Early Arrival

Some students with a Winter Session Residence Contract can apply to arrive early. Fees may apply. The following groups must apply online to be considered:

  1. Early starting academic programs
  2. Student exchange programs

Email proof of program registration to information@okanagan.housing.ubc.ca or drop it off at our office. Fees will be added to your account regardless of whether the room is occupied.


Students registered in the following orientation programs are automatically granted early arrival to residence. Participation and arrival date must be confirmed to guarantee entry. Additional accommodation charges may apply.

Important: Students who receive approval may need to move on short notice to their Winter Session Residence assignment.