Your success here is important to us, and we’ll do whatever we can to help you along the way. Whether you’re looking for extra help with your studies, need assistance with a personal issue, or wondering what your future after graduation will look like, we have the support services in place to help.
The Academic Integrity Coordinator answers questions and gives advice about all aspects of academic integrity—and at any stage of the process. If you need help interpreting policy, aren’t sure what to expect when meeting with an instructor or simply want to learn more about academic integrity, the Coordinator can point you in the right direction. As well, the Coordinator provides leadership for prevention and education activities.
Career Development and Experiential Learning
Whether you're a first-year student with limited professional experience or a mature student looking to make an important career transition, we are here to help. We can help you identify your strengths, prepare for interviews, look for jobs, and create your professional profile on LinkedIn. Drop in to the Career Development Centre.
In your first year of university you will be surrounded by new environments, new knowledge, new people and new perspectives. We have a lot of support and information to help you get through your first year successfully. Starting with New Student Orientation, First Year Experience gives you information you need on support and resources, extracurricular activities and ways to get involved to make the most of your university experience. Find out more on our First Year Experience page.
If you like to be involved, help in your community and develop your leadership skills, consider becoming a MacEwan Ambassador. The MacEwan Ambassador Program is a leadership program that gives you the opportunity to serve the MacEwan University and Edmonton community through volunteer service.
MacEwan Diversity Project
Whether you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer (LGBTTQ) or not, we can all be allies, support diversity, and continue to make MacEwan a welcoming place to work and learn. Access information and support through the MacEwan University Diversity Project.
New Student & Parent Orientation
New Student Orientation is held each fall just before the start of classes. Attend orientation to get the information you need about services and resources at MacEwan. A parent orientation is held each fall to share information and tips for parents to support their students.
The Student Ombudsperson is an independent, neutral, confidential and accessible resource for students at MacEwan University. The ombudsperson will, in a fair and impartial manner, assist you in understanding and clarifying policies, processes and decisions that affect your enrolment.
Services to Students with Disabilities
Register with SSD if you experience any barriers at the university that may be related to a disability or medical condition. Our goal is to facilitate the full participation of students with disabilities by sharing information and resources, providing a broad range of services including access to technology, and recommending academic accommodations for students.
Office of Sexual Violence Prevention and Education
Learn more about how to be part of the positive movement at MacEwan University where we are building a culture of consent. We are committed to ending sexual violence on campus and have established procedures to react to any incidents. If you need support and information, contact us.
The Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) offers opportunities to respectfully share ideas, challenge yourself, help others or learn to lead through a variety of student clubs. Clubs are open to students from all religious or cultural backgrounds and varied spiritual or secular perspectives.
Wellness and Psychological Services
Unexpected life challenges can disrupt your studies but you can get help to move ahead in a positive way. The multidisciplinary team in Wellness and Psychological Services offers free, on-campus, confidential support and assistance to any current student at MacEwan University.
Writing & Learning Services and the Writing Centre
Meet with a consultant to learn about effective study and time management strategies, or bring in a draft of an essay to receive feedback on potential areas for improvement. You can also learn how to avoid plagiarism and how to use APA, MLA and Chicago documentation styles to cite information correctly.