Non-Degree Studies for former UBC students

Follow the instructions below to request an application by email. Non-Degree Studies does not accept online applications for returning or current UBC students.

Unclassified students: UBC graduates

UBC graduates do not need to submit an application or pay an application fee for unclassified eligibility; it is granted upon request.

Please request unclassified eligibility after your degree is conferred through the Ask Me Form, including the following:

  • Under Subject line use Non-Degree Studies - Unclassified student
  • Under I have a question about select Admissions and Applying to UBC
  • In your message please include the following:
    • UBC student number
    • Date of birth
    • Dates you attended UBC
    • Campus preference (Vancouver or Okanagan)

Unclassified students: Non-UBC graduates

Please request unclassified eligibility after your degree is conferred by emailing admissions.inquiry@ubc.ca.

  • Under Subject line use Non-Degree Studies - Unclassified student
  • Under I have a question about select Admissions and Applying to UBC
  • In your message please include the following:
    • UBC student number
    • Date of birth
    • Name of school that granted your degree
    • Dates of graduation
    • Desired start date of UBC courses (month and year)
    • Campus preference (Vancouver or Okanagan)

Visiting students

Please request visiting eligibility by emailing admissions.inquiry@ubc.ca

  • Under Subject line use Non-Degree Studies - Visiting student
  • Under I have a question about select Admissions and Applying to UBC
  • In your message please include the following:
    • UBC student number
    • Date of birth
    • Name of school
    • Name of bachelor degree program
    • Desired start date of UBC courses (month and year)
    • Campus preference (Vancouver or Okanagan)

Please note: Visiting students are admitted to UBC for one academic session (winter or summer) at a time. If you want to continue your UBC registration in subsequent sessions you will have to reapply using the above application request procedure.

The Faculty of Education has its own application procedure for visiting students wanting courses within that faculty only.

Access Studies students

Email your request for an Access Studies student application to admissions.inquiry@ubc.ca, including your:

  • Full name
  • UBC student number
  • Date of birth
  • Desired UBC courses and their start dates (month and year)
  • Campus preference (Vancouver or Okanagan)
  • Other relevant academic history information

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