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The UCalgary Alumni Arch Award for Community Commitment recognizes a graduate who has made outstanding and significant contributions to their community through their professional or volunteer service. The award honours those whose service has brought distinction to themselves, credit to the university, and real benefit to their communities. 
To nominate a UCalgary alumnus for this award, please complete and submit the form below. You may save the form and return to complete at another time. 
Nominations should answer the following questions:

  • What unique community impact has brought distinction to the candidate and how do these inspire current and future alumni?
  • What are the recognized contributions made by this candidate that demonstrate a benefit to their community
  • In what ways was the candidate strikingly innovative in bringing about positive change in their community.


A strong nomination includes letters of support (up to four), one is required*. Letters of support should be written by peers or individuals who can speak to the nominee’s impact on his or her profession and or community. Please describe and interpret your candidate’s accomplishments in terms that a lay reader can understand. 
*Please note, the letter of support writers will receive an automatically generated email request once this nomination form is submitted. If you would like to send this link early, please contact us at alumni@ucalgary.ca. 
Before submitting an Arch Award nomination, please take a moment to review our guidelines and eligibility requirements.
Nominations must be submitted by midnight, February 28, 2020.
We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.