International Student Advising


Scheduled appointments

To book an appointment, please email to request the Zoom link and password for drop-in sessions.

Pre-booked appointment hours

Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm (PT)

Drop-in appointments

To access drop-in advising, please email with your student number in the subject line.

Drop-in appointment hours

Monday & Wednesday   9 to 11 am (PT)

Tuesday & Thursday       1 to 3 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 online 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

Come see an advisor if you have questions about:

  • General advising and transitional support
  • English Foundation Program advising
  • Intercultural programming and events
  • Not sure where to start? E-mail—we are here to help!

Looking for peer support? Contact an International Peer Mentor.

Not sure where to start?

Email us at — we are here to help!

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