Important Dates

2019-2020 Winter2019 Summer2018-2019 Winter
2019-2020 Winter Important Dates
Winter Session Residence Dates—Prospective Students

2019

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.

June–August

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

August 1

Deadline to apply for early arrival.

August 13

Jump Start and Vantage College deadline to order bed/bath linens from Campus Linens of Canada for on-time delivery to residence.

Mid-August

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

August 23

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

August 24

Move In Day for students enrolled in Jump Start—and Vantage College students.

August 31

Students move in. First Residence Meal Plan meal at dinner.

September 20

Second instalment of residence/meal plan fees due.

December 19

Last Residence Meal Plan meal at breakfast. Totem Park, Place Vanier and Orchard Commons residences close for the holidays. Please check your contract for details.

2020

January 5

Arrival for students staying in residence for Term Two. First Residence Meal Plan meal at dinner.

January 10

Final instalment of residence/meal plan fees due.

April 30

Contract ends. Students move out. Last Residence Meal Plan meal at breakfast. If you are moving into a Year Round Residence, please inquire about interim accommodation arrangements.

Winter Session Residence Dates—Returning Students

2019

February 1

Last day to apply for upper-year Winter Session residence.

Mid-February

A random residence allocation process determines application status. There are two possibilities: receive a residence offer or be added to a waitlist.

Mid-February–early-March

Deadline for students who receive an offer to accept and pay a deposit. Please check your offer for your specific deadline.

March–August

Applicants on the waitlist may receive offers by email as spaces become available.

May 1

Deadline to withdraw and receive a full deposit refund.

May 15

Deadline to update roommate group requests online.

June

Residence offers sent by email. Students have seven days to accept and pay first instalment of residence fees.

August 1

Deadline to apply for early arrival.

Mid-August

Check online account for information about contacting roommate(s).

August 23

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

August 31

Students move in.

September 20

Second instalment of residence fees due.

2020

January 10

Final instalment of residence fees due.

April 30

Contract ends. Students move out.

Year Round Residence Dates

Year Round Residence contracts run from the beginning of May to the end of April.

2019

Fall/Winter/Spring

Applications accepted any time. Why apply early?

March 1
Mid-March

Current Year Round residents receive offers for new contracts.

Late-March

Email offers sent to new applicants. This process continues until all vacancies are filled.

April 30

Current year contract ends. Students who do not accept a new offer move out.*

*Graduate Colleges Year Round Residence contracts run from the beginning of September to the end of August.

Early Arrival Dates

Early arrivals are typically not permitted. Before applying, check to see if you’re eligible. Students may be placed in a residence area that’s different from their Winter Session assignment.

2019

August 1

Application deadline.

August 15

Deadline to cancel/withdraw application.

Late-August

Early arrivals move in. Fees due before arrival.

2019 Summer Important Dates
Summer Residence & Summer Stay Through Dates

2019

March 15

Applications from eligible students received by this date are given priority.

Late-March–early-April

Offers are sent by email. First instalment of fees due on acceptance.

Mid-April

Unit/room assignments are sent by email for applications indicating a May start date. Full fees are due upon acceptance for contracts that end on or prior to July 1.

April 28–May 4

Move In period for Winter Session residents moving into Summer Stay Through Residence. We will extend your stay in your current residence until your room is ready for move in.

May–June

Unit/room assignments are sent by email for applications indicating a June or July start date. Full fees due upon acceptance for contracts that end on or prior to July 1.

June 14

Second instalment is due for full summer contract.

August 18

Move out for students without a Winter Session Residence assignment.

Late-August

Move out for students transferring into Winter Session Residence.

2018-2019 Winter Important Dates
Winter Session Residence Dates—First Year Students

Totem Park | Place Vanier | Orchard Commons

2018

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.

June–August

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

August 1

Deadline to apply for early arrival.

August 14

Jump Start and Vantage College deadline to order bed/bath linens from Campus Linens of Canada for on-time delivery to residence.

Mid-August

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

August 22

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

August 22

Move In Day for students enrolled in Jump Start—and Vantage College students.

September 1

Students move in. First Residence Meal Plan meal at dinner.

September 21

Second instalment of residence/meal plan fees due.

December 20

Last Residence Meal Plan meal at breakfast. Totem Park, Place Vanier and Orchard Commons residences close for the holidays. Please check your contract for details.

2019

January1

Arrival for students staying in residence for Term Two. First Residence Meal Plan meal at dinner.

January 4

Final instalment of residence/meal plan fees due.

April 27

Contract ends. Students move out. Last Residence Meal Plan meal at breakfast. If you are moving into a Year Round Residence, please inquire about interim accommodation arrangements.

Winter Session Residence Dates—Upper Year Students

Fairview Crescent | Ritsumeikan-UBC House | Walter Gage | Ponderosa Commons (Cedar House)

2018

February 1

Last day to apply for upper-year Winter Session residence.

Mid-February

A random residence allocation process determines application status. There are two possibilities: receive a residence offer or be added to a waitlist.

Mid-February–early-March

Deadline for students who receive an offer to accept and pay a deposit. Please check your offer for your specific deadline.

March–August

Applicants on the waitlist may receive offers by email as spaces become available.

May 1

Deadline to withdraw and receive a full deposit refund.

May 15

Deadline to update roommate group requests online.

June

Residence offers sent by email. Students have seven days to accept and pay first instalment of residence fees.

August 1

Deadline to apply for early arrival.

Mid-August

Check online account for information about contacting roommate(s).

August 22

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

September 1

Students move in.

September 21

Second instalment of residence fees due.

2019

January 4

Final instalment of residence fees due.

April 27

Contract ends. Students move out.

Year Round Residence Dates

Year Round Residence contracts run from the beginning of May to the end of April.

2018

Fall/Winter/Spring

Applications accepted any time. Why apply early?

March 1
Mid-March

Current Year Round residents receive offers for new contracts.

Late-March

Email offers sent to new applicants. This process continues until all vacancies are filled.

April 27

Current year contract ends. Students who do not accept a new offer move out.*

*Graduate Colleges Year Round Residence contracts run from the beginning of September to the end of August.

Early Arrival Dates

Early arrivals are typically not permitted. Before applying, check to see if you’re eligible. Students may be placed in a residence area that’s different from their Winter Session assignment.

2018

August 1

Application deadline.

August 15

Deadline to cancel/withdraw application.

Late-August

Early arrivals move in. Fees due before arrival.