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, 2017 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, 2017 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 online 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 online.
  • UBC’s Okanagan campus: $2,500
  • UBC’s Vancouver campus: $1,741.13

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

June 1, 2017 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, 2017 onward Once you have registered for classes, you can begin to buy your textbooks. $500 to $2,000
September 6, 2017 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.
  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents [1]: $5,190 to $6,935 (Okanagan) and $5,190 to $8,303 (Vancouver)
  • Students on study permit: $34,847 to $41,895 (Okanagan) and $34,847 to $41,895 (Vancouver) [1]
September 22, 2017 Second residence fee instalment is due.
  • UBC’s Okanagan campus: $4,576 to $6,369 (range based on room type and meal plan selection)
  • UBC’s Vancouver campus: $4,297 to $6,296 (range based on room type; meal plan is a single rate)
November 1, 2017 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. $69.25 per month for a single person
January 5, 2018 Final residence fee instalment is due.
  • UBC’s Okanagan campus: $5,833 to $7,476 (range based on room type and meal plan selection)
  • UBC’s Vancouver campus: $4,672 to $5,797 (range based on room type; meal plan is a single rate)
January 8, 2018 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. See tuition amounts listed for September 6, 2017

[1] For undergraduate programs only. Amounts are for the full Winter Session, and payments are made per term on a per-credit basis. Visit the Student Service Centre and click “Financial Summary” for your specific fees.