate Student Assistance Program (GSAP) which provides all graduate students with 24/7 access to psychological counselling services, as well as access to a wide range of health, wellness and worklife services provided through Homewood Human Solutions. The GSA also provides emergency bursaries each year based on need. Please call (780) 492-3483 to book an appointment to meet with an Emergency Aid Advisor.

Health and Wellness Support - This website has various resources to assist with health and wellness matters.

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.

Student OmbudService- The OmbudService is a confidential service focused on ensuring that university processes related to students operate as fairly as possible. Staff offer information, advice, and support to students, faculty, and staff as they deal with academic, discipline, interpersonal, and financial issues related to student programs. The OmbudService has a section on its website called: "Documents Every Graduate Student Should Read".

Office of Safe Disclosure and Human Rights - This office provides staff and students with a safe, neutral and confidential space. The office is available to students and staff who have concerns or questions regarding how University policy, procedures or ethical standards are being applied.