The 2nd Year and Transfer Student Welcome Event is an opportunity for students who completed their first year at UBC online to become more familiar with campus and student life. Participants will meet fellow students, explore campus, and learn about the many resources and opportunities available to them at UBC.
Date: September 6, 2021
Time: 1-3 PM
Registration deadline: August 15, 2021
Frequently Asked Questions – 2nd Year and Transfer Student Welcome
What is 2nd Year and Transfer Student Welcome?
The 2nd Year and Transfer Student Welcome is a free in-person event where you’ll have the chance to meet and build connections with other students. Together, you’ll explore campus and learn about the Indigenous land on which UBC is situated. You will also find out about the many student resources, services, and involvement opportunities available to you as well as the best places to study, meet up with friends, and eat.
Date: Monday, September 6, 2021
Time: 1 – 3 PM (PST)
Who is eligible to register for 2nd Year and Transfer Student Welcome?
This free event is open to students who:
- Are entering their second year and completed courses online from September 2020 to April 2021
- Transferred to UBC during the September 2020 to April 2021 school year
- Are 2021 Engineering transfer students with 2nd or higher year standing
If you completed classes online at UBC last academic year but are still first year standing, you are also eligible to register for this event.
If you are starting at UBC in 2021 and do not meet the above eligibility criteria, you will hear from us later in the summer with your Orientations schedule.
What can I expect from this event?
- Group Meetup: Gather with your Orientation Leader and small group as you begin to get to know each other.
- Campus Experience tour: Start exploring campus by walking around and learning about all UBC has to offer you, with particular information based on your stated interests.
- Additional programming: After 2nd Year and Transfer Student Welcome, you can continue to explore UBC through additional programming immediately after the event and on Tuesday, September 7th at Imagine Day, where you’ll be invited to check out the Main Event and Pep Rally.
- Snacks and treats will be provided!
How can I register for 2nd Year and Transfer Student Welcome?
Register here by Sunday, August 15, 2021.
Students can also access the registration form by visiting https://students.ubc.ca/new-to-ubc/orientations and clicking on the 2nd Year and Transfer Student Welcome tab.
Who should I contact if I have any questions about the event?
You can contact email@example.com and they will answer any specific questions you might have.