When to submit documents

To find out when your documents are due, select the category that describes you from the drop-down menu below. If your deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or statutory holiday, the deadline will be the next business day.

After you apply to UBC, we will contact you via email about required documents. Please refer to this email for the most up-to-date deadline information.

Canadian high school students

You are currently attending high school and have not yet graduated

Required documents Deadline
If you want to be considered for a Presidential Scholars Award or early admission, or if you want to apply for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award:

  • The UBC online application, including the Personal Profile and two references
  • Your BC Personal Education Number (PEN) or Ontario OUAC number
December 1
If you do not want to be considered for a Presidential Scholars Award or early admission, or you are not applying for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award:

  • The UBC online application, including the Personal Profile and two references
January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
If you do not want to be considered for a Presidential Scholars Award or early admission, or you are not applying for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award:

  • Your BC Personal Education Number (PEN) or Ontario OUAC number
January 31
English Language Admissions Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
IB Diploma anticipated score results, if applicable February 15
Interim transcripts:

  • For BC and Yukon students (through StudentTranscripts.gov.bc.ca)
  • For Ontario students (through OUAC)
  • For all other provinces (through document upload)
 

  • February – April
  • March 15
  • March 15
Final transcripts July 31

You have graduated from high school and have completed no post-secondary coursework

Required documents Deadline
If you want to be considered for a Presidential Scholars Award or if you want to apply for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award:

  • The UBC online application, including the Personal Profile and two references
  • Your BC Personal Education Number (PEN) or Ontario OUAC number
December 1
If you do not want to be considered for a Presidential Scholars Award and you are not applying for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award:

  • The UBC online application, including the personal Profile and two references
January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
If you do not want to be considered for a Presidential Scholars Award and you are not applying for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award:

  • Your BC Personal Education Number (PEN) or Ontario OUAC number
January 31
English Language Admissions Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
Final transcripts March 15

You have graduated from high school and are upgrading

Required documents Deadline
If you want to be considered for a Presidential Scholars Award or if you want to apply for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award:

  • The UBC online application, including the Personal Profile and two references
  • Your BC Personal Education Number (PEN) or Ontario OUAC number
December 1
If you do not want to be considered for a Presidential Scholars Award and you are not applying for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award:

  • The UBC online application, including the personal Profile and two references
January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
If you do not want to be considered for a Presidential Scholars Award and you are not applying for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award:

  • Your BC Personal Education Number (PEN) or Ontario OUAC number
January 31
English Language Admissions Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
Final transcripts (all courses required for admission to UBC must appear with a final grade on an official Ministry of Education and/or college transcript by this date) March 15

How to submit your documents

Find out how to submit your documents to UBC.

International high school students

American curricula

Required documents Deadline
The UBC online application (including Personal Profile, if applicable) January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
English Language Admission Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
SAT/ACT requirement March 15
Interim transcripts (only for students currently attending high school) March 15
Final transcripts:

  • For graduating high school students
  • For graduated high school students
  • June 30
  • March 15

British-patterned education

Required documents Deadline
The UBC online application (including Personal Profile, if applicable) January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
English Language Admission Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
Interim transcripts (only for students currently attending high school) March 15
Final transcripts:

  • For graduating high school students
  • For graduated high school students
  • August 20
  • March 15

International Baccalaureate

Required documents Deadline
The UBC online application (including Personal Profile, if applicable) January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
English Language Admission Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
Anticipated IB scores and interim school transcripts (current students only) March 15
Final transcripts:

  • For graduating high school students
  • For graduated high school students
  • July 15
  • March 15

All other international curricula

Required documents Deadline
The UBC online application (including Personal Profile, if applicable) January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
English Language Admission Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
Interim transcripts (only for students currently attending high school) March 15
Final transcripts:

  • For graduating high school students
  • For graduated high school students
  • July 31
  • March 15

How to submit your documents

Find out how to submit your documents to UBC.

Canadian college and university students

Students currently attending a college or university within Canada

Required documents Deadline
The UBC online application (including Personal Profile, if applicable) if you wish to be considered on interim transcripts December 1
Interim transcripts if you applied by December 1 January 15
The UBC online application (including Personal Profile, if applicable) for consideration on final transcripts only January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
English Language Admissions Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
Final transcripts for offer confirmation:

  • For all degrees
  • For all mature applicants
  • May 15
  • March 15

Students who have previously attended a college or university within Canada

Required documents Deadline
The UBC online application (including Personal Profile, if applicable) January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
English Language Admissions Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
If applicable, the re-admission appeal letter March 15
Final transcripts:

  • For all degrees
  • For all mature applicants
  • January 31
  • March 15

How to submit your documents

Find out how to submit your documents to UBC.

International college and university students

Students currently attending a college or university within the United States

Required documents Deadline
The UBC online application (including Personal Profile, if applicable) January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
English Language Admission Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
Interim transcripts March 15
Final transcripts May 31

Students who have previously attended a college or university within the United States

Required documents Deadline
The UBC online application (including Personal Profile, if applicable) January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
English Language Admission Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
Final transcripts (including for mature applicants) March 15

Students who are from a college or university outside North America

Required documents Deadline
The UBC online application (including Personal Profile, if applicable) January 15
Degree-specific supplemental applications, if applicable Degree dependent
English Language Admission Standard (ELAS) February 15
ELAS waiver request and supporting documentation February 15
Final transcripts (including for mature applicants) May 31

How to submit your documents

Find out how to submit your documents to UBC.