Deadlines & key dates

Application deadlines

First deadline (for Sept start): Second deadline (for Jan start): Application/document Notes
March 15, 2024 August 25, 2024 Online exchange nomination A link to the online application will be sent to you directly once your university has provided us with your nomination.
April 1, 2024 September 15, 2024 Application documents Deadline for online application and supporting documents. This will include a list of courses you are interested in, not necessarily what you are registering in.
May 1, 2024 October 1, 2024 Housing application You have priority housing if you apply by the deadline, this does not mean guaranteed housing.
June 10, 2024 October 15, 2024 Final course selection form This is your actual list of chosen courses. Our courses will be published online in late April for the upcoming year. Your final course selection form will be emailed to you.

Key dates

The Academic Calendar is a comprehensive guide to all programs, courses, services, and academic policies at the University of British Columbia. The Calendar also serves as a record of many University academic policies and procedures. The online Calendar is the official Calendar. Changes are incorporated online at intervals throughout the year. Learn about key dates throughout the academic year through the Academic Calendar.

Academic calendar

Term 1 (September to December, 2024)
TBD Housing move-in day
TBD Create Orientation
Monday, September 2 Labour Day (University closed – except for orientation activities)
TBD International Student Information Session
TBD Classes begin
TBD Final day to add or drop classes (with no W)
TBD National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (University Closed)
Monday, October 7 Thanksgiving Day (University closed)
TBD Winter mid-term break (No classes)
Monday, November 11 (campus closed) Remembrance Day (University closed)
TBD Last day to withdrawal from Term 1 classes (with W)
TBD Last day of classes
TBD Examination period
TBD Winter Break
Term 2 (January to April, 2024)
TBD Residence opens at noon
TBD First day of classes
TBD Final day to add or drop classes (with no W)
Monday, February 17 Family Day (University Closed)
TBD Mid-term break (Reading Week)
TBD Last day to withdrawal from Term 2 classes (with a W)
Friday, April 18 Good Friday ( University closed)
Monday, April 21 Easter Monday (University closed)
TBD Last day of classes
TBD Examination period
TBD Residence close