Services to Students
Athabasca University offers a wide range of services to its
students. Advisors are able to assist students in planning their
programs and selecting appropriate courses. Counsellors assist
students in improving their study skills and clarifying their
educational goals. You may reach an advisor or counsellor in several
ways: by dialing 1–800–788–9041 and asking to speak with an advisor or
counsellor; by directing your query through www.askau.ca; or in person at
Athabasca University’s Central Office in Athabasca or Athabasca
University, Edmonton and Athabasca University, Calgary.
The Athabasca University Library provides a wide range of library
support to students as indicated in the “Library Services” section of
this Course and Assignment Manual. Details of this support
and information on contacting the Athabasca University Library are
included in this section.
Other services to students include providing information on student
awards and advice on obtaining financial assistance. For these
services, please contact the Office of the Registrar. You may do so by
dialing 1–800–788–9041 and asking for the Office of the Registrar, or
by directing your query through www.askau.ca.
Students may write exams at the Athabasca University Central Office
in Athabasca, at Athabasca University, Edmonton and Athabasca
University, Calgary, or at other locations as explained in detail in
the current Athabasca University Calendar.
If you are a student of Indigenous ancestry (Aboriginal, First
Nations, Indian, Inuit, Native, Métis) or a non–Indigenous student who
is interested in identifying culturally appropriate services designed
for Aboriginal students or counselling that is sensitive to the
challenges Aboriginal students face, please contact the Centre for
World Indigenous Knowledge and Research at Athabasca University, by
telephone at 1–800–788–9041, ext. 2064, or by electronic mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.