After you've been admitted

We are thrilled to congratulate you on your admission to the University of British Columbia! This step-by-step guide walks you through everything from accepting your offer to preparing for your first day on campus.

Ready to be a UBC student?

Accept your offer

Ready to be a UBC student?

Accept your offer

UBC classes will begin in September

As countries around the world continue to be affected by the current outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), UBC is working closely with public health authorities to determine when it will be safe for students and faculty to return to classrooms.

What can you expect in September? Although we have not yet determined what form instruction will take, we want to assure you that your UBC education will begin on September 8, 2020. We are committed to delivering an exceptional learning experience – the high-quality learning that you expect from UBC. No matter what format your instruction will take – whether in-class or online – you can still look forward to:

  • Learning from world-renowned professors who are experts in their fields;
  • Making strong, lasting friendships with your classmates;
  • Collaborating with peers from all over the globe;
  • Engaging in research that solves real-world problems; and
  • Discovering new interests, skills, and strengths that prepare you for your future.

Make an impact at UBC

All our students have one thing in common – a drive to shape a better world. Learn about the many ways UBC students drive global change.

Get to know your campus

Both of our campuses offer the best of both worlds – breathtaking British Columbia nature and challenging, engaging courses. What you plan to study determines which campus you’ll call home. Each campus has a lot to offer, including state-of-the-art facilities, thriving city centres nearby, and activities like hiking and skiing practically at your doorstep.

Why UBC?

As part of the UBC community, you will study alongside the best and the brightest students from across Canada and around the globe. Here, you’ll learn from leading professors in world-class facilities and build critical skills so you can make a tangible impact on the world.

Take the next step

Accept your offer