Jump Start students in class

Jump Start - UBC Sauder School of Business

UBC's first-year orientation and transition program for new students at the Vancouver campus.

Who is Jump Start for?

Jump Start is designed to meet the unique needs of the following first-year undergraduate students doing their entire degrees at UBC Vancouver:

Domestic students in the Faculty of Land & Food Systems or the Sauder School of Business


If you have questions about whether or not you are eligible to attend, please contact UBC Jump Start by email orientations.jumpstart@ubc.ca.

What is Jump Start?

Jump Start, at UBC’s Vancouver campus, is a first-year orientation and transition program for new students. It begins with a 11 day immersion program in August. Sauder students entering their first year at UBC are encouraged to register for Jump Start.

Key dates

Registration opens:

April 3, 2017

Registration closes:

July 31, 2017

Payment deadline:

August 3, 2017

Arrive at UBC:

August 20, 2017

Jump Start program:

August 20 - 30, 2017

Imagine UBC:

September 5, 2017

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