Undergraduate Student Resources
Your academic and career success are our main priorities. Here, you will find everything you need to help you succeed, including information on declaring a major, academic assistance, help with writing, work experience opportunities and more. And remember, our faculty and staff are always there to help; just ask.
Undergraduate Student Forms
The following documents are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. Most online fillable forms can be saved to your computer.
Taking non-UBC Courses While in the Nursing Program
- Taking Non-UBC Courses While in the Nursing Program Policy
- Program Fee Policy
Requisite Skills and Abilities for Registered Nurses in British Columbia
Practice Requirements Prior to Commencement of Practice
- Practice Requirements Prior to Commencement of Practice Policy
Requirements During B.S.N. Program
- Practice Placement Policy
- Practice Requirements Standard (see Part 2)
- First Aid and CPR Certification Standard
- Principles in Determining Nursing Practice Placement Experiences Standard
- Nursing Practice Placement Transportation Requirements Standard
- Vehicle Ride Along & Authorization Procedure
- Out of Region Practice Placement Experience
- Out of Region Practice Placement Application
- Global Health Practice Placement Application Procedure
- Conflict of Interest Policy
- Professional Appearance Policy
- Professional Development Policy
- Program Student File Policy
- Professional Membership Policy
Academic Performance Regulations
Submission of Assignments
Nursing Practice Grading
Medication Math Examination Achievement Requirements
- Medication Dosage Calculation Assessment (MDCA) Policy
Clinical Skill Testing Requirements
Academic Professional Regulations
- Professional Conduct Policy
Suitability for the Study or Practice of Nursing
Fitness to Practice
Preparation for Practice
Scope of Practice for B.S.N. Students
Appropriate Use of Electronic Devices
Appropriate Use of Social Media
Academic Standings, Withdrawal and Regulation
Withdrawal and Failure
- Withdrawal and Failure Policy
- Readmission Following Withdrawal Policy
- Readmission Following Failure Policy
Review of Assigned Standing
ACADEMIC ADVISING AND LEARNING SUPPORT
Advisors can explain the academic requirements for university programs; discuss and explain the requirements of the programs offered; interpret academic policies and procedures; develop program plans; discuss various program options; help students improve their study skills, and refer students to appropriate departments and services for follow up. Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor on a regular basis to ensure that they are on track. Degree requirements, as per the Academic Calendar, can be found here.
Get help with planning your program, study skills, exam preparation, tutoring, career planning, and more. Academic advisors are all about helping you succeed.
A Learning Commons is a collaborative space that supports the academic endeavours of the campus community. We offer the research assistance, technologies, study spaces, and programs you need to succeed. The Learning Commons is here for the students and provides numerous opportunities to help enhance their learning experience.
UBC OKANAGAN LIBRARY—WRITING AND RESEARCH
More than just books, the library offers research guides, style guides, tutorials, and workshops on writing and researching, as well as a specific librarian for each subject.
UBC Okanagan’s Writing and Research Centre offers writing support for all undergraduate students working on any kind of writing assignment for a class. Their consultants can assist writers with various stages of the writing process: developing a draft, clarifying an argument, organizing written materials, understanding editing techniques and effective sentence structures, and building beneficial writing habits. They will listen carefully, answer questions about how to approach different types of writing assignments, and provide feedback regarding how a reader experiences the writing.
CAREERS AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Whether you’re looking to gain some work experience while you study, need to augment your finances, or are looking for a career after you’ve graduated, Career Services can help. Visit their website to get information on the Work Study employment program, Co-op program, labour market stats, resume building and interview skills, career fairs, volunteer opportunities, or to browse the UBC Okanagan job board.
UBC Okanagan offers a wide range of opportunities to learn and do research abroad through programs like Go Global, exchange and research abroad, and summer study at partner universities. If you’re looking for an opportunity to travel and learn, make sure you take advantage of these programs.
Disability Resource Centre
The Disability Resource Centre is a resource and service centre for students, faculty, and staff that ensures educational equity for those who have a disability, illness, or injury and experience barriers in an educational setting. The DRC assists students by offering programs and advocacy services to foster an accessible and welcoming campus.
EVERYTHING ELSE—STUDENT SERVICES
Didn’t find what you were looking for above? Visit the Student Services website, where all of the information about the services offered to students is housed. In addition to the services already mentioned, you will find information on everything from courses, registration and exams to tuition, scholarships, housing and wellness.