Dates and deadlines

Whether you’re thinking about applying, you’ve submitted your application, or you’ve received an offer of admission to UBC, there are important deadlines to keep in mind. Find out which dates you need to watch out for in this phase of your journey.

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Vancouver campus

You’re preparing to apply to UBC

Early October 2022

Application opens

  • Online application opens for Winter Session (September 2023 to April 2024) and Summer Session (May to August 2023). Apply here!

November 15, 2022

(11:59 p.m. PST)

Scholarships and awards

December 1, 2022

(11:59 p.m. PST)

Scholarships and awards

December 1, 2022

(11:59 p.m. PST)

First-round offers of admission

  • Direct-entry high school applicants who follow the Canadian curriculum: Deadline to apply to UBC if you wish to be considered for a first-round offer of admission.
  • Canadian post-secondary applicants: Deadline to apply to UBC if you wish to be considered on the basis of interim transcripts. (Interim transcripts are those that include final grades for courses completed to December, and that list any courses in-progress from January – April).

January 15, 2023

(11:59 p.m. PST)

Applications due

You've applied to UBC

September 15, 2022

Bursary applications

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents: Deadline to submit general bursary applications.

January 31, 2023

Interim transcripts

  • Canadian post-secondary applicants: Deadline to submit your official interim transcript if you applied by December 1. Interim transcripts are those that include final grades for courses completed to December, and that list any courses in-progress from January – April.

Grade submissions

  • Ontario applicants: Submit your OUAC number with your application so that UBC can receive your grades electronically.

January 31, 2023

International Scholars Program applicants

  • Submit any documents required for your admission to UBC. Please submit by this deadline, not the date indicated in your “next steps” email.

February 15, 2023

ELAS

March 1 to March 15, 2023

Grade submissions

  • Canadian high school applicants outside of BC and Ontario: Upload your interim transcript of grades and/or report card, including interim (at least 50% complete) grades for distributed learning courses, to the Student Service Centre for your UBC academic assessment.

Late January to April 2023

Admissions decisions

March 15, 2023

Out-of-country documents

April 15 to 30, 2023

Scholarship announcements

May to June 2023

Admissions decisions

  • Canadian post-secondary applicants: Admissions decisions are made.

May 31, 2023

International documents

  • Out-of-country post-secondary applicants (except US applicants): Deadline to submit all required documents.

June 30, 2023

Course completion

  • Canadian high school applicants: Deadline to complete all high school courses, including distance and distributed-learning courses to meet the conditions of your offer of admission.

You’ve been admitted to UBC

May 1, 2023

Accept your offer!

  • Deadline for most students to accept UBC’s offer of admission and pay the acceptance deposit. (Please refer to your letter of admission or the Student Service Centre to find your assigned date.)

Housing applications

  • Deadline to apply for housing and still be eligible for the first-year guarantee. (If you’re considering a degree on both campuses, you must complete a separate residence application for each campus.)

Early May 2023

Study permits

  • International applicants: Getting a study permit can take several months, so be sure to apply for a study permit as soon as you accept your offer of admission.

May 15, 2023

Final transcripts

  • Canadian post-secondary applicants: Submit your final transcripts electronically or by mail to UBC’s Undergraduate Admissions Office. Final transcripts include all final grades for courses taken through to April. (Final transcripts are required to finalize conditional offers of admission. Please review your application status in the Student Service Centre for more information.)

Late May, 2023

Land One and Science One applications

June 1, 2023

Accept your offer!

  • Deadline for some students to accept UBC’s offer of admission and pay the acceptance deposit. (Most students’ deadline will be May 1. Please refer to your letter of admission or the Student Service Centre to find your assigned date.)

Early June 2023

Housing offers

Late June 2023

Course registration

June 30, 2023

Final transcripts

  • US applicants: Deadline to submit final transcripts to UBC to confirm your offer of admission.

Loan applications

  • US applicants: Recommended deadline to submit UBC’s US Loan Request form to ensure loan funding for September.

July 1, 2023

Deferred admission

July 25, 2023

Loan applications

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents: Recommended deadline to apply for Canadian and provincial loans to ensure funds for September and to qualify for the UBC bursary program.

Out-of-province and out-of-country high school transcripts

  • Out-of-province applicants: Deadline to have your final official transcript mailed to UBC to confirm your offer of admission.
  • Out-of-country applicants (except US and A-Level applicants): Deadline to submit your final transcript to confirm your offer of admission. Please check your letter of admission for curriculum-specific deadlines.

Early August, 2023

Early arrival to residence

  • Deadline to apply for early arrival to residence.

August 20, 2023

A-Level results

  • Applicants from the British-patterned system: Deadline to submit final A-Level results to UBC to confirm your offer of admission.

Early September 2023

Student Orientation

  • Student Orientation for all first-year students coming to UBC from high school.

Early September, 2023

Residence move-in day: Vancouver campus

  • Move-in day on the Vancouver campus. 

Early September, 2023

First day of classes

  • First day of classes on the Vancouver campus

Early September, 2023

Tuition payment

  • Deadline to pay your first instalment of Winter Session tuition.