Get Involved


Living on campus means there’s always something to do, opportunities to make friends, and ways to give back to the community that will help you build valuable skills for your future. Residence Life staff are among the best-connected people at the university. They’re committed to enhancing the student experience for all residents.

Residence Advisors spend countless hours organizing orientation programs, volunteer opportunities, and fun events like recreational sports, movies, and field trips. They also lend an ear when needed and help address community issues. Residence Life staff recruitment takes place each winter.

Residence Life Managers are professional staff who also live in residence. They help supervise staff, manage student behaviour, and have extensive knowledge of campus resources. RLMs are responsible for ensuring each resident has the opportunity enjoy a positive living experience.

Interested in making a difference in your community? Consider joining the UBC Okanagan Emergency First Response Team.

Meet your Residence Life Manager

Similkameen Place | Valhalla | Cassiar
Kalamalka | Nicola | Purcell
Lower/Upper Cascades | Monashee Place