Virtual Orientation

Please use this section to get settled, find support and take advantage of university services. 

Pre-Arrival Checklist

Plan your health care coverage

For Canadians Citizens and Permanent Residents

Your provincial health plan may cover you while you are a student in BC. Do review your current plan to ensure continuous coverage while you're in BC. Please refer to

For International and US Students

As a student studying in Canada, you must have medical insurance for the duration of your stay. For more information, please refer to

For International Teaching Assistants

Your medical coverage may change if you are on a work term or practicum. For more information, please refer to