January Move-In

Moving to UBC Okanagan in the New Year? We look forward to welcoming you! We will keep you updated of the move-in process by email, and via this page.

Planning for the big day

Moving into residence takes preparation. Follow these steps to ensure a smooth move in experience.

Move-in day is exciting – and busy! There’s a lot to do (and know behorehand) as you prepare to make UBC Okanagan home! And we’re here every step of the way to make the transition as smooth as possible!

On Your Move-In Day

Step 1 – Prepare

Complete these checklists: What to pack and Things to do Before you leave home.

Step 2 – Arrive, Check in, and Unload

See “Arriving by car”/”Arriving by taxi” and the map below for details on where to proceed once you’ve reached campus.

Please note:

1. Plan your route to arrive at Nechako Residence to check in.

2. Don’t forget to bring your I.D.

Step 3 – Park, Recharge, and Get Settled

Need a long-term parking pass? Apply for wait list at UBC Parking.

Arriving by car?

First off, GPS is great for getting to UBC Okanagan, but once you’re close to campus, follow our signs (or use the map below).

  1. Arrive at Nechako Residence, where staff will check you in.
  2. Please bring ID.
  3. Proceed to your residence building!

Arriving by taxi?

Students arriving by taxi should proceed to Nechako Residence and ask their driver to remain waiting in the vehicle.

Check in at the front desk, then you can proceed to your building to move in.


*Nechako Residence

Contact info:

Housing Office: Nechako Residence, 1255 International Mews | Phone: 250-807-8050 | Toll free: 1-888-318-8666 | Fax: 250-807-9157 | Email: information@housing.okanagan.ubc.ca


When is move-in day

January 7, 2024.

Can I move in early?

Unfortunately, early arrival is not available.

Can I switch or transfer rooms?

You may be eligible to switch or transfer rooms. Find out how to request a room switch or transfer before or after moving in.

Where can I eat on campus?

Where can I eat on campus? Visit our Food Services page here!

More questions?

We’re here to help! If you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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