Getting Started

Now that you've settled in Calgary, the following information will help you get set up for success at Cumming School of Medicine.

First Steps:

Obtain your UCID

When you are set up in our HR system, you will be assigned a University of Calgary ID (UCID) number. 

Please ensure your hiring manager has your personal email address so that your UCID number can be sent to you by email.

If you have issues during your onboarding process, or have any questions regarding benefits, pension and payroll, please contact the Integrated Service Centre.

Integrated Service Centre: (403) 220-5932

Register Email and IT account

Once your Employee ID (UCID) number is provided to you, you will need to set up an IT account to access your email, D2L, SharePoint, personal files, and group shares.

As part of the IT Account Registration process, the system will generate a University of Calgary email address for you.

Please take note of your IT Username, as it will be your primary identifier for signing into most university systems.

Register for an IT account

Complete your Checklist

On the following HR Getting Started page, choose your appointment type and follow along with your appointment specific onboarding checklist.

Getting Started

Get set up with AHS (Clinical)

Clinical Faculty will receive an email from AHS regarding your AHS network account and containing important resources and an onboarding checklist. If at any point you feel stuck in the onboarding process, concerned about delays, or require further assistance with AHS onboarding please reach out using the following link.

Contact the AHS Calgary Office now.

Faculty Essentials


Staff Parking

Alberta Health Services provides various parking options at the site for staff and physicians.

Please inquire at the Parking Office for further information and availability.

The Parking Office is located on the first floor of Lot 1 at Foothills Medical Centre.

Foothills Parking Office Phone: (403) 944-1014

University of Calgary ID (Unicard)

To get your University of Calgary identification card you will need to visit the Unicard Office.

The Unicard Office is located in Room 18 of the Dining Centre Building on main campus.

Unicard Office Phone: (403) 220-7290

Unicard Office Email: unicard@ucalgary.ca

Visit the Unicard Office Website

Keys

All keys requests must be submitted before 10am on Tuesdays for pickup after 9am on Thursdays.

Requests for new or replacement keys issued to individuals must be sent by email to medmoves@ucalgary.ca from the authorizing supervisor with the building, room number and key code (written on the key if available).

If you require entry into your office or lab after hours please contact the Security Desk on ground level near the North door.

For Key Card Access in your particular area, please consult your designated person.

Request a key

UCalgary Human Resources

Human Resources at the University of Calgary provides assistance to University of Calgary employees by aiding them in the areas of benefits, pensions, payroll, consulting services, recruitment, as well as learning and development.

Academic Staff (GFT) at the University of Calgary are entitled to Professional Expenses Reimbursements (PER). For more information on how PER works, please visit the PER website.

Visit the UCalgary HR page

AHS Information for Clinical Faculty

AHS will contact you regarding your AHS network account, and your onboarding checklist.