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Current Student - FAQ

Selecting Courses

Q. I am a Math/Stats major. What courses do I need to take?

Q. Math/Stats is my minor. What courses do I need to take?

Q. I am unsure about what courses to take. Where do I go for help?

Q. Where can I find out more about the courses available from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics?

Registering for Courses

Q. How do I access Student Centre to register for courses?

Advising

Q. I need help selecting courses. Where can I go?

Q. I need help selecting or changing my major. Where can I go for help?

Q. I am having difficulty in a course. Is there somewhere I can get extra help?

Software

Q. My instructor says my course requires WebWorks. Where can I get access?

Q. I need access to Maple. Where can I get access?

Q. I would like to learn more about LaTeX. Where can I get more information?

Fees

Q. I have questions about tuition. Who do I talk to?

Q. I am an international student. Can you explain the differential fees and why I need to pay them?

More Questions

Q. I have questions not covered by this FAQ. Where can I go for more answers?


Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Selecting Courses

Q. I am a Math/Stats major. What courses do I need to take?

A. A. Descriptions of the specific courses required for a degree in Mathematics or Statistics are available through the Department's programs section of the University of Calgary calendar. Degree requirements vary by program. Students are encouraged to visit with an advisor in the Faculty of Science Undergraduate Science Centre early in their programs for advice on program and course selection.

Q. Math/Stats is my minor. What courses do I need to take?

A. Students in the Math or Stats Minor should regularly consult with the Undergraduate Program Director to ensure their studies remain on track. Information about the Minor Program and links to the calendar description of the program can be found by clicking here.

Q. I am unsure about what courses to take. Where do I go for help? 

A. Questions regarding mathematics and statistics courses specifically can be directed to the Undergraduate Program Director by email at info@math.ucalgary.ca. More general inquiries should be directed to the Undergraduate Science Centre.

Q. Where can I find out more about the courses available from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics?

A. Questions regarding mathematics and statistics courses specifically can be directed to the Undergraduate Program Director by email at info@math.ucalgary.ca. Course descriptions are also available from the University of Calgary calendar.

Registering for Courses

Q. How do I access Student Centre to register for courses?

A. Access to Student Centre is made through MyUofC. You will require your UCID and password. Should you experience difficulties, please check with IT Services.

Advising

Q. I need help selecting courses. Where can I go?

A. Questions regarding mathematics and statistics courses specifically can be directed to the Undergraduate Program Director by email at info@math.ucalgary.ca. More general inquiries should be directed to the Undergraduate Science Centre.

Q. I need help selecting or changing my major. Where can I go for help?

A. Again, assistance of this kind is best found by consulting with an advisor in the Undergraduate Science Centre.

Q. I am having difficulty in a course. Is there somewhere I can get extra help?

A. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers continuous tutorials in 

  • Linear Algebra & Discrete Mathematics (Math 211/213/271/273): MS569
  • Calculus (Math 249/265/267): MS569
  • Statistics (Stat 213/217): MS317

Please view the Winter 2017 Continuous Tutorials Schedule

Students experiencing difficulty in these courses should consult with the tutorial instructor first. Students experiencing continued difficulty in these courses or other undergraduate courses should consult with the Undergraduate Program Director by email at info@math.ucalgary.ca.

Software

Q. My instructor says my course requires WebWork. Where can I get access?

A. WebWork is available by clicking here and then clicking on the name of your course. You can also access this page by clicking on the WebWork button under Tools in the right-hand column on most Undergraduate pages.

Q. I need access to Maple. Where can I get access?

A. Information on accessing Maple, both in the lab and from home, please click here. You can also access this page by clicking on the Maple button under Tools in the right-hand column on most Undergraduate pages.

Q. I would like to learn more about LaTeX. Where can I get more information?

A. You can learn more about LaTeX, including links to where you can download the software, by clicking here. You can also access this page by clicking on the Latex button under Tools in the right-hand column of most Undergraduate pages.

Fees

Q. I have questions about tuition. Who do I talk to?

A. Because tuition fees are subject to regular review and adjustment, we recommend that you consult the University of Calgary's Tuition and General Fees page. You must pay the amount of your tuition plus applicable general fees every semester. Questions regarding fees should be directed to Enrolment Services.

Q. I am an international student. Can you explain the differential fees and why I need to pay them?

A. The differential applies to students who are not Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. The Alberta Government funds University operations for Canadian students, so International Students are charged the differential to make up the Government's portion of expenses. A full explanation of the policy can be found in the University of Calgary calendar.

More Questions

Q. I have questions not covered by this FAQ. Where can I go for more answers?

A. Further questions can be directed to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics by email at info@math.ucalgary.ca