Dates and deadlines

Whether you’re thinking about applying, you’ve submitted your application, or you’ve received an offer of admission to UBC, there are important deadlines to keep in mind. Find out which dates you need to watch out for in this phase of your journey.

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You're preparing to apply to UBC

Early September 2019

Application opens

  • Online application opens for Summer Session (May to August 2020) and Winter Session (September 2020 to April 2021). Apply here!

December 1, 2019

Scholarships and awards

December 1, 2019

First-round offers of admission

  • Direct-entry high school applicants who follow the Canadian curriculum: Deadline to apply to UBC if you wish to be considered for a first-round offer of admission.
  • Canadian post-secondary applicants: Deadline to apply to UBC if you wish to be considered on your interim transcripts.

January 15, 2020

Applications due

  • Deadline to apply for Winter Session (September 2020 to April 2021).
  • Deadline to apply for Summer Session (May to August 2020), unless you’re a visiting, unclassified, or Access Studies student.

 

You've applied to UBC

September 15, 2018

Bursary applications

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents: Deadline to submit general bursary applications.

January 15, 2019

Interim transcripts

  • Canadian post-secondary applicants: Deadline to submit your official interim transcript if you applied by December 1.

February 1, 2019

Course completion

  • Deadline to complete distance and distributed-learning courses if you want UBC to use those grades in calculating your competitive admissions average.

February 15, 2019

ELAS

February to April 2019

Grade submissions

  • BC applicants: Submit your PEN with your application so that UBC can receive your grades electronically.
  • Ontario applicants: Submit your OUAC number with your application so that UBC can receive your grades electronically.

December 2018 to April 2019

Admissions decisions

  • Admissions decisions are made for most high school applicants. UBC’s admission process is not first-come, first-served. We evaluate applications continuously from December to April.

March 15, 2019

Out-of-country documents

  • Post-secondary applicants from the United States: Deadline to submit required documents to UBC.
  • High school applicants from outside Canada: Deadline to submit required documents to UBC.

April 15–30, 2019

Scholarship announcements

May to June 2019

Admissions decisions

  • Canadian post-secondary applicants: Admissions decisions are made.

May 31, 2019

International documents

  • Out-of-country post-secondary applicants (except US applicants): Deadline to submit all required documents.

You've been admitted to UBC

May 1, 2019

Accept your offer!

  • Deadline for most students to accept UBC’s offer of admission and pay the acceptance deposit. (Some students’ deadline will be June 1. Please refer to your letter of admission or the Student Service Centre to find your assigned date.)

Housing applications

  • Deadline to apply for housing and still be eligible for the first-year guarantee. (If you’re considering a degree on both campuses, you must complete a separate residence application for each campus.)

Early May 2019

Study permits

  • International applicants: Getting a study permit can take several months, so be sure to apply for a study permit as soon as you accept your offer of admission.

May 15, 2019

Final transcripts

  • Canadian post-secondary applicants: Submit your final transcripts electronically or by mail to UBC’s Undergraduate Admissions Office. (Final transcripts are required for conditional offers of admission. Please review your application status in the Student Service Centre for more information.)

May 31, 2019

Science One applications

June 1, 2019

Accept your offer!

  • Deadline for some students to accept UBC’s offer of admission and pay the acceptance deposit. (Most students’ deadline will be May 1. Please refer to your letter of admission or the Student Service Centre to find your assigned date.)

Early June 2019

Housing offers