Other Resources

Health & Dental

All part-time and full-time students paying Students’ Association fees are covered under the SAMU Health & Dental plan provided by Gallivan: Student Health & Wellness. Learn everything you need to know about the plan, including opting out if you have alternative coverage, opting back in, and how to make claims.

Learn more about the Health and Dental plan. 

Student Advocacy Office

The Student Advocacy office at SAMU provides assistance with both academic appeals and non-academic matters, as well as advocating for change to university policies on behalf of all students. Although students are responsible for knowing the policies and procedures of MacEwan University as they relate to academic appeals and student discipline cases, SAMU is able to help students navigate through conflicts with the university.

Learn more about the Student Advocacy Office. 

Student Groups

Home to over 100 groups, SAMU is committed to helping students connect with their peers through established groups, or by helping them start a group of their own. Student Groups provide a place to explore ideas, advocate for causes, and create community through activities.

Learn more about Student Groups. 

Students’ Lounge

Student space can be hard to come by on City Centre Campus. That’s where we come in. Brought to you by SAMU, The Students’ Lounge is located in Room SA – 216 and offers students a space to study, relax and hang out.

Learn more about the Students’ Lounge. 

the griff

the griff is MacEwan University’s student paper. The griff is funded by student fees and is considered a service under the Students’ Association of MacEwan University. Currently, the magazine publishes seven magazines between September and April.

Learn more about the griff. 


Voted for by students, the U-Pass is a mandatory service that provides each full-time student with discounted transportation during the school year. The U-Pass offers students access to all Edmonton Transit Services, as well as St. Albert Transit and Strathcona County Transit lines.

Learn more about U-Pass.