Collegia spaces

Your home away from home.

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Your UBC Collegium is a place where you can take a break between classes to socialize, use a kitchen, or relax in a comfortable, friendly, and welcoming environment. Come hang out with other commuter students, take a nap, or find a study spot — you’ll always have a place to call your home away from home at UBC.

Collegia hours & Locations

Each of our collegia is associated with a particular theme, however all students are welcome to access whichever space they find most suitable. Each collegium is outfitted with similar amenities and furniture. Try them all to find out which space works best for you!

Global Collegium – EME 0252
Monday to Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

First and Second Year Collegium – UNC 336
Monday to Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Upper Levels Collegium – UNC 335
Monday to Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about collegia at UBCO, contact the Student Experience Office at getinvolved.ubco@ubc.ca.

Amenities

Each collegium has a relaxing lounge-style atmosphere and is outfitted with:

  • Kitchen facilities with an oven, refrigerators, small appliances, dishes, and cutlery
  • Study spaces with desks, lamps, and shelves
  • Comfortable lounge chairs, sofas, and fireplace
  • Secure Wifi and plenty of plugs to charge all your devices
  • A social area with board games, cards, and a big-screen TV

Collegia are staffed by senior students who are available to welcome you, answer questions, offer referrals, and plan programs and events. Stop by frequently to get to know the staff and other students, take advantage of programs and events, and learn about valuable resources on campus.

Find community

Friends are integral to your success at UBC. Meet other students from different faculties, make new connections, and expand your UBC network. Share a meal, join activities, or find people to commute and study with – your UBC community starts here.

Discover resources and opportunities

UBC Collegia will help you find all that UBC has to offer through conversations, programming, and resources. Explore your interests through various involvement opportunities, student resources, and supports, all while building your community at university. Get to know upper-year students, your Collegia Advisors, as they share their experiences and help you settle into life at UBC. Collegia Advisors can provide guidance and connect you to resources to help with things like how to approach a project, where to find writing resources for a paper, or how to study for an upcoming exam.

Aboriginal Centre

Located in UNC 212, the Aboriginal Centre provides a sense of belonging and community for Aboriginal students on campus. 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.

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