Campus tours

Visiting UBC is the best way to experience life at a global top 40 university and decide if our Okanagan or Vancouver campus is the right place for you.

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In light of COVID-19 and the suspension of in-person campus tours, UBC is now offering live tours online. To view all upcoming tours and to register, visit the Future Student Portal’s Tours and events page and select the “On campus” tab.

Future students, families, and counsellors


Campus tours at UBC Okanagan

Your guided walking tour of our Okanagan campus will last 1.5 hours and be led by one of our friendly and knowledgeable student ambassadors. You’ll have a chance to:

  • Visit a residence, a library, and some recreational and social facilities.
  • Learn more about all of the on-campus services available to students.

After the tour, an advisor will be available to answer your questions about UBC’s undergraduate degrees and programs, admissions, scholarship opportunities, and more!

How to register

Check out our list of upcoming campus tours. When you’re ready to register, log in or create an account to reserve your spot. Questions? Contact us.

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Groups and schools


Group tours at UBC Okanagan

UBC’s group tours last 1.5 hour, including a 15-minute information session with an advisor and a 75-minute walking tour led by a friendly and knowledgeable student ambassador. All tours are conducted in English, so a moderate level of English comprehension is necessary.

When to organize a group tour

  • You are organizing a tour for high school students (Grades 10 to 12) or students in a post-secondary transfer program.
  • There are up to 50 people in your group.

How to organize a group tour

  • Choose a preferred date for your tour.
  • Submit your tour request at least 3 weeks in advance with a list of participants, including first names, last names, and email addresses.
  • Ensure you have 1 adult supervisor (teacher, counsellor, or parent) available for every 15 students.

We do our best to accommodate group tour requests, but it’s not always possible due to high demand. To request a group tour, click the button below or contact us at +1.250.807.9159.

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Are you part of an Indigenous group?

UBC’s Indigenous group tours are led by friendly and knowledgeable UBC student ambassadors. In addition to visiting key spots on campus, you’ll have a chance to explore dedicated spaces, services, and resources available to Indigenous students at UBC. If you’re interested, we can also organize an Indigenous student advising session and a chance to connect with Peer Leaders from Aboriginal Programs and Services.

Request an Indigenous group tour

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