Winter O Welcome

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

January 8–27, 2024

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.

Schedule highlights

January 8, 9, 10 Campus tours
January 10 New student welcome dinner
January 12 Graduate student tote bag painting night
January 12 Undergraduate student tote bag painting night
January 17 International student information session
January 21 Big White tubing
January 24 Graduate student board games and puzzles
January 26 Undergraduate student ice skating
 January 27 Graduate student ice skating

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.

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