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Aboriginal Programs & Services at UBC’s Okanagan campus has designated Aboriginal Student Advisors to provide support from your UBC application and throughout your time as a student.
An Aboriginal Student Advisor can help you navigate your academic journey with a holistic approach, including academic, cultural, social and physical considerations. We also provide informed assistance for matters that relate specifically to Indigenous students, including Third Party Sponsorship, and admissions pathways.
Our Aboriginal Student Advisors are able to support you through your specific program of study.
For support with: Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Science
For support with: Aboriginal Access Studies
For support with: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Human Kinetics, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
If you are being sponsored for your tuition, your band or Aboriginal association will need to fill out a Sponsorship Third-Party Billing Form. Please consult the UBC Okanagan Calendar for tuition fee payment dates and deadlines.
It is your responsibility to pay your tuition and fees on time. If you do not pay your tuition by these dates, you may be placed on financial hold. To pay your tuition fees, you can use any of the methods that you used to pay your acceptance deposit. For more information on paying tuition and fees, please consult the General Information and Policy on Fees section in the UBC Okanagan Calendar.
If you are withdrawing from your program or course, please make note of course withdrawal information and deadlines. You may withdraw from a course before the withdrawal deadline and avoid academic penalty (a failing grade). You may still be eligible for a full or partial tuition fee refund if you withdraw before the appropriate withdrawal deadlines. If you wish to withdraw from a course past the deadlines, you should read UBC Okanagan’s policy regarding late withdrawals (academic concession) and consult an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Please be aware that course withdrawals may result in the following consequences:
If you are being sponsored for your textbooks,
During the first week of September, Aboriginal Programs & Services holds an orientation for new and continuing Aboriginal students. This event includes a complete orientation to UBC Okanagan, introduction to support staff and services, and question and answer period. It’s a time to meet other students before starting classes in September.
Housed on the second floor of the University Centre building (UNC 212), The Aboriginal Centre provides a sense of belonging and community to Aboriginal students. This home away from home is committed to enriching the quality of the student experience for Aboriginal students by promoting access, providing capacity building opportunities, and celebrating success.
Stop by the Aboriginal Centre in UNC 212 to speak with an advisor or to access a number of our other services and support.
UBC’s Okanagan campus is situated on the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation