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Academic Year 2020/21

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January

Friday, 1 January 2021

New Year's Day. University closed.

Sunday, 3 January 2021

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

Monday, 4 January 2021

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 471/472/473 8-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 5/6 begins (Monday, January 4, 2021 to Friday, February 26, 2021 inclusive).

Entry-to-Practice PharmD program: PHRM 473 4-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Block 5 begins (Monday, January 4, 2021 to Friday, January 29, 2021 inclusive).

Flexible PharmD program: New Student Program Orientation Monday, January 4, 2021.

Flexible PharmD program: PHRM 452 In-person bootcamp begins (Monday, January 4, 2021 to Thursday, January 7, 2021 inclusive).

Masters of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Period 3 (January 4 – February 13, 2021).

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

Thursday, 7 January 2021

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum - 1 day-a-week practicum begins (January 7 to March 11 inclusive) (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Friday, 8 January 2021

Flexible PharmD program: PHRM 451 In-person bootcamp (Friday, January 8, 2021).

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 2020/21 Winter Session Term 2.

Graduate Studies: Last day for graduate students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) 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 2020/21 Winter Session Term 2.

Saturday, 9 January 2021

M.Sc. Genetic Counselling Program (Faculty of Medicine): Application deadline.

Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA) Program: First day of mandatory Professional Residency I and II (January 9 – 16, 2021). Please refer to program schedule for subsequent course dates.

Monday, 11 January 2021

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

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

Applied Science: Welcome Day (mandatory) for Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) and Master of Health Leadership & Policy (MHLP) Professional Programs.

International exchange and visiting Student Orientation for students entering Winter Session Term 2.

Master of Business Administration (MBA): First day of opening week.

Thursday, 14 January 2021

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 are placed on financial hold; further registration activity is not permitted, grades are not released, and graduation diplomas are withheld. Students are assessed a processing fee of $35 and interest is assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

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

International Welcome: International Student Orientation for new international students (including US) in degree or diploma programs.

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

Friday, 15 January 2021

Deadline for currently enrolled undergraduate students to apply for a change of program or a change of campus for the 2021 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 2021 Summer Session.

Deadline for undergraduate students to apply for admission for the 2021 Winter Session.

Deadline for undergraduate students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission for the 2021 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 eligible students to apply for an exemption from the U-Pass program. Consult U-Pass Eligibility for information and instructions.

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

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

Monday, 18 January 2021

LAW: 2020W Term 1 Deferred Examinations begin (January 18 to 29 inclusive).

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 22 January 2021

Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal for most Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C 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.

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

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.

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.

Thursday, 28 January 2021

Go Global: Summer Abroad program deadline for select experiences. Please visit the Go Global website for a complete listing of schools and programs included in this deadline.

Friday, 29 January 2021

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 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.

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