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Student Life

Bow Valley College knows that education is one of the biggest and best investments you can make. We have all the supports you need to help you succeed.

Learner Success Services
You want to be successful - personally, academically and professionally. We are here to help. Learner Success Services includes Accessibility Services, Counselling and Wellness Services, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, Student Awards, Career Services and Alumni Relations. Visit our web page to learn more about how we can help support your success.

Accessibility Services
Accessibility Services offers support services to all Bow Valley College students, and in particular those learners with diverse needs and disabilities.  If you have documentation of a disability, you may eligible for supports and accommodations.  Please visit our page for more information.

Counselling and Wellness Services
We are here to help you maintain good mental  and physical health, support you in difficult times and refer you to community resources when required. Visit our page to find out how we can support you.

Student Affairs
We organize fun events and programs that connect you to other students and to the Bow Valley College community. Attend our New Student Orientation, take part in our LEAD (Leadership Experience and Development) program or participate in one of our many volunteer opportunities. Get involved and enrich your college experience. Visit our webpage to find out more.

Financial Aid
Financial assistance is available for all eligible Bow Valley College students. We want to help you access the funding you need and teach you about managing money, too. Visit our webpage to learn more.

Student Awards
Student Awards helps fund your education and recognize your strengths. Funds can be used to pay for tuition, books, child care and other expenses. We have over half a million dollars in scholarships, bursaries and awards to distribute to Bow Valley College students. To find out how to apply and for more information, visit our web page.

Career Services
We want to help you prepare for the workforce and find a job. We offer career and resume workshops, job fairs, special events, one-on-one career advising, career exploration assistance and an online job board. Visit our webpage for more information.

Alumni Relations
We organize events and programs for Bow Valley College students and graduates. We will help you learn about the working world and connect you with BVC Alumni. When you graduate, you will have access to exclusive benefits and services. Find out more by visiting our webpage.

Iniikokaan Aboriginal Centre

Bow Valley College stands on the sacred territory of the Blackfoot peoples. First Nations, Métis, and Inuit are a valued part of our community. The BVC Aboriginal Student Centre was created to be a gathering place and offers assistance and support to Aboriginal students and those interested in furthering their education at the College.

Keeping you Connected
At Bow Valley College, we offer free wireless connections throughout the College with a number of student study and socializing spaces to connect you with other learners ... and the world. You can remain up to date on all BVC activities and access a variety of online services including unofficial transcripts, timetables, and income tax receipts through your own myBVC email account and the Student Web Portal.

RGO Library and Learning Commons
RGO Library and Learning Commons is the information hub of the College. This state-of-the-art centre provides you with a variety of services to help you succeed during your Bow Valley College education. The RGO Library and Learning Commons' (LLC) services include Library and Information Services, Testing Services, Learner Technology Support, and other initiatives.

YWCA Child Care Centre at BVC
If you are a prospective student with children, the YWCA has a new, on-site, state-of-the-art child care centre. The clean and bright new play space is not only a safe and welcoming environment for your child, it is also an integral part of our own Early Learning and Child Care program where BVC students can observe and participate in your child's growth and education.

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