Winter Orientation

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

January 11–22, 2021

Winter orientation takes place over several days, and all events are virtual and hosted in Pacific Standard Time (PST). 

Check your inbox for your invitation! If you have not received a Winter Orientation invite, please email orientation.ok@ubc.ca. 

Schedule of Activities

Monday, January 11 – Friday, January 15
Monday, January 11 8 – 9 a.m.  Virtual campus tour
  6 – 8 p.m.  Welcome to Kelowna
Tuesday, January 12 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Information session for international student
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Orientation welcome session and student panel
Wednesday, January 13 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.  Information session for international student
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.  Orientation welcome session and student panel
3 – 4 p.m.  Virtual campus tour
Thursday, January 14 5 – 6 p.m.  Virtual campus tour
  3:30 – 4:30 p.m.  Set up your learning tech for success
Friday, January 15 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.   Planning for success: time management workshop
Monday, January 18 – Friday, January 22
All week Do you know UBCO?  Virtual scavenger hunt
Monday, January 18 8 – 9 a.m.  Virtual campus tour
Tuesday, January 19 5 – 6 p.m.   Planning for success: time management workshop
  6 – 8 p.m.  Games night
Wednesday, January 20 3 – 4 p.m.  Virtual campus tour
  4 – 5 p.m.   Information session for writing, research, and learning support
Thursday, January 21 5 – 6 p.m.  Virtual campus tour
  8 p.m.  Movie watch party with the SUO of UBCO
Friday, January 22 9 – 11 a.m.  Ice(d coffee) breakers

Other UBC Okanagan events

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

Graduate Students

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