Current Employee Perks

Computer hardware

So many options for personal hardware, you won’t know which to choose:

  • Check out Apple education pricing available for post-secondary students, faculty and staff.
  • Microsoft offers has special higher education pricing.
  • As a members of the Dell Member Purchase Program, discounts are available on Dell computers, products and parts. To access your Dell discount: Visit and use your employee email address to request your coupon. The coupon can be applied at checkout or by contacting the Dell sales team at

(Note: These discounts cannot be used for items purchased for university use.)


Computer software

Need software for a personal device? You can get deep discounts on software through the university. 


Cell phones

Students, faculty and staff have access to personal mobility deals on phones and plans through Rogers. Deals are updated throughout the year.


Active Living memberships

Save hundreds of dollars with employee discounts on single and family Active Living memberships. Facilities include the Fitness Centre, climbing wall, Racket Centre, Olympic Oval, Aquatic Centre, gymnasiums and more.


Banff Sunshine Lift Tickets

Purchase your Banff Sunshine lift tickets in-person at the Outdoor Centre. Staff and faculty get 25% off adult day passes and discounted child and youth passes. 

  • UCID staff/faculty card required  
  • All sales are final and non-refundable. 
  • Purchases cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or offers


Library access

No matter what your reading preferences, the university library has what you need between the covers. Employees already have an active library account — log in to the library now to place a hold on your next great read.


Go Dinos!

UCalgary faculty and staff have access to discounted Dinos Season Tickets, offered for Basketball, Football, Men's Hockey, Women's Hockey, Soccer, and Volleyball. A season ticket provides access to all Dinos pre-season and regular season home games in that sport, with additional discounts available for playoff games.


Enjoy performing arts on campus

UCalgary employees and one guest get 50 per cent off regular admission for all dance, drama and music performances presented by the School of Creative and Performing Arts.


Nickle Galleries

Founded in 1979, the Nickle galleries feature three impressive galleries that highlight the best of contemporary art in Western Canada. The best part? Entry is free! Visit


Lifelong learning for less

Eligible staff and faculty and their designated dependents qualify for the Tuition Support Program for approved undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as non-credit courses offered through Continuing Education.



Lab NEXT features a makerspace, bookable collaboration rooms, open collaboration space, and high performance computers — and it’s available to use for the entire university community.


Home and Auto Insurance

Marsh offers preferred group rates for home and auto insurance for University of Calgary employees. You can get an online quote in minutes for your home or auto insurance. Or if you prefer you can call Marsh at 1.866.992.9160.


AUPE member discounts 

Hotel rooms, insurance, memorial plans, home inspections and much more. AUPE member discounts are special prices offered to AUPE members by businesses and organizations. Each offer is unique, so check each listing for specific limitations or requirements.


Train travel and more with CAUBO

UCalgary employees are all members of CAUBO, and that means member discounts on Via Rail, Union Pearson Express, moving and relocation services, hotels and car rentals.


Kids & Company

UCalgary employees are eligible for exclusive child care benefits with Kids & Company including a guaranteed spot within 6 months of registration, high quality flexible options for child care, including nutritious and ethnically diverse meals and snacks, complimentary family events & workshops, premium locations and robust learning environment. You can register or inquire about additional information at Kids & Company