Before You Leave Home

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Things to Do Before You Leave Home

  1. If you have a car, apply for parking.  Resident parking permits may be available for purchase.
  2. Have your mail forwarded to your new residence mailing address, and share it with family and friends. For mail FAQs, head here.
  3. Get renters insurance to protect your belongings. You may be covered under your family plan.
  4. Review important Residence Standards and be prepared to live by them.
  5. Apply for your UBCCard online so it’s ready when you arrive!
  6. If you’d like to give others permission to contact the Housing Office on your behalf you can authorize the release of information.
  7. Explore ways to get involved in Residence Life and like us on Facebook to stay informed.
  8. Know what time you’re supposed to arrive, and other things to expect when moving in.