SOURCE: University of Calgary

University of Calgary

August 28, 2015 11:43 ET

Over 2,000 University of Calgary Students Move in to Their Homes on Campus

Residence Services Gets Ready to Welcome Students

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - August 28, 2015) - On Sunday, August 30 over 2,000 new and returning University of Calgary students move their belongings into residence on Move-in day and more than 250 student and staff volunteers will help.

"This is a significant moment in the lives of first-year students and their families and we strive to make this experience memorable and successful," says Randy Maus, Associate Director of Residence Services.

Move-in day is the prelude to Fall Orientation Week, where all new students are welcomed to campus.

WHAT:University of Calgary Residence Move-in day
  
WHEN:Sunday, August 30, 2015 -- Media Availability from 10 a.m. to Noon
  
WHERE:Dining Centre at the University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW.
  
 Recommended parking in Arts Parkade. Campus map at www.ucalgary.ca/map
  
WHO:Randy Maus, Associate Director of Residence Services
  
 Residence Students’ Association Representatives

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, where research and innovative teaching go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. This strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university's Gaelic motto, which translates as 'I will lift up my eyes.'

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