Information for future students

Our Student Recruitment team is here to help you – contact us at or call 250-960-6306. Prospective students, parents/guardians, and counsellors are able to request telephone and Zoom virtual meeting appointments.

2021/22 Admissions

Admissions are pro​ceeding as normal.

Is the UNBC admissions process proceeding as normal?

Yes, students can still communicate with Admissions as they did previously, although in-person service has been halted. All communication will be over email or phone.

Will there be any delays in my application?

As our admission teams have transitioned to working remotely, there may be slight delays. However, for the most part, the processing of applications will be minimally affected.

Is UNBC still accepting applications for September 2021?

Yes! To see the programs for which we are still accepting applications check out our application deadline page

When can I expect a decision on my application?

The speed of application processing depends on the program and the complexity of the application. For a complete application to our general undergraduate programs (Bachelors of Arts, Commerce, Science, and Planning), you can expect a decision within 2-5 days.

*As always, applicants should be intentional about submitting all required documents and in filling out the application completely and accurately to ensure a quick admissions process. This includes entering interim/ in-progress grades.


Phone: 250-960-6306

Awards and Financial Aid

Scholarship and award offers are proceeding. 

Have award offer timelines been affected?

Some award competitions have been slightly delayed. Read more on the Awards and Financial Aid website.

How will I know if I received an award?

You may check the status of your award applications by logging into your myUNBC / Awards and Financial Aid / Award Application portal. If an award has been emailed to you, it will state 'offer sent'. To accept your award you will need to submit the Notification of Award Acceptance slip, along with a donor thank you letter if one is specified, by scanning or emailing a PDF or MS Word document or a picture attachment to

When can students expect notice?

Award recipients (entrance, in-course, graduate, and general) will be notified by email beginning in mid-June and continuing throughout the summer months.

Will there be an unclaimed awards competition in the fall?

Yes! We will provide more information on unclaimed awards in the fall.


2021/22 Course registration

Check here for updates on Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 schedules and registration dates.

How can I receive help with my registration?

The best way to get in contact with us is by emailing or calling 250-960-6306 to request a phone or virtual appointment with a Student Recruitment Officer. We may be able to answer your questions via email. Please include your UNBC Student Number on all correspondence.

Check your email inbox often for more information about course registration information sessions.

If you are a transfer student and require assistance with registration, please email or call 250-960-6306.


Is the Housing application open?

Yes! Housing Applications are open. You can submit an application by visiting the UNBC Housing website and clicking on “Apply for Housing”. 

Has anything been affected by COVID-19 on Housing application timelines?

At this time there are no changes to Housing application timelines and everything is operating as normal. However, please keep in mind that the situation is changing rapidly and we may need to adjust our approach moving forward.


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