Download a PDF of this section: Academic Year 2018/19 Print this page Email this page

Academic Year 2018/19

Get RSS feed

September

Saturday, 1 September 2018

2018/19 Academic Year begins.

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test for International applicants taking first-year English beginning in Winter 2018/19 Term 1, and also residing and attending school outside of Canada at the time of the July or August deadlines. Contact the First-Year English Office by 16 July 2018 for permission to take this late sitting.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Winter Session Residences open for Term 1 at 9:00 a.m.

Monday, 3 September 2018

Labour Day. University closed.

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 471/472/473 8-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block Block 2/3 begins (9/3/2018 to 10/26/2018 inclusive).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 473 4-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block Block 2 begins (9/3/2018 to 9/26/2018 inclusive).

Graduate Studies: Students wishing to apply for Affiliated Fellowships and external awards administered through the University (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) for 2019-20 should check with their departments for internal student deadlines.

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Start of Winter Session Term 1, most faculties.

Distance Education: Start date for September (Term A and B) courses.

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program: First day of Period 1 and Period 6 (September 4 – October 13, 2018).

Imagine UBC: First-day orientation program for undergraduate students in most programs. All classes are replaced by Imagine UBC - see list of participating programs and exceptions.

Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Period 1 (September 4 – October 19, 2018).

Teacher Education Program: First day of classes for Term 1/Orientation Day (all options).

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Last day for payment of first instalment of fees for registration and course changes made before September 1. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold; further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Monday, 10 September 2018

LAW: 2018S Supplemental and deferred Examinations begin (September 10 to 14 inclusive).

Master of Management (MM Dual Degree) Program: First day of Winter Period 1 (September 10 – October 20, 2018).

Friday, 14 September 2018

Graduate Studies: Last day for degree granting and Congregation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in November. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all undergraduate students expecting to graduate in November. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Last day to submit online applications for Affiliation Scholarships, Affiliation Bursaries, Awards for Aboriginal Students, and Awards for students with disabilities.

The Winter General Bursary application, available to students online through the Student Service Centre between August 15 and September 15, 2018, closes at midnight. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment, must be receiving their 2018/19 student loans, and must have assessed unmet financial need to be considered for general bursaries. For more information see the UBC Bursary Program.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Last day for eligible students to apply for an exemption from the U-Pass program. Consult U-Pass Eligibility for information and instructions.

Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Winter Session Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 21 September 2018

Full-year (Terms 1-2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session full-year (Terms 1-2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Full-year (Terms 1-2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Winter Session full-year (Terms 1-2) courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Full-year (Terms 1-2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses: Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Friday, 28 September 2018

Graduate Studies: Last day for final doctoral oral examination for November graduation.

Go to topGo to top

October

Monday, 1 October 2018

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 471/472/473 8-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block Block 3/4 begins (10/1/2018 to 11/23/2018 inclusive).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 473 4-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block Block 3 begins (10/1/2018 to 10/26/2018 inclusive).

Thursday, 4 October 2018

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum - 1 day-a-week practicum begins (October 4 to November 29 inclusive) (Elementary and Middle Years option)

Friday, 5 October 2018

Last day for payment of fees for any fee assessments incurred between September 1 and September 30. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold; further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35 and interest will be assessed on outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Monday, 8 October 2018

Thanksgiving Day. University closed.

Last day for submission of applications for supplemental and deferred examinations from the 2018 Summer Session.

Tuesday, 9 October 2018



Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum – 1 day-a-week practicum begins (October 9 to November 27 inclusive) (Secondary Option).

Friday, 12 October 2018

Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most Winter Session Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertation to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for December 31 program end date and February degree granting.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 19 October 2018

Deadline for Premier Undergraduate Awards and Wesbrook Scholar applications/nominations. Enrolment Services must receive the Faculty nominations/application packages by 4:00 pm. Students will need to submit their applications earlier to their faculty by the faculty specific deadline. Contact Faculty for specific deadlines.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for November graduation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Graduate Studies: Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for November graduation.

Teacher Education Program: Professional Development Day - Classes Cancelled (all options).

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI for students intending to take a first-year English course in January (Winter Session Term 2).

Friday, 26 October 2018

Last day for completion of bachelor's degree program requirements for graduation in November.

Monday, 29 October 2018

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 473 4-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block Block 4 begins (10/29/2018 to 11/23/2018 inclusive).

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program: First day of Period 7 (October 29 – December 11, 2018).

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Period 2 (October 29 – December 8, 2018).

Master of Management (MM Dual Degree) Program: First day of Winter Period 2 (October 29 – December 14, 2018).

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Last day for sponsored students to submit application to have fees billed to a sponsoring organization for Winter Session Term 2 (January to April) tuition fees. Students who do not submit their applications by the deadline will be required to pay their second instalment of tuition fees by January 6 to avoid financial hold procedures (see Fees).

Go to topGo to top

November

Thursday, 8 November 2018

LAW: Winter Session term 1 study break for Peter A. Allard School of Law (November 8 to 9 inclusive). Lectures cancelled.

Friday, 9 November 2018

Access & Diversity: Last day to book an exam accommodation for supplemental and deferred examinations (2018 Summer Session).

Sunday, 11 November 2018

Remembrance Day. Service in War Memorial Gymnasium for all students, faculty, alumni, staff, and friends at 10:45 am.

Monday, 12 November 2018

Statutory holiday in lieu of Remembrance Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum - 2 week practicum begins (November 13 to November 23 inclusive) (all options).

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Winter Session Term 2.

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Supplemental and deferred examinations (2018 Summer Session).

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 23 November 2018

Full-year (Terms 1-2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses: Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most full-year (Terms 1-2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Access & Diversity: Last day for booking an exam accommodation for December examinations.

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

November Congregation, Day 1: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Thursday, 29 November 2018

November Congregation, Day 2: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Friday, 30 November 2018

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Graduate Studies: Last day for Graduate Students employed as Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Winter Session Term 2 (January to April) tuition fees.

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Nominations for External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May Graduation.

November Congregation, Day 3: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Go to topGo to top

December

Saturday, 1 December 2018

Application deadline for UBC (Centennial Scholars) Entrance Awards.

Application deadline for Canadian direct entry high school students wishing to be considered for a First Round Offer of Admission.

Students wishing to be considered for a Major Entrance Scholarship must submit their online application for admission to UBC by December 1, 2018. This includes paying the admission fee and submitting in-progress or final Grade 11 and Grade 12 marks as requested in the online application. The information that Canadian applicants submit in their Personal Profile when applying to UBC will be used for admissions and for Major Entrance Scholarship consideration.

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Term 1 (December) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (December 4 to 19 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the exam schedule.

Teacher Education Program: Teacher Candidate Mini-Conference (Secondary Option)

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Go Global: Early application deadline for select Term 1, Term 2, Full-Year and Split-Year Exchange Opportunities and Summer Programs. Please see the Go Global website for a complete listing of schools included in the early deadline.

Teacher Education Program: Teacher Candidate Mini-Conference (Elementary and Middle Years Option)

Friday, 7 December 2018

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Appointment of External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for April 30 program end date.

Teacher Education Program: Term 1 ends / Last day of classes (all options).

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 14 December 2018

Applications for the Winter Term 2 Only General Bursary become available on the Student Service Centre and are available until January 15.

Graduate Studies: Application for February degree granting and May Congregation opens.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final doctoral oral examinations in time for December 31 program end date and February degree granting.

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Appointment of External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for April 30 program end date.

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Last day of Term 1 (December) examinations for most faculties.

Thursday, 20 December 2018

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Last day of Winter Session Residence Contract for Winter Session Term 1–only residents.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Totem Park, Place Vanier, and Orchard Commons Residences close at 12 noon for the holiday break and all residents required to vacate at that time. Will reopen at noon, Tuesday, 1 January 2019.

Friday, 21 December 2018

Last day of Term 1 (December) examinations for most APSC MEL and MHLP programs.

Tuesday, 25 December 2018

Christmas Day. University closed.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018

Boxing Day. University closed.

Thursday, 27 December 2018

Reduced services in most departments until 2 January 2019.

Go to topGo to top

January

Tuesday, 1 January 2019

New Year's Day. University closed.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Winter Session Residences open for Term 2 at 12:00 noon.

Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Distance Education: Start date for January (Term C and D) courses.

Start of Winter Session Term 2: day and evening classes begin, most faculties.

Applied Science: Welcome Day for MEL and MHLP Professional Programs

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Period 3 (January 2 – February 9, 2019).

International Welcome: International Student Orientation for new international (including US) and exchange students entering Winter Session Term 2.

Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) Program: First day of Period 3 (January 2 – February 15, 2019).

Teacher Education program: Term 2 classes begin (all options).

Thursday, 3 January 2019

Graduate Studies: Orientation for all new domestic and international graduate students.

Friday, 4 January 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for December 31 program end date. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2018/19 Winter Session Term 2.

Graduate Studies: Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for December 31 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2018/19 Winter Session Term 2.

Saturday, 5 January 2019

Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA) Program: Mandatory Professional Residency (January 5 – 12, 2019). Please refer to program schedule for subsequent module dates.

Monday, 7 January 2019

Last day for payment of second instalment of fees for registration and course changes made on or before December 31. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold; further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Student will also be assessed a processing fee of $35 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 471/472/473 8-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block Block 5/6 begins (1/7/2019 to 3/1/2019 inclusive).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 473 4-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block Block 5 begins (1/7/2019 to 2/1/2019 inclusive).

Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Medicine, M.Sc. Genetic Counselling Training Program: Application deadline.

Thursday, 10 January 2019

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum – 1 day a week practicum begins (January 10 to March 14 inclusive) (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Friday, 11 January 2019

Teacher Education Program: Pre-practicum Contact Day (Classes cancelled) (Secondary Option).

Monday, 14 January 2019

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Last day for eligible students to apply for an exemption from the U-Pass program. Consult U-Pass Eligibility for information and instructions.

LAW: 2018W Term 1 Deferred Examinations begin (January 14 to 25 inclusive).

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Deadline for currently enrolled undergraduate students to apply for a change of program or a change of campus for the 2019 Winter Session. The following programs have an extended application deadline of May 15 for change of program requests from current UBC students: BA, BSFN, BSAB, and BSGR. The following program has an extended application deadline of May 1 for change of program requests from current UBC students: BSC.

Deadline for undergraduate students to apply for admission for the 2019 Summer Session.

Deadline for undergraduate students to apply for admission for the 2019 Winter Session.

Deadline for undergraduate students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission for the 2019 Winter Session. The following programs have an extended application deadline of May 15 for readmission to the same program from current UBC students: BA, BSFN, BSAB, and BSGR. The following program has an extended application deadline of May 1 for change of program requests from current UBC students: BSC.

Last day for students to apply for Winter Term 2 Only General Bursary.

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Meeting of the Senate.

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Go Global: Round 1 application deadline for Term 1, Term 2, Full-Year and Split-Year Exchange Opportunities and Summer Programs. Please see the Go Global website for a complete listing of schools and programs included in this deadline.

Teacher Education Program: Community Field Experience Contact Day (all options).

Friday, 18 January 2019

Distance Education Term D courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal for most Distance Education Term D courses without a withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Distance Education Term D courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Winter Session Distance Education Term D courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.

Graduate Studies: Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have degrees granted in February. Congregation ceremony will be in May. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for February degree granting. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Graduate Studies: Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for February degree granting.

Teacher Education Program: Education Career Fair (Classes cancelled except EDCP 320) (all options)

Saturday, 19 January 2019

Graduate Studies: Application for May degree granting and May Congregation opens.

Friday, 25 January 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for May graduation.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for the Residence Allocation Process for the 2018/19 Academic Year.

Teacher Education Program: Term 2 classes end (Secondary Option).

Monday, 28 January 2019

Teacher Education Program: School-based extended practicum (EDUC 421) begins (January 28 to April 18 inclusive) (Secondary Option).

Go to topGo to top

February

Monday, 4 February 2019

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 473 4-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block Block 6 begins (2/4/2019 to 3/1/2019 inclusive).

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Last day for payment of fees for any fee assessments incurred between January 1 and January 31. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold: further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Go Global: Summer program deadline for select experiences. Please see the Go Global Website for a complete listing of programs included in this deadline.

Friday, 8 February 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for April 30 program end date.

Teacher Education Program: Term 2A ends (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Teacher Education Program: Term 2B begins (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Monday, 18 February 2019

Family Day. University closed.

Winter Session Term 2 mid-term break begins for most faculties (February 18 to 22 inclusive). Lectures and laboratories cancelled. Library and some other facilities remain open.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 22 February 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for degree granting and Congregation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in May. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all undergraduate students expecting to graduate in May. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Monday, 25 February 2019

Access & Diversity: Deadline for 2019 undergraduate requests for admissions special consideration on disability-related grounds.

Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Period 4 (February 25 – April 6, 2019).

Go to topGo to top

March

Saturday, 2 March 2019

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test by students intending to take a first-year English course in Summer 2019 (Terms 1 and 2).

Monday, 4 March 2019

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 471/472/473 8-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block Block 7/8 begins (3/4/2019 to 4/26/2019 inclusive).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 473 4-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block Block 7 begins (3/4/2019 to 3/29/2019 inclusive).

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program: First day of Period 4 (March 4 – April 13, 2019).

Friday, 8 March 2019

Last day for submission of graduating essays and theses, most bachelor degree programs.

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 22 March 2019

Distance Education Term D courses: Last day for withdrawal from most Distance Education Term D courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final oral examination for doctoral students planning to graduate in May.

Teacher Education Program: Term 2B ends (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Summer Session Term 1.

Graduate Studies: Last day for Graduate Students employed as Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Summer Session tuition fees.

Last day for sponsored students to submit application to have fees billed to a sponsoring organization for Summer Session Terms 1 and 2 (May to August) tuition fees. Students who do not submit their applications by the deadline will be required to pay their tuition fees by payment due dates to avoid financial hold procedures (see Fees).

Students applying for a Summer Bursary should have applied for government student loans for the Summer Session by this date.

Go to topGo to top

April

Monday, 1 April 2019

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 473 4-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block Block 8 begins (4/1/2019 to 4/26/2019 inclusive).

Teacher Education Program: School-based Extended practicum (EDUC418 or 419) begins (April 1 to June 7 inclusive) (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Access & Diversity: Last day for booking an exam accommodation for April examinations.

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Friday, 5 April 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for final doctoral oral examination for April 30 program end date.

Monday, 8 April 2019

Term 2 (April) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (April 8 to April 26 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the examination schedule.

Friday, 12 April 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Nominations for External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for September degree granting.

Monday, 15 April 2019

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program: First day of Period 5 (April 15 – 26, 2019).

Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) Program: First day of Period 5 (April 15 – May 25, 2019).

Master of Management (MM) Program: First day of Period 5 (April 15 – May 29, 2019).

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Meeting of the Senate.

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May graduation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Graduate Studies: Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for May graduation.

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Nominations for External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for August 31 program end date.

Teacher Education Program: School-based Extended practicum (EDUC 421) ends (Secondary Option).

Friday, 19 April 2019

Good Friday. University closed. Some branches of the Library may be open.

Sunday, 21 April 2019

Forestry (third-year): FRST 452 field work begins at the University Research Forest, Maple Ridge, BC (tentatively April 21 to 28 inclusive).

Monday, 22 April 2019

Easter Monday. University closed. Some branches of the Library may be open.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Teacher Education Program: Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) begins (April 23 to May 10 inclusive) (Secondary Option).

Friday, 26 April 2019

Last day of Term 2 (April) examinations for most faculties.

Applied Science MEL and MHLP Professional Programs: Last day of Term 2 examinations.

Last day for completion of bachelor's degree program requirements for graduation in May.

Saturday, 27 April 2019

2018/19 Winter Session ends.

Earth and Ocean Sciences (second-year students): EOSC 223 Geology field school begins: Saturday, April 27 to Friday, May 3 (7 days).

Earth and Ocean Sciences: EOSC 428 Hydrogeology field school begins: Saturday, April 27 to Friday, May 10 (14 days).

UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Winter Session residences close; residents are required to vacate by 12 noon.

Sunday, 28 April 2019

Earth and Ocean Sciences (third-year students): EOSC 328 Geology field school begins: Sunday, April 28 to Monday, May 20 (22 days).

Monday, 29 April 2019

Civil Engineering Surveying field school (CIVL 235) begins (April 29 to May 11 inclusive).

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for April 30 program end date. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for the 2019 Summer Session. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2019, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is Thursday, 18 April 2019.

Graduate Studies: Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for April 30 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2018/19 Winter Session Term 2. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2019, the deadline for completing program requirements is Thursday, 18 April 2019.

Go to topGo to top

May

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Applications for the Summer General Bursary become available online via the Student Service Centre and are available until June 1.

Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for a change of program for the 2019 Winter Session for BSC.

Deadline for students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission to the 2019 Winter Session for BSC.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: 2019/20 Winter Session Residence application deadline for students that meet the First Year Guarantee.

Sunday, 5 May 2019

UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Residences open for Summer Session students.

Monday, 6 May 2019

Start of Summer Session Term 1, most faculties. First day of classes for term running from May 6 to June 20 (exams June 24 to 28). For important deadlines such as the last day for withdrawal without a withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record, and last day for withdrawal with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record, refer to the online Course Schedule.

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 171/271 4-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 1 begins (Monday, May 06, 2019 to Friday, May 31, 2019 inclusive).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 272 2-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 1 begins (Monday, May 06, 2019 to Friday, May 17, 2019 inclusive).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 371 8-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 1/2 begins (Monday, May 06, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019 inclusive).

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Go Global: Round 2 application deadline for Term 2 and Split-Year Exchange Opportunities. Limited partners institutions available. Please see the Go Global Website for a complete listing of schools in this deadline.

Friday, 10 May 2019

Teacher Education Program: Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) ends (Secondary Option).

Monday, 13 May 2019

Applied Science: MEL in Advanced Materials Manufacturing (AMM) begins (May 13-July 19); exams July 22-26.

Applied Science: MEL in Clean Energy Engineering (CEEN) begins (May 13-July 26); exams June 24-June 28 for Term 1 course. Capstone project has no final exam.

Applied Science: MEL in Dependable Software Systems (DSS) begins (May 13-July 26); exams June 24-June 28 for Term 1 course. Assignments only in Term 2.

Applied Science: MEL in Integrated Water Management (IWME) begins (May 13-July 19); exams Term 1 June 24-June 28, exams Term 2 July 22-July 26.

Applied Science: MEL in Urban Systems (URSY) begins (May 13-July 26); no exam period (course work assessment).

Distance Education: Course start date for Summer Session (Terms A and B). For important deadlines such as last day for withdrawal without a withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record, last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses, and last day for withdrawal with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record, refer to the online Course Schedule.

International Welcome: Orientation for new international undergraduate, graduate, and exchange students (including US) attending Summer Session.

Teacher Education Program: Summer Session Term 1 begins (Secondary Option).

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Summer Session Term 1: Tuition fees due. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold; further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Summer Session Term 2.

Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for a change of program for the 2019 Winter Session for BA, BSFN, BSAB, and BSGR.

Deadline for students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission to the same program for the 2019 Winter Session for BA, BSFN, BSAB, and BSGR.

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 17 May 2019

Summer Session Term 1 courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 1 courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Summer Session Term 1 courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Summer Session Term 1 courses: Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Monday, 20 May 2019

Victoria Day. University closed.

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 272 2-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 2 begins (Monday, May 20, 2019 to Friday, May 31, 2019 inclusive).

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Baccalaureate Concert: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (to be confirmed).

May Congregation, Day 1: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Thursday, 23 May 2019

May Congregation, Day 2: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Friday, 24 May 2019

May Congregation, Day 3: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Monday, 27 May 2019

May Congregation, Day 4: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

May Congregation, Day 5: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

May Congregation, Day 6: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Thursday, 30 May 2019

Congregation Day 7: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

Friday, 31 May 2019

Summer Session Term 1 courses: Last day for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 1 courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Nomination for External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for November Graduation.

Go to topGo to top

June

Saturday, 1 June 2019

Congress 2019 at UBC (Saturday, June 1 to Friday, June 7)
This period will be considered a Midterm Break as no classes will be in session.


Online application for Awards for women in part-time studies opens.

Online application for Summer Session bursary closes. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment on their student loans by this date in order to be eligible for General Summer Bursaries.

Monday, 3 June 2019

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 171/271 4-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 2 begins (Monday, June 03, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019 inclusive).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 272 2-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 3 begins (Monday, June 03, 2019 to Friday, June 14, 2019 inclusive).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 371 8-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 2/3 begins (Monday, June 03, 2019 to Friday, July 26, 2019 inclusive).

Master of Management (MM Dual Degree) Program: First day of Summer Period 1 (June 3 – July 13, 2019).

Friday, 7 June 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for September degree granting.

Teacher Education Program: School-based Extended practicum (EDUC 418 or 419) ends (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Monday, 10 June 2019

Application deadline for supplemental and deferred examinations from 2018/19 Winter Session.

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 272 2-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 4 begins (Monday, June 10, 2019 to Friday, June 21, 2019 inclusive).

Teacher Education Program: Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) begins (June 10 to June 28 inclusive (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Friday, 14 June 2019

Graduate Studies: Application for September degree granting and November Congregation opens.

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for August 31 program end date.

Monday, 17 June 2019

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 272 2-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 5 begins (Monday, June 17, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019 inclusive).

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Summer Session Term 1: Last day of classes for most faculties.

Friday, 21 June 2019

Teacher Education Program: Summer Session Term 1 ends (Secondary Option).

Monday, 24 June 2019

Summer Session Term 1: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (June 24 to 28 inclusive).

Friday, 28 June 2019

End of Summer Session Term 1.

Summer Session Term 1: Last day of examinations for most faculties.

Teacher Education Program: Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) ends (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Go to topGo to top

July

Monday, 1 July 2019

Canada Day. University closed.

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 171/271 4-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 3 begins (Monday, July 01, 2019 to Friday, July 26, 2019 inclusive).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 272 2-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 6 begins (Monday, July 01, 2019 to Friday, July 12, 2019 inclusive).

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Start of Summer Session Term 2. First day of classes for term running from July 2 to August 9 (exams August 13 to 17). For important deadlines such as last day for withdrawal without a withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record, and last day for withdrawal with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record, refer to the online Course Schedule.

Law: 2018W Supplemental and 2018W Term 2 deferred Examinations begin (July 2 to 12 inclusive).

Teacher Education Program: Summer Session Term 2 begins (all options).

Friday, 5 July 2019

Summer Session Term 2 courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 2 courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Summer Session Term 2: Tuition fees due. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold; further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Summer Session Term 2 courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Summer Session Term 2 courses: Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Saturday, 13 July 2019

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for the completion of the LPI test by BC students (including students who are non-BC residents studying at BC educational institutions) intending to take a first-year English course beginning in September. Newly-admitted students from outside of British Columbia may obtain special permission to write on Saturday, 1 September 2019. To seek permission, write to the First-Year English Office by 13 July 2019.

Monday, 15 July 2019

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 272 2-week Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 7 begins (Monday, July 15, 2019 to Friday, July 26, 2019 inclusive).

Students who are planning to apply for the Winter General Bursary in August-September should have applied for government student loans for the Winter Session by this date. It is also recommended that students apply by this date in order to have funding in place for the beginning of the Winter Session.

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Winter Session courses starting in September 2019.

Friday, 19 July 2019

Summer Session Term 2: Last day for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 2 courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Monday, 22 July 2019

Master of Management (MM) Program (Dual Degree): First day of classes for Summer Period 2 courses (July 22 – August 31, 2019).

Supplemental and deferred examination period (Winter Session), weekdays (July 22 to August 2 inclusive).

Friday, 26 July 2019

Mechanical Engineering: Last day for students to complete their registration for 2019/20 Winter Session Term 1 and Term 2 MECH courses. After this date, courses with low enrolment may be cancelled and it may not be possible to accommodate registration requests.

Teacher Education Program: Summer Session Term 2 ends (all options).

Monday, 29 July 2019

Applied Science: MEL and MHLP Professional Programs APPP 504 Bootcamp begin (July 29 to August 16); exams August 19 to 23

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Last day to submit online applications for Awards for Women in Part-Time Study.

Go to topGo to top

August

Thursday, 1 August 2019

Last day for sponsored students to submit application to have fees billed to a sponsoring organization. Students who do not submit their applications by the deadline will be required to pay the first instalment of tuition fees by September 5 to avoid financial hold procedure (see Fees).

Friday, 2 August 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for final doctoral oral examinations in time for September degree granting.

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for November graduation.

Monday, 5 August 2019

BC Day. University closed.

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 471/472/473 8-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 1/2 begins (Monday, August 05, 2019 to Friday, September 27, 2019 inclusive).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 473 4-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 1 begins (Monday, August 05, 2019 to Friday, August 30, 2019 inclusive).

Friday, 9 August 2019

Summer Session Term 2: Last day of classes for most faculties.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final doctoral oral examinations in time for August 31 program end date.

Last day for students who hold major external graduate or undergraduate fellowships to apply for Winter Session fee deferments.

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Summer Session Term 2: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (August 13 to 17 inclusive).

Thursday, 15 August 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for Graduate Students employed as Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Winter Session tuition fees.

Online applications for Affiliation Scholarships, Affiliation Bursaries, Awards for Aboriginal Students, and Awards for students with disabilities open.

Online applications for the Winter General Bursary become available on the Student Service Centre and are available until September 15.

Friday, 16 August 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have degrees granted in September. Congregation ceremony will be in November. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Saturday, 17 August 2019

End of Summer Session Term 2.

Summer Session Term 2: Last day of examinations for most faculties.

Graduate Studies: Application for November degree conferral and November Congregation opens.

Sunday, 18 August 2019

UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Residences close for Summer Session students.

Monday, 19 August 2019

Jump Start 2019: Jump Start - a first-year transition program for new international students – runs in late August 2019.

Mechanical Engineering second-year practicum (MECH 220) begins.

Friday, 23 August 2019

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for September degree granting. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Graduate Studies: Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for September degree granting.

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Appointment of External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for December 31 program end date and February degree granting.

Saturday, 24 August 2019

Forestry, third year: Interior Field School (FRST 351) begins (Saturday August 24 to Saturday August 31).

Monday, 26 August 2019

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Opening Week (August 26 – 30, 2019).

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Graduate Studies: Full day Orientation for all new domestic and international graduate students.

Friday, 30 August 2019

2018/19 Academic Year ends.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for August 31 program end date. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2018/19 Winter Session Term 1. IMPORTANT: For students planning for degree granting in September 2018, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is Friday, August 23, 2019.

Graduate Studies: Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for August 31 program end date. IMPORTANT: For students planning for degree granting in September 2018, the deadline for completing program requirements is Friday, August 23, 2019.

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

Student Services
Vancouver Campus
1874 East Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1

Emergency Procedures | Accessibility | Contact UBC | © Copyright The University of British Columbia