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Academic Advising

The Student Connect Centre - Your One Stop for Advising at Red Deer Polytechnic

Do you have a question for our advisors? Contact us online or book your appointment to speak with an Academic Advisor online, in-person (Room 1102), or over the phone.  


Learn more about your program, funding and more. Red Deer Polytechnic's academic advisors are here to ensure you meet the educational goals you have set out to achieve. We understand that this process can be confusing and are happy to assist you with program planning, registration, graduation requirements, and much more. 

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Contact us with your questions

If you have questions about your program, you've come to the right place. 

Contact Form

Do you have a question for one of our knowledgeable advisors? Submit your inquiry online through our contact form. We are striving to answer inquiries after they are received but do to high volumes response times are currently delayed. 

Contact Form

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Telephone messages are returned in the order they are received, please note due to volume of communication that there response time delays. 

Help us help you more quickly by including your Student ID # and any questions you have.

Please note we are currently experiencing a higher volume of messages then usual, which will affect response times.


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Money matters!

Student Funding, Scholarships and Awards and more...

Red Deer Polytechnic has a wide range of internal and external scholarships and awards to help you pay for your education! Learn more here

Are you an Apprentice taking your technical training at Red Deer Polytechnic? Check in here.

If you're looking for federal or provincial student loan and grant funding for your post-secondary education, click here

Are you upgrading your high school-level courses? There's funding available for that too!

Do you identify as an Indigenous person? You'll find information on Indigenous funding as well.

Are you experiencing financial hardship? You may qualify for Emergency Funding.

If you're a Veteran, you may be eligible for the Veterans Affairs Canada Education and Training Benefit 

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Academic Planning Guides and Registration Reviews

Did you know that we provide academic planning guides for most programs at Red Deer Polytechnic? These intuitive guides are a tool for you to review your graduation requirements, understand transfer options, and more. Additionally, in each guide you have the option to request a registration review. A registration review allows our advisors the opportunity to review your current and future registrations once you are ready to see if there are any issues or concerns that need to be addressed. You can find a link online in your academic planning guide.  

Academic Planning Guides

In person drop-in advising
In-Person, Online, and Phone Academic Advising 

Visit us in person Monday to Thursday 12:30 - 3:30 pm by appointment. 

The Student Connect Centre is located on the main campus between the Registrar/Cashier offices and The Forum.

Find us in Room 1102.

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Student Employment Opportunities and Career Counselling

Our Students and Alumni are in demand!
Check out Job Postings from Employers looking for you!

Career Services provides free employment and career support to RDP students*. Students can receive support for resume and cover letter development, career planning, job searching, graduate school application and interview prep by working with a Career Services Consultant.

*This service is coming soon! Watch this space for updates.


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