How to Apply & Register

New UBC Students

Apply for admission through the Teacher Education Office, UBC Vancouver.

Unclassified Students

For students who wish to enrol in studies not intended to lead to a particular degree or diploma (such as a single course, a summer institute, or a 15-credit certificate program). Students with degrees who wish to register in Education courses are admitted to the Faculty of Education as Unclassified, 5th year students, and typically already have a recognized degree.

  • Fill out the application form.
  • Students wishing to be admitted as Unclassified Students, and who have never attended UBC, must submit an official transcript showcasing the completion of a degree. It must be mailed to the TEO office in the original sealed envelope from the institution. UBC students do no need to submit a transcript.
  • See more information on visiting and unclassified students
  • See more information on non-degree studies

Teacher Education Office
Faculty of Education
The University of British Columbia
2125 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6T 1Z4

UBC-Okanagan Students

Cross campus registration is intended for UBC Okanagan undergraduate students interested in taking some courses at the Vancouver campus (it is not for those looking to switch or transfer to a program at the Vancouver campus).

See full details on UBC-O to UBC-V Cross-Campus Registration.

UBC-Vancouver Students

  • Fill out the Cross-Campus Registration Request From.
  • Current UBC Vancouver students who wish to take courses at the Okanagan campus must get approval from their program advisor. Faculty of Education students should submit the form to Bette Shippam at the Teacher Education Office for approval.
See full details on UBC-V to UBC-O Cross-Campus Registration.


-You can only register for a course after paying your registration deposit
-Prior to registering, check the restrictions of the course to ensure you are eligible to register
-Check if your desired course has a waitlist, but note that not all courses have waitlists
-Due to high demand in many of our courses, you are not guaranteed admission to your desired course

For applicants with a degree from countries where English is not the primary language – applicants must meet the UBC English Language Admission Standard (ELAS) requirements for demonstrating a minimum level of English language competency.

Once your application is accepted, you will receive a letter from the Teacher Education Office confirming your admission or re-admission, including your UBC student number and instructions on how to access information about your program through the Student Service Centre (SSC).