Key dates for applying to UBC on exchange

Application + registration deadlines

Dates: Term 1 (Sep - Dec 2017)

Event Key date
Residence opens (Opening Day) September 2, 2017    
International Orientation September 5, 2017  
Classes begin September 5, 2017 
Thanksgiving Day (University closed) October 9, 2017
Remembrance Day (University closed) November 11, 2017
Classes end December 5, 2017 
Examination period December 5-20, 2017
Winter break December 20, 2017-  January 3, 2018 

Dates: Term 2 (Jan - Apr 2018)

Event Key date
Residence opens for Term 2 January 2, 2018
International Orientation TBD
Classes begin January 3, 2018
Mid-trm break (Reading Week) February 19-23, 2018
Classes end April 6, 2018
Good Friday (University closed) April 14, 2018
Easter Monday (University closed) April 16, 2018
Examination period April 10-25, 2018
Residences close TBD, 2018

Application + practical info

Not from a university partner?

Visiting, Unclassified, and Access Studies students are part of Non-Degree Studies, which is for students taking UBC courses without pursuing a UBC degree.

Non-degree studies is an option if you:
  • You have already completed a degree
  • You are completing an undergraduate degree at another institution
  • You want to take courses for general interest outside of a degree program

Visit Non-Degree Studies content for more information and to find out how to apply.

Contact

Wendy Kang

Email enquiries + drop-in advising

When emailing us, please include:
  • Your student number in the subject line
  • Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing exchange student in the body of the email
Drop-in advising

Mon: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wendy Kang

Incoming Exchange Advisor

Go Global

go.global@ubc.ca

Telephone: 604 822 0942

International House
1783 West Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
Canada