Getting to Orchard Commons on Move In Day

Check out the arrival instructions for Orchard Commons below—and don’t miss this orientation video for students moving into first-year residence!

Arriving by taxi?

Your taxi driver can drop you off at Orchard Commons (at the Agronomy Road entrance).

Arriving by bus?

Once you arrive at the campus bus loop, the easiest way to get to Orchard Commons is to walk southwest across campus. It’s about a 20-minute walk. Or you can take the Route 68 Community Shuttle from the UBC Exchange bus loop.

Arriving by car?

Step 1

Once you arrive at UBC, your first stop is the B4 parking lot on Agronomy Road, where you’ll temporarily park while you get checked in.

Step 2

Walk over to our check-in tent, located in the B4 parking lot to check in and get your welcome package. Leave your belongings at your car for now, but don’t forget to bring your government-issued photo ID and be prepared to wear your non-medical face mask.

Step 3

It’s time to move in! Sign out a cart to help you with your move.

Download a Move In Day Map

What if I arrive late?

Arriving after 5 pm on Aug 29 or 4 pm on Sept 4? No problem! When you arrive, you can park at the B4 parking lot across from Orchard Commons (on Agronomy Road) and go directly to the front desk to check in.


If you have questions that aren’t answered above or in our Move In Day guide, please contact us.