Congratulations on joining a diverse community of talented, inquisitive, and motivated scholars! We can’t wait for you to arrive on the beautiful UBC Okanagan campus, which is situated on the unceded territory of the Syilx (Okanagan) Peoples.
UBC is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and inclusive living and learning environment, with resources and services to support all students. Whether you’re interested in meeting new people, pursuing a passion, gaining work experience, or more, the opportunities are endless.
Join UBC’s orientations
Learn the basics about getting started at UBC Okanagan — anywhere, anytime.
Get a first look at university life at UBC Okanagan at our week-long orientation event.
Join us for our flagship day-long orientation program to meet students and professors from your faculty and join the UBC community at our campus kick-off event.
Grad Student Orientation
If you’re a graduate student, connect with your graduate community before school begins.
Connect with UBCO Life
UBCO Life Blog & Newsletter
The UBCO Life Blog has insider tips and go-to sources for current students. As an undergraduate student, you’ll receive blog posts, event updates, and more — right in your inbox. You don’t even need to subscribe.
UBCO Students on Social
Connect with us on Instagram.
Questions? access peer to peer support
UBCO has a variety of Peer to Peer programs that provide support and guidance to UBC students.
Peer to peer support
If you’re an international student coming to campus, learn about important steps to take and what to prepare to travel to Canada. See details.
Your pre-university checklist
Before school starts, there are some things you’ll need to do so that you’re ready for your studies.
UBC has numerous resources to help you flourish in the university learning environment.
Learn how to pay your tuition, access options for funding your education, and more.
Enriching your student life
Watch UBC Okanagan’s events calendar for upcoming events, workshops and more.
Get to know the Okanagan Campus
Familiarize yourself with campus culture, spaces, amenities, and attractions.