UBC requires COVID-19 rapid testing for all students, faculty and staff, with exemptions provided for those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Find out more about the required COVID-19 Rapid Testing Program.

Finding housing

Depending on where you're coming from, you may find the Vancouver or Kelowna housing markets a big change. We can help.

Help from our relocation team

We can link you to faculty/staff rental programs, faculty loan programs, off-campus neighbourhood information, realtors and more. We can also talk to you about relative commute times from different parts of Vancouver or the Kelowna area, and help you make sense of which neighbourhoods and amenities might work best for you and your family.


Faculty Home Ownership Program

UBC's Faculty Home Ownership Plan provides loan options to help make home ownership more affordable for approved full-time faculty.

Housing action plan

UBC's Housing Action Plan aims to ensure that 30% of housing on the UBC campus is rental.

Rental housing

Rental housing options, including short-term stays and on-campus rentals at UBC Vancouver.

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