You only get to do your freshman year once — so let’s make the most of it!
This is how you’ll start off your university experience — with thousands of your classmates at an adventure-filled day on campus — capped off with a candlelit concert in the park! Then the excitement continues during your first week on campus with Week of Welcome(WOW): eight days and nights of orientation events, breakfasts, outdoor concerts, BBQs, and food trucks. Learn more »
Join a student group or club
With over 450 active student groups on campus, there’s sure to be one for you – or better yet, why not start your own? Learn more »
Live on campus
You’ll have free admission to all regular season varsity games so you can cheer on the Golden Bears (Men’s), Pandas (Women’s), and Vikings (Augustana) teams on their way to winning National Championships. Check out our game schedules to see one now »
Students get full access to all of our recreation facilities — including swimming pools, fitness centres, indoor track and pavilion, gymnasiums, racquetball and squash courts, ice arena, dance studios, and an indoor climbing wall! See more »
Explore the neighbourhood
North Campus is located on the cusp of North America’s largest green belt — that’s 22 times the size of Central Park — so walk, jog, or cycle to school!
Steps away from North Campus you’ll find the famous Whyte Avenue — abundant with cafes, boutiques, year-round indoor farmers' market, and lively nightlife. Or as a U-pass holder students can use public transit to easily explore the whole city.
Learn more about the Edmonton and area adventures that await you »