Important Dates UBC: Overview (2022)

UBC strives to provide its students with the best possible educational experience. In order to do this, they have several important dates that students need to be aware of. Some of these include registration deadlines, application deadlines, orientation dates, and start and end dates for classes. Students need to be aware of these important dates to plan their schedules accordingly and make the most of their time at UBC.

Important UBC Dates for First-Year Students

May 1

Application deadline for students who have not already applied for residence when applying to UBC.

May 15

Deadline to update roommate group requests online


Residence offers are sent by email. Applicants have seven days to accept the offer and pay the first instalment of residence/meal plan fees.

August 8

Deadline to apply for early arrival.


Deadline to apply for a UBCcard and receive it in your residence move-in package. The exact date will be published in the summer of 2022.


Detailed room assignments sent by email. Roommates can contact each other online.

August 23

Standard deadline to order bed/bath linens from Campus Linens of Canada for on-time delivery to residence.

September 3

Students move-in day

September 23

The second instalment of residence/meal plan fees is due.

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