Getting to Walter Gage on Move In Day

Check out the arrival instructions for Walter Gage below—and don’t miss our orientation video for students moving into upper-year residence!

A construction project on Wesbrook Mall has resulted in some road closures that impact the ability to access Walter Gage Residence. Please enter the UBC campus via University Blvd or W 16th Ave only.

The arrival instructions below will direct you there.

Arriving by taxi?

Your taxi driver can drop you off at Walter Gage Residence, where you’ll check in.

Arriving by bus?

Once you arrive at the campus bus loop the easiest way to get to Walter Gage Residence is to walk. It’s about a 4-minute walk.

Arriving by car?

Step 1

Once you arrive at UBC, make your way to Walter Gage Residence. Our staff will direct you to park outside the building and provide you with an unloading pass.

Step 2

You will then walk inside the Commonsblock to pick up your check in package. Leave your belongings at your car for now, but don’t forget to bring your government-issued photo ID.

Step 3

After receiving your keys, our volunteers will help you unload your car and bring your items up to your room.

Step 4

Once your vehicle is empty, you must exit the area and park at the North Parkade for the remainder of the day.

Download a Move In Day Map

What if I arrive late?

Arriving after 4 pm? No problem! When you arrive, go directly to the Walter Gage residence front desk to check in.


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