Winter Session

The Winter Session is divided into two terms: Term 1, generally from early September to late December (although some studies begin in August), and Term 2, generally from early January to the end of April (although some studies continue well into the month of May). During the Winter Session classes are offered in the day as well as in the evening.

Students and applicants should contact the relevant faculty/program for confirmation of faculty/program-specific dates.

Imagine UBC

First-day orientation program for all students registered in the programs listed below. On the first day of Winter Term 1, all classes are replaced by Imagine UBC Day ( with the single exception of those classes that start at or after 5:00 pm and meet only once per week.

Programs participating in Imagine UBC:

Summer Session

Term 1 of Summer Session begins in early May and continues through July. Term 2 of Summer Session begins in early July and ends in late August.

Many faculties offer distance education courses. Check the Student Service Centre ( for summer courses and scheduling.

Applicants to UBC's Vancouver Campus

Applicants to undergraduate programs should refer to Application Deadlines (,295,0,0) for general and program-specific information.

Applicants to graduate programs should refer to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website for general information, and can look up individual graduate programs to find program-specific information.

Where an application deadline falls on a day the University is closed, applications will be accepted on the following working day. Offices are closed Saturdays, Sundays and all statutory holidays.

Note: all statutory holidays are subject to confirmation by UBC Human Resources.

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