Financial schedule

Get a financial picture of the year ahead and take note of key dates, such as, when your first tuition payment is due, when to pay your housing fees, and more.

Date Event Amount
May 1 or June 1, 2018 Deadline to accept your offer of admission and pay the tuition deposit online through the Student Service Centre (SSC). (Please refer to your letter of admission or the SSC to find your assigned date.)
  • $500 for Canadian citizens and permanent residents
  • $1,000 for students on a study permit
June 1, 2018 onward Check your email regularly for your residence offer. Once Student Housing sends your offer, you have one week to accept it and pay your first residence/meal plan instalment through the secure online service centre. Residence fees for most first-year residence areas include a required meal plan. View an overview of residence fees on UBC’s Okanagan campus and UBC’s Vancouver campus online.
  • UBC’s Okanagan campus: $1,750
  • UBC’s Vancouver campus: $1,814

Your first payment includes a combination of residence and meal plan fees.

June 1, 2018 onward If you are an international student, your temporary iMED medical insurance fee will be charged to your account once you have registered for courses, covering you until BC MSP coverage begins (see November). $180 to $252
August 1, 2018 onward Once you have registered for classes, you can begin to buy your books and supplies. For an estimate, refer to our cost calculator
September 5, 2018 Term 1 tuition fees are due. Tuition fee payment in Winter Session may be done in two instalments. In general, the first instalment covers tuition for Term 1 courses and the first half of two-term courses, plus most student fees. Visit UBC’s Okanagan campus Calendar or UBC’s Vancouver campus Calendar for more details. For an estimate of your tuition fees, refer to our cost calculator

Once your specific fees have been assessed, you will find them under “Financial Summary” on the Student Service Centre

September 21, 2018 Second residence fee instalment is due.
  • UBC’s Okanagan campus: $3,710 to $4,201 (range based on single-connected and single room rates and a Silver meal plan)
  • UBC’s Vancouver campus: $4,284 to $6,320 (range based on room type; meal plan is a single rate)
November 1, 2018 onward If you do not have other medical coverage, you are required by BC law to have MSP coverage. Begin paying once your waiting period is over. For most students who arrive in August, the waiting period will be over by November 1. Up to $37.50 per month for a single adult
January 4, 2019 Final residence fee instalment is due.
  • UBC’s Okanagan campus: $4,162 to $4,442 (range based on single-connected and single room rates and a Silver meal plan)
  • UBC’s Vancouver campus: $4,761 to $5,913 (range based on room type; meal plan is a single rate)
January 7, 2019 Term 2 tuition fees are due. The second instalment covers tuition for Term 2 courses and the second half of two-term courses. Visit UBC’s Okanagan campus Calendar or UBC’s Vancouver campus Calendar for more details. For an estimate of your tuition fees, refer to our cost calculator

Once your specific fees have been assessed, you will find them under “Financial Summary” on the Student Service Centre