Academic & Student Services
If you need personalized support, academic advice and goal-setting support, contact Angela Gallo-Dewar, Assistant Dean, Student Services, to make an appointment.
Angela works with all students in the JD program, including joint degree and dual degree students, LOP students and incoming and outgoing exchange students.
The Alberta Lawyers' Assistance Society (ASSIST) provides free and confidential help to Alberta lawyers, articling students and law students and their immediate families with personal issues. As a law student, you and your immediate family are entitled to four free sessions of psychological counselling, per issue, per year. Peer support is provided to law students and articling students only.
To schedule an appointment with the psychologist, please call 1.877.498.6898.
More info about ASSIST's services can be found below.
Wellness Mentor in Residence
UCalgary Law is pleased to welcome our new Wellness Mentor in Residence, Orlando Da Silva. Orlando is a lawyer who has had his own struggles with mental health and wants to be available for students to talk about depression, anxiety or stress with someone who is a member of the profession and who has lived experiences.
UCalgary Mental Health Services
The SU Wellness Centre offers a variety of mental health supports, including peer listening, workshops, counselling and psychiatric consultations.
Single Session Counselling appointments are available:
- One hour appointments
- No limits to number of times students can access
- No waitlists
- Book an appointment: 403.210.9355
Sexual Violence Support
If you have been impacted by sexual violence, we believe you and can connect you to services, inform you of your rights, help you think through options, or just listen.
UCalgary Student Wellness Services
We’re here for your well-being. Visit us for your holistic care – from medical to mental health.
UCalgary Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to removing barriers that have been, and continue to be, encountered by equity seeking groups, including women, Indigenous peoples, visible/racialized minorities, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ+.
UCalgary Faith & Spirituality Centre
The Faith & Spirituality Centre seeks to cultivate a pluralistic community by encouraging cultural and religious literacy, community building, and social change as an integral part of the student experience.
UCalgary Women's Resource Centre
The Women's Resource Centre provides a safe and supportive place to advance gender equality and build community through sharing, learning and teaching. We value all experiences and offer the resources necessary to make informed choices.
The Q Centre
The Students’ Union’s Q Centre is a safe, comfortable and inviting space for the LGBTQA+ community at the University of Calgary. Featuring a library and peer support services, the program coordinators and volunteers plan events and direct clients to relevant resources. Guests are also welcome to hang out and socialize.
Writing Symbols Lodge
Writing Symbols Lodge provides academic, personal, and cultural support services and programs to prospective and current First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students, and offers a welcoming and supportive learning environment for the whole campus community.