Campus during winter holidays
December 15, 2021
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Student supports over the holidays

The University will be closed for Winter Break from December 25 to January 3. Classes for most programs will start on January 10. 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:

Health and wellbeing resources

Browse resources on sleep, nutrition, managing stress, substance use, 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

Closed: Mon, Dec 27 to Mon, Jan 3

Centre for Community Engaged Learning

Closed: Mon, Dec 27 to Mon, Jan 3

Centre for Student Involvement & Careers

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

Closed: Sat, Dec 25 to Mon, Jan 3

Check CareersOnline for career opportunity updates over the holidays.

Counselling Services

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

Closed: Sat, Dec 25 to Mon, Jan 3

Enrolment Services Advising Centre

Reduced hours: Fri, Dec 24 – closing at 12:30 pm

Closed: Sat, Dec 25 to Mon, Jan  3

Food Services

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

Go Global

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

Closed: Sat, Dec 25 to Mon, Jan 3

International Student Advising

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

Closed: Sat, Dec 25 to Mon, Jan 3

Libraries

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

Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO)

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

Closed: Sat, Dec 25 to Mon, Jan 3

Student Health Service

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

Closed: Mon, Dec 27 to Mon, Jan 3

Student Recovery Community

See Instagram (@recovery_ubc) for meeting times.

Wellness Centre

Info Desk closed: Wed, Dec 22 to Mon, Jan 3

IBPOC Wellness Mentors closed: Wed, Dec 22 to Sun, Jan 9

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