Winter O Welcome

Our official welcome for students joining UBC's Okanagan campus in January.

January 9–27, 2023

Winter O Welcome is the best way to get to know the people, places, activities, and resources available to you at UBCO. This year’s programming includes a series of events taking place over several weeks. Pick and choose what events work for you!

Not a new student? That’s okay! All students are welcome to sign up for Winter O Welcome sessions to continue to get connected and find your community on campus.

Register now

Schedule highlights

Monday, January 9 4-5 pm Campus tour
Wednesday, January 11 5:30-7 pm  Winter O Welcome dinner
Thursday, January 12 4-5 pm Campus tour
Friday, January 13 5-7 pm Speed friending (undergraduate)
6:30-8:30 pm Speed friending (graduate) 
Saturday, January 14 9 am-3 pm Sncewips Museum tour (pending)
Tuesday, January 17 12-1:30 pm International student settlement workshop
Wednesday, January 18 10 am-2 pm Student Learning Hub open house
  12-1:30 pm Who is GEO?
Thursday, January 19 10 am-2 pm Student Learning Hub open house
  2 pm Learning tips for term 2 
Friday, January 20 5-7 pm Queer tie-dye night 
Saturday, January 21 11:30-6 pm Big White tubing 
Thursday, January 26 6:30-8:30 pm Skating (undergraduate)
Friday, January 27 6:30-8:30 pm Skating (graduate)

Want to learn more about each event? View the Events Calendar for full details


Other UBCO events

Check the UBCO Events Calendar and the UBCO Students Union Events Calendar for other great events happening at UBCO.

Graduate Students

Check out Winter Welcome Week hosted by the College of Graduate Studies.