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Academic Advising

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

Check out the ways to meet us virtually below, or visit Room 1102 on the main campus during our drop-in hours.


*PLease note drop-in advising will not be available Wednesday, September 14th.

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. 

Email Us
Contact us with your questions

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

Email us

studentconnect [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca
Email messages are returned in the order they are received, normally within 3-6 business days.

Phone us

Telephone messages are returned in the order they are received, normally within 1 business day.

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.

Please note that booked appointments for phone and video appointments are not available at present. 

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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 

Drop In eAdvising
Drop-In "eAdvising" now available! 

Drop-In eAdvising is open Fridays from 10:30 - 11:30 AM and 1:30 - 2:30 PM Mountain Time. 
During that time you'll receive live, virtual advising.
Click here to join the session. Note that you will not be able to sign in outside of the eAdvising hours.

We are looking forward to meeting you there! 

In person drop-in advising
Drop-in Advising

Visit us in person Monday to Wednesday 12:30 - 3:30 pm. 

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

Find us in Room 1102.


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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