How To Apply

We look forward to receiving your application to live in residence at UBC.


  1. Make sure you’re eligible to live in residence.
  2. Carefully review essential application facts. It’s important to understand our processes from start to finish to avoid disappointment.
  3. Prospective students—see you if qualify for a guaranteed room in residence.
  4. Returning residents—learn about the application process after first year and how to improve your chances of securing accommodation.


  1. Review important dates and fees and payments to make sure your application and deposits will be ready to go on time.
  2. Graduate students— prepare additional required documentation.


  1. Most prospective undergraduate students apply to live in residence during the UBC Admissions process.
  2. Another option is to apply online or complete an application form and submit to Student Housing and Hospitality Services.
  3. Congratulations—you’ve applied! Now what?