In light of the evolving situation around Coronavirus (COVID-19), all UBC attractions are now closed. This includes the UBC Welcome Centre, the Museum of Anthropology, UBC Botanical Garden, the Beaty Biodiversity Museum and public events at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Please consult the websites of individual attractions for details and updates.
Please check UBC.ca for official communication on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and UBC’s response.
Let us show you around!
UBC is a big place — but the knowledgeable student ambassadors at the UBC Welcome Centre can help make it a bit smaller. Register to join one of their free guided walking tours and get to know the Vancouver campus like a local.
Visiting UBC? Sign up for a free guided tour
The UBC Welcome Centre offers free and friendly guided tours for individuals and groups visiting the Vancouver campus. From mid-March to mid-November, visitor tours are offered on Wednesdays (12:00 pm to 12:50 pm) with a focus on campus south of University Boulevard, and on Saturdays (10:30 am to 12:00 pm) with a focus north of University Boulevard.
Register online or call or visit the Welcome Centre to book a spot.
For groups of 15 people or more, please contact the Welcome Centre to arrange a tour year-round.
In light of the evolving situation around Coronavirus (COVID-19), all tours are postponed.
Thinking of becoming a student at UBC? There’s a tour just for you
Are you thinking of studying at UBC? Make sure you sign up for the right tour.
UBC offers a unique campus walkabout exclusively intended for prospective undergraduate students and their families, as well as for guidance counsellors. View the tour calendar and then register online.
Campus Highlights Self-Guided Tour
This self-guided walking tour will orient you to campus and help you get a feel for UBC life. Stop by iconic spots, beloved student hangouts and some of Vancouver’s best attractions.
UBC’s Welcome Centre’s knowledgeable staff can answer your trip-related questions, provide maps and directions, offer helpful tips and free guided tours, and let you know what events are happening during your visit to UBC.