Contact & Resources

Contact the MD Admissions team and review a collection of useful links to help you with additional information you might need during the admission process.

Mailing Address

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are temporarily changing our mailing address.

Please send all mail and courier packages to the address listed below. We will update the address when normal administrative activities resume.


Faculty of Medicine, MD Admissions
University of British Columbia
c/o  Campus Mail Office
2329 West Mall
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm PDT. Closed statutory holidays and weekends.

Phone

Our phone inquiries line is open Monday to Friday, 1:00pm – 4:00pm PT. The phone line is closed statutory holidays and weekends. Our phone number is 604-822 9911.

Current Applicants

Send us a message through the Online Application System (OAS).

Prospective Applicants

Send an email to admissions.md@ubc.ca. This email address is reserved for prospective applicant inquiries.

Please note:

  1. All mail must be sent to this address. We are not responsible for mail addressed to our physical location or other Faculty of Medicine offices.
  2. The Admissions Office is not located at this address. Drop-in inquiries about the admissions process cannot be answered here. Please review our upcoming Information Sessions schedule or Frequently Asked Questions.
  3. Note that any unauthorized use of a recording device during telephone calls is prohibited. Handwritten notes may be taken for your own personal reference.

E-transcripts

If your institution issues official electronic transcripts, we accept e-transcripts sent in the following manner:

  1. Sent directly by your Registrar’s office to admissions.md@ubc.ca
  2. Sent through a transcript ordering service (e.g. Parchment). On Parchment, we are listed as “The University of British Columbia – MD Undergraduate Admissions”.

E-transcripts forwarded by applicants are not accepted.

International Students and Physicians

  • We regret that we are unable to admit international students. Our mission is to train the next generations of medical doctors who will serve the population of British Columbia.
  • If you are an international medical graduate, please visit the International Medical Graduate Office website for more information.
  • MD Admissions cannot provide information or advice for physicians hoping to immigrate to and/or practice in Canada.

Resources and Useful Links

Awards and Financial Aid

1874 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Tel: (604) 822-5111
www.students.ubc.ca/finance

Centre for Accessibility

1874 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Tel: (604) 822-5844
https://students.ubc.ca/about-student-services/centre-for-accessibility

Student Recruitment

1874 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Tel: (604) 822-4319
www.students.ubc.ca/

First Nations House of Learning

1985 West Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
Tel: (604) 822-8944
http://aboriginal.ubc.ca/

Student Housing

1874 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Tel: (604) 822-2811
www.housing.ubc.ca

Island Medical Program

University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2
Tel: (250) 721-6880
http://web.uvic.ca/imp/

Northern Medical Program

University of Northern British Columbia
3333 University Way
Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9
Tel: (250) 960-5989
www.unbc.ca/nmp

Southern Medical Program

The University of British Columbia Okanagan
Health Sciences Centre
3333 University Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7
Tel: (250) 807-9651
http://smp.med.ubc.ca/

College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia

300-669 Howe Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 0B4
Tel: (604) 733-7758
www.cpsbc.ca

MCAT Program Office

Association of American Medical Colleges
Medical College Admission Test
2450 N St., NW
Washington, DC 20037
Tel: (202) 828-0690
https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/mcat/

BC Loan Forgiveness Program

StudentAid BC
Ministry of Advanced Education
PO Box 9173
Stn Prov Govt
Victoria BC V8W 9H7
Tel: (800) 561-1818

https://studentaidbc.ca/repay/repayment-help/bc-loan-forgiveness-program#What_is_available