The past year and a half have brought about challenges for all of us. Although things look different from previous years, our commitment remains the same – to empower you to explore, to innovate, and to challenge existing ideas and create new ones.

The health and safety of our campus community is always our top priority. Our team is committed to student health, wellbeing, and success and ensuring that all students, postdocs, and staff are supported during this pandemic.

As we continue to navigate the pandemic and a return to on-campus activities this fall, we recognize that you may have questions and concerns. The information below was created to help address your questions. If you have additional questions or concerns please contact us at

You are also encouraged to visit for the latest updates regarding COVID-19 and UBC’s response. For UBC Okanagan-specific updates, visit

COGS OFFICE: College of Graduate Studies staff are working remotely at this time, following UBC guidelines for physical distancing measures. You can contact us at