UBC Student Services

Connect with UBC Student Services to help you make the most of your degree.

Academics

  • Enrolment Services Advisors
    Get help navigating UBC, from troubleshooting course registration to understanding financial support options.
  • International Student Advisors
    Find support for international student topics, such as study permits, working in Canada, and health insurance.
  • Academic Advisors
    Find contact information for your faculty’s academic advising office for program planning and degree requirements.

Health and Wellbeing

  • Student Health Service 
    Accessible within British Columbia

    Book an appointment online or in-person with a doctor or medical professional for help with your health concerns.
  • Counselling Services
    Accessible within British Columbia
    Learn about services Counselling Services offers to UBC students, including online options, wellness advising, and more.
  • UBC Student Assistance Program by Aspiria 
    Accessible anywhere in the world
    Receive free, 24/7 personal counselling, offered in multiple languages through phone, video-counselling, and more.
  • Virtual Group Counselling
    Accessible within British Columbia
    Join a virtual group and share your health and wellbeing concerns in an encouraging and supportive environment.
  • Here2Talk
    Accessible anywhere in the world
    Get started with free, 24/7 single-session counselling by phone or online chat for all UBC students, no matter where you are in the world.

  • Nurse on Campus
    Accessible within UBC Vancouver campus
    Visit a registered nurse during drop-in hours for confidential, free, and in-person support.

Other wellness resources

  • UBC REC
    Explore virtual and in-person fitness and recreation experiences available at UBC for students.
  • Wellness Centre
    Connect with Wellness Navigators and Peers to learn about health-related resources available to you and get access to tips and strategies to support your wellbeing.
  • Wellness Centre Sexual Health Shop
    Drop by the Wellness Centre or make an order online to purchase inexpensive safer sex, sexual health, and sex toy products.
  • UBC Accessibility Shuttle
    The Shuttle is a free, shared ride service on campus for people with conditions that impact their mobility.
  • Student Recovery Community
    Get one-on-one peer support in a safe, private, confidential setting or join a peer-based support group for addiction recovery.
  • IBPOC Wellness Mentors Program
    Available within British Columbia

    If you identify as Indigenous, Black, or as a Persons of Colour, receive wellness support and peer mentorship from trained IBPOC students.

    Sexual Assault Support

    UBC and community experience

    • Go Global
      Learn how to study abroad during your university experience through Global Seminars, exchange programs, and more.
    • ​​​​Simon K. Y. Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre 
      The Global Lounge is a space for intercultural events, sharing new ideas, making new friends, or even creating an event or initiative of your own.

    Student Government

    • Alma Mater Society (AMS)
      For undergraduate students, the AMS is your elected student representatives who also provide student resources.

    UBC Community Services

    • UBC Libraries
      Find research material or get help on research and citations.
    • UBC Bookstore
      Shop online for textbooks, lab equipment, UBC merchandise, and get your digital UBC card.
    • UBC Housing
      Get information and resources on living in residence, meal plans, and if you’re coming to campus.
    • UBC Food Services
      See what restaurants and eateries are open on campus, and get tips on cooking or how to eat well.
    • Chaplains
      Get pastoral or spiritual counselling and find opportunities to engage in a faith tradition.
    • Learning Spaces
      Find a classroom or informal learning space on campus that meets your needs, whether it’s conversation or quiet study.
    • UBC Parking
      Consider a parking pass or where to park if you need to drive to campus.
    • Campus Security
      Know what to do if you lose an item or need help during an unsafe situation.
    • Equity & Inclusion
      Get confidential advising for discrimination or harassment concerns
    • UBC Ombuds Office
      Receive confidential and impartial support if you're seeking help in navigating UBC policies and processes.
    • First Nations House of Learning
      A dedicated space for indigenous peoples to share their knowledge and cultures, and provides space for a range of activities.

    Connect with UBC Life online

    The UBC Life blog and Instagram are your go-to sources for the latest events, opportunities, and insights. From study hacks and wellness tips to student stories and advice from profs, get the 101 on university life and ways to thrive.

    • UBC Life blog
      Get insider tips—written by students, for students.

    Crisis support 24/7