Getting to tə šxʷhəleləm̓s tə k̓ʷaƛ̓kʷəʔaʔɬ on Move In Day

Check out the arrival instructions for tə šxʷhəleləm̓s tə k̓ʷaƛ̓kʷəʔaʔɬ below—and don’t miss this orientation video for students moving into upper-year residence!

You will check in at the North Parkade before moving into tə šxʷhəleləm̓s tə k̓ʷaƛ̓kʷəʔaʔɬ. The arrival instructions below will direct you there.

Arriving by taxi?

Your taxi driver can drop you off at the North Parkade.

Arriving by bus?

Once you arrive at the campus bus loop the easiest way to get to the North Parkade, where you’ll check in, is to walk north to Student Union Boulevard and cross the street to the parkade. It’s about a 4-minute walk.

Arriving by car?

Step 1

Once you arrive at UBC, make your way to the North Parkade, where you will be directed to park in a holding area on Level 1.

Step 2

After you park, go to Level 2 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 a non-medical mask.

Step 3

Return to your car and wait for notice to drive up to your residence building (once an unloading spot is free), where you can sign out a cart, unload and move in.

Download a Move In Day Map

What if I arrive late?

Arriving after 4 pm? No problem! When you arrive, go directly to the tə šxʷhəleləm̓s tə k̓ʷaƛ̓kʷəʔaʔɬ residence front desk in qʷta:yθən leləm̓ (Sturgeon House) to check in.


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

Learn to pronounce tə šxʷhəleləm̓s tə k̓ʷaƛ̓kʷəʔaʔɬ and the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓-language house names.