Managing your Program

Establishing your Program of Study

Information about choosing courses and gaining approval for your program of study. Read more

Course Registration

Information about registering for courses, adding and dropping courses, auditing, etc. Read more

Academic Progress, Grading Practices & Low Scholarship

Information about satisfactory progress, academic assessment, deferred standing, Senate appeals etc. Read more

Conflict Resolution

Information about offices that provide support and advocacy regarding conflicts. Read more

Leave of Absence

Students who find it necessary to interrupt their graduate studies mayrequest a leave of absence. Read more

Working while Studying

Information about student service appointments, teaching a course, employment for international students and following graduation. Read more

Comprehensive Examination

Information on comprehensive examination. Read more

Advancing to Doctoral Candidacy

Advancing to candidacy is a major milestone in a doctoral student's academic career. Read more

Going to another University as a Visiting Student

Information about the Western Dean's Agreement, other exchange agreements and studying elsewhere as a UBC student. Read more

Graduate Student Insurance

There are several kinds of personal insurance available to UBC students. Read more

Graduate Student Vacation Policy

Student rights and responsibilities regarding vacation time and student assistantships. Read more

Masters - PhD Transfers

Information about the two types of transfers from Masters to PhD programs. Read more

Transferring to another Degree Program

Information about transferring to a different  program, including "fast-tracking" from master's to doctoral programs. Read more

Withdrawing from a Program

Information on formally withdrawing from your graduate program. Read more

Program Extensions

What to do if you need more time to finish your degree. Read more

Readmission & Reinstatement

Information about readmission and reinstatement. Read more

Graduate Game Plan

A step-by-step guide for your graduate degree. Read more