Family Day 2021 Closure

The Okanagan School of Education will be closed for Family Day on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, and will re-open on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021.

Bachelor of Education Prospective Students

We are reviewing your applications and you will be notified of an admission decision any time between March and May. You can check the status of your application through the Student Service Centre.

Welcome packages will be sent by the end of May.

Prospective Graduate Students

Questions about the admission process? We look forward to speaking with you when we return, until then, we recommend visiting our Master’s Degree page.

Summer Institute in Education

We will be posting our Summer Institute in Education courses by March 1.


We hope you take the long weekend to rest. The following mental health supports are available to UBC Okanagan students:

UBC Student Assistance Program

Offered by Aspiria, the UBC Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a free, 24/7 wellness resource for students offered in dozens of languages. Services include personal counselling, life coaching, group programs and more, based on your needs. How to access the Student Assistance Program.

Covid-19 mental health supports

Here to Help BC has compiled a list of free and low-cost Mental Health supports.

Crisis lines

Kelowna crisis line is available 24/7: 1 888 353 2273.
Suicide crisis line: 1 800 784 2433
Vets4warriors: 1 855 838 8255

The UBCOSUO extended benefits include coverage for personal counselling. Many students may also have counselling coverage under their parents’ extended health benefits as well. If you wish to access a personal counsellor in the Central Okanagan, try this link: BCACC counsellors

Third Space Life Charity: Student Care Program

Third Space offers supportive counselling in conjunction with the UBCSUO. Learn more about this at

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