Key dates for applying to UBC on exchange

Application + registration deadlines

Key dates: 2020 - 2021

For complete list of important dates in the UBC Academic Year, visit the UBC Calendar.

Event Deadline
Online nomination March 15, 2020
Online exchange application + application documents April 1, 2020
Online housing application May 1, 2020

Final course selections due

(Go Global will send survey instructions in mid April to all nominated students)

May 10, 2020

Dates: 2020 Winter Session Term 1 (Sep - Dec 2020)

Event Key date
Residence opens (Opening Day) September 5, 2020
International Orientation September 8, 2020
Classes begin September 8, 2020
Thanksgiving Day (University closed) October 12, 2020
Remembrance Day (University closed) November 11, 2020
Classes end December 3, 2020
Examination period December 7, 2020 - December 22, 2020
Winter break December 23, 2019 - January 3, 2021

Dates: 2020 Winter Session Term 2 (Jan - Apr 2021)

Event Key date
Residence opens for Term 2 January 3, 2021
International Orientation January 4, 2021
Classes begin January 4, 2021
Mid-term break (Reading Week) February 15-19, 2021
Classes end April 8, 2021
Good Friday (University closed) April 2, 2021
Easter Monday (University closed) April 5, 2021
Examination period April 12-27, 2021
Residences close April 27, 2021