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Campus during winter holidays
December 18, 2020
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Student supports over the holidays

The University will be closed for Winter Break from December 25 to January 4.  Classes for most programs will start on January 11. Keep an eye out for information from your specific program.  

24/7 crisis support

If you have immediate safety concerns for yourself or others, call 911 or go to your closest emergency department.

If you need assistance over the break, these services are available 24/7:

Self-help resources

Browse self-help resources on sleep, nutrition, managing stress, and more to support your well-being.


Holiday hours for Student Services

Academic Advising

Please check the individual Faculty Advising office websites for reduced hours and holiday closures.

Athletics and Recreation

Please check UBC Recreation's holiday hours webpage for adjusted hours for sports facilities.

Centre for Accessibility

Reduced hours: Thur, Dec 24 - closing at 2:00 pm

Closed: Fri, Dec 25 to Fri, Jan 1

Centre for Community Engaged Learning

Reduced hours: Thu, Dec 24 - closing at 2:00 pm

Closed: Fri, Dec 25 to Fri, Jan 1

Centre for Student Involvement & Careers

Reduced hours: Thu, Dec 24 – closing at 2:00 pm

Closed: Fri, Dec 25 to Fri, Jan 1

Check CareersOnline for career opportunity updates over the holidays.

Counselling Services

Reduced hours: Thu, Dec 24 – closing at 2:00 pm

Closed: Fri, Dec 25 to Fri, Jan 1

Enrolment Services Advising Centre

Closed: Fri, Dec 25 to Fri, Jan 1

Food Services

Please check food.ubc.ca for current hours for UBC Food Services locations. 

Go Global

Reduced hours: Thu, Dec 24 – closing at 1:00 pm

Closed: Fri, Dec 25 to Fri, Jan 1

International Student Advising

Reduced hours: Thu, Dec 24 – closing at 2:00 pm

Closed: Fri, Dec 25 to Fri, Jan 1

Libraries

Please check hours.library.ubc.ca for reduced hours and holiday closures.

Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO)

Reduced hours: Thu, Dec 24 – closing at 2:00 pm

Closed: Fri, Dec 25 to Fri, Jan 1 

Student Health Service

Reduced hours: Thu, Dec 24 – closing at 12:00 pm

Closed: Fri, Dec 25 to Fri, Jan 1

Wellness Centre

Reduced hours: Fri, Dec 18 – closing at 3:00 pm

Closed: Fri, Dec 18 after 3:00 pm to Mon, Jan 1

The Wellness Centre's Canvas course remains open to all UBC Vancouver students. Enrol online for health and wellbeing-related tips and resources.