These are the 1977 playoffs for the University Cup, the CIAU Canadian university championship. Six teams qualified. Four teams played in regional quarter-finals and two teams received byes. This format would not be used again until 1984. The final four tournament was hosted by the Alberta Golden Bears.
- Canada West champion and Host team: University of Alberta Golden Bears
- GPAC champion: University of Manitoba Bisons
- Ontario champion: University of Toronto Varsity Blues
- Quebec champion: Concordia University Stingers
- AUS champion: Saint Mary's University Huskies
- Canada West runner-up: University of British Columbia Thunderbirds
Best of 3
Western Regional @ Winnipeg
- March 4 Toronto 4 Manitoba 2
- March 5 Toronto 7 Manitoba 4
Toronto beat Manitoba 2 wins to 0.
Eastern Regional @ Halifax
- March 4 Saint Mary's 5 Concordia 1
- March 5 Concordia 3 Saint Mary's 2
- March 6 Saint Mary's 3 Concordia 2
Saint Mary's beat Concordia 2 wins to 1.
2 games total goals
Both series @ Edmonton
- March 11 Alberta 5 Saint Mary's 1
- March 12 Alberta 7 Saint Mary's 4
Alberta beat Saint Mary's 12 goals to 5.
- March 11 Toronto 6 British Columbia 4
- March 12 British Columbia 6 Toronto 5
Toronto beat British Columbia 11 goals to 10.
Sudden death @ Edmonton
- March 13 Toronto 4 Alberta 1