Information for parents

Explore for opportunities, services, and information available to your student.


Please be advised that once a student submits their application to UBC, the university is legally forbidden to discuss their records or experiences with anyone, including parents or guardians. The university has a legal obligation to keep all personal student information confidential. Learn more about the legislation that governs our responsibilities.

Parents of students living in residence

If your student is moving into residence, refer to this page on the UBC Housing website to learn about the opportunities, resources, programs, and support available in UBC residences, and how these can enhance your student's university experience. You are also invited to review these frequently asked questions regarding housing assignments.

Parents of prospective students interested in attending UBC

More information about academic programs, admission requirements, tuition and applying to UBC, can be found on