Full-year (Terms 1 and 2) courses: Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most full-year (Terms 1 and 2) courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student’s academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.
Application deadline for Canadian direct-entry high school students wishing to be considered for a First Round Offer of Admission.
Application deadline for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award.
Application deadline for the Beyond Tomorrow Scholars Program.
Students wishing to be considered for a Presidential Scholars Award must submit their online application for admission to UBC by December 1. This includes paying the admission fee and submitting in-progress or final Grade 11 and Grade 12 marks as or if requested in the online application. The information that Canadian applicants submit in their Personal Profile when applying to UBC will be used for admissions and for Presidential Scholars Award consideration.
Disability Resource Centre (DRC): Last day for submission of exam accommodation requests for December examinations.
Last day of classes for most faculties.
Term 1 (December) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (December 10 to 21 inclusive). Saturdays and Sundays are included in the exam schedule.
Meeting of the Senate.
Applications open for May Degree Conferral (undergraduate students). Undergraduate graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all students expecting to graduate in June. Completion of bachelor's degree program requirements for graduation in June must be completed by April 30. Applications must be submitted online through the Student Service Centre.
The Winter Term 2 Only UBC Bursary application, available to students online via the Student Service Centre from December 15, 2023 until January 15, 2024 closing at midnight. For more information, see the UBC Bursary Program.
Last day of Term 1 (December) examinations for most faculties.
Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Residences close at 12 noon for the holiday break and all residents are required to vacate prior to this time. Residences will reopen on Sunday, January 7, 2024.
Last day of Winter Session Residence Contract for Term 1–only residents.
Christmas Day. University closed.
Boxing Day. University closed.
Reduced services in most departments until January 2, 2024.
Graduate Studies: Last day for Graduate Students employed as Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for deferral of Winter Session Term 2 (January to April) tuition fees.