Move In Day

Move In Day

Travel, testing and quarantine/isolation regulations may change frequently as a result of the global response to COVID-19. Before making travel plans and prior to travelling, be sure to review UBC’s Travelling to Canada guide.

Please note that as per our COVID-19 Residence Rules, residents travelling to live in UBC Student Housing are not permitted to quarantine in a shared living environment.

Winter Session Residence Move In

Who

Students living in Fairview Crescent, Orchard Commons, Ritsumeiken-UBC House, Totem Park, Place Vanier, Ponderosa Commons (Cedar House) and Walter Gage.

When

  • Jump Start Move-in: Students arriving for Jump Start will move in on Saturday, August 27, 2022.
  • Standard Move-in: Students will move in on Saturday, September 3, 2022.

How will I know when to arrive and what to expect?

You will receive an email in mid to late-August with detailed move-in day information and arrival instructions for your residence.

Plus, learn more about what to expect in the videos below!

Moving into first-year residence

Moving into upper-year residence

Year Round Residence Move In

Who: Students with Year Round Residence contracts at Acadia Park, Brock Commons, Exchange, Fraser Hall, Green College, Iona House, Marine Drive, Ponderosa Commons, St. John’s College, tə šxʷhəleləm̓s tə k̓ʷaƛ̓kʷəʔaʔɬ and Thunderbird.

When: Students arrive throughout the year, most often in early-May.

How will I know when to arrive and what to expect?

For students arriving in May 2023, you will receive an email with detailed move-in day information and arrival instructions for your residence.

Summer Residence Move In

Who: Students and visiting students with Summer Residence contracts and Summer Stay Through contracts at Fairview Crescent.

When: early-May, annually