Family and Parents Welcome

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, UNBC making changes to its new student program. The Student Life Department is working hard to ensure that students and their families are well supported in the transition and feel welcomed to our university despite the current situation. UNBC is in close consultation with our local health authorities, and we will publish updates here as they become available (regarding time, date, etc.).
 
Whether online, or in-person, UNBC is excited to welcome new students and their loved ones to our community and show you all the ropes of university life. We hope to meet you all soon

About UNBC

Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small universities. The University features a main campus in Prince George, with regional facilities around northern BC including campuses in Quesnel, Terrace and Fort St. John.

UNBC Campus

Encourage your student to explore the programs we offer and come for a visit if you can.


Applying to UNBC​

We’re excited your student has decided to attend UNBC!

Encourage your student to apply for student scholarships or bursaries and watch for upcoming deadlines.


Student Arrival

Welcome to campus! Whether your student is commuting to UNBC from home or moving to campus housing, starting university is a big step in their life.

Group of UNBC students

You can help your student adjust to their new surroundings by keeping yourself in the loop as well.


Attending UNBC

Your student has made it to UNBC and is starting to attend classes and hopefully get involved in some of the many on-campus opportunities such as student clubs, events and more.​

UNBC students in the classroom

Whether your student needs support in or out of the classroom, UNBC has services to help them succeed. All they have to do is ask!

Looking for a way to show your student that they are on your mind? Get Chartwells or the UNBC Bookstore to create a care package for them!


Graduation

UNBC Graduands

Do you have a family member who is graduating this year? Here is some important information, just in case your grad forgets to fill you in.

Convocation Checklist

  1. Check the Convocation website for all relevant materials.
  2. Start following our social media channels for event updates and connect with grads on Convocation day
  3. Check out the UNBC Bookstore to purchase graduation merchandise such as frames, flowers, and alumni swag
  4. Confirm details with your graduand and mark your calendars!

Please Note: The Convocation Office and Office of the Registrar cannot not give out personal information about your graduand’s status or ceremony details that are not publically available. In order to receive specific information you may need to speak to your graduand directly.

Graduand: someone who is eligible to graduate, but has not yet graduated. Once a degree has been conferred (awarded) then an individual becomes a graduate.


Staying Connected

After your student completes their degree, they become one of our UNBC Alumni. We look forward to staying connected with them and celebrating their future successes.