Getting to Ritsumeikan-UBC House on Move In Day

Check out the arrival instructions for Ritsumeikan-UBC House below—and don’t miss our orientation video for students moving into first-year residence!

You will check in at Orchard Commons before moving into Ritsumeikan-UBC House. The arrival instructions below will direct you to Orchard Commons.

Arriving by taxi?

Your taxi driver can drop you off at Orchard Commons (at the Agronomy Road entrance), where you’ll check in.

Arriving by bus?

Once you arrive at the campus bus loop, the easiest way to get to Orchard Commons, where you’ll check in, 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?

First off, GPS is great for getting to UBC, but once you’re close to campus, follow our signs instead. We’ve posted them at key points all over campus. And don’t forget to download our Move In Day map!

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

Drive your belongings to Ritsumeikan-UBC HouseOnce you’ve checked in and received your welcome package, you’re all set. It’s time to move in!

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 Orchard Commons front desk to check in.


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