International Student Advising

Availability

In-person drop-in appointments

To access in-person drop-in advising, please visit the GEO front desk at UNC 227.

Monday to Friday

9:30 am to 11:30 am (PT)

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (PT)

 

Zoom drop-in appointments

To access Zoom drop-in advising, please email geo.ubco@ubc.ca with your student number in the subject line and specific inquiries in the email message.

Drop-in appointment hours

Monday & Wednesday   9:00 am to 11:00 am (PT)

Tuesday & Thursday       1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (PT)

 

Scheduled appointments

To book an appointment, please visit the GEO front desk at UNC 227 or email geo.ubco@ubc.ca with your student number in the subject line and specific inquiries in the email message.

Pre-booked appointment hours

Monday to Friday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm (PT)

 

Note that Zoom drop-in appointments can take as long as 30-40 minutes. If you are not immediately admitted to a session, please know that we are committed to answering your questions as soon as possible.

Before your appointment

In preparation for your appointment, please review our Travelling to Canada Guide and the Travel Isolation Guide. These resources may contain answers to some of your questions, so you can make the most of your one-on-one advising session.

How we can help

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Our International Student Advisors are available to assist students with a wide range of concerns. Our office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (PT). If you require immediate assistance during business hours, please contact our office at geo.ubco@ubc.ca

Come see an advisor if you have questions about:

  • General advising and transitional support
  • Intercultural programming and events
  • Not sure where to start? E-mail geo.ubco@ubc.ca—we are here to help!

Looking for peer support? Contact an International Peer Mentor.

Not sure where to start?

Email us at geo.ubco@ubc.ca — we are here to help!

Our staff can also connect students with additional campus and community resources throughout your time at UBC.