Eligibility to live in residence is generally based on two things: academic credit load, and age requirements.
Academic Load Requirements
- Undergraduate students: You must be and remain registered in Winter Session for a minimum of 18 creditsâ€”9 credits in each of Term 1 and Term 2.
- Graduate students: The College of Graduate Studies must confirm your full-time status.
You must meet the age requirement by December 31 of the year you move into residence.
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- Summer Stay-Through: available to students who have a Winter Session Residence Contract and would like to stay on campus for the summer. There is no minimum age and no application fee. Summer course registration is not required.
- Summer Residence: reserved for students and visiting students who do not hold a current Residence Contract. Eligible students must belong to ONE of the following groups:
- Okanagan students registered in summer credit courses or in a graduate program.UBC Okanagan students employed in a research capacity (copy of appointment notice required).Full-time students from other universities performing research with a UBC Department (proof of sponsorship and student status required).
Students with a Winter Session Residence Contract may be eligible to arrive early. The following groups must apply online to be considered (proof of registration required):
- Early starting academic programs
- Athletic commitments
Two groups of applicants are prioritized in residence at UBC. We assign rooms to these applicants first.
- Prospective undergraduates who are incoming first-year students and meet all requirements
- Priority Access Students
A spot in residence is not guaranteed if you do not meet the following requirements, but you can still apply.
Please contactÂ Student Housing & Hospitality ServicesÂ for more information about Priority Access. Â
Please contactÂ Student Housing & Hospitality ServicesÂ for more information about Priority Access.