2018/2019 Orientation Guide


Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Welcome to the first day of your UBC Bachelor of Education program. Orientation is an important starting point in the Teacher Education Program, and attendance at all orientation events is mandatory.

  1. Program/Cohort Orientation
  2. Practicum Orientation
  3. Welcome Orientation at the Chan Centre

  • On September 4, courses scheduled to start at 4:00pm or later are not cancelled. Teacher candidates are expected to attend.
  • September 5 is the last day for payment of Term 1 tuition.
  • If you are new to UBC, please obtain a UBC Card and U-Pass from the Bookstore.

Elementary & Middle Years Orientation Schedule

Time Location Title
8:30am – 10:00am Scarfe Room 100 Practicum Orientation (EDUC 315)
10:30am – 12:00pm See table below for room number Program/Cohort Orientation
12:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch break
2:00pm – 3:30pm Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
6265 Crescent Road, UBC | Map
Welcome Orientation

You will need to know your section number for EDUC 450A or EDUC 450B. To find your section number, access your timetable at students.ubc.ca.

Example: EDUC 450A (e.g., EDUC 450A, Section 109)



Locate your cohort to identify the time and location of your Program/Cohort Orientation.

Cohort Course Section Program/Cohort Orientation
10:30 - 12:00pm
ABC EDUC 450A 117 Scarfe Room 1128
CITE EDUC 450A 101 Scarfe Room 1211
CITE EDUC 450A 111 Scarfe Room 1211
French EDUC 450A 105 Ponderosa Commons Room 1001
French EDUC 450A 115 Ponderosa Commons Room 1001
Indigenous Education EDUC 450A 107 Scarfe Room 210
IB-PYP EDUC 450A 102 Ponderosa Commons Room 1002
IB-PYP EDUC 450A 112 Ponderosa Commons Room 1002
KIPP EDUC 450A 108 Scarfe Room 204
KIPP EDUC 450A 118 Scarfe Room 204
Middle Years EDUC 450A 110 Ponderosa Commons Room 1003
Middle Years EDUC 450A 120 Ponderosa Commons Room 1003
SEL EDUC 450A 104 Scarfe Room 207
SEL EDUC 450A 114 Scarfe Room 207
Sustainability EDUC 450A 103 Scarfe Room 201
Sustainability EDUC 450A 113 Scarfe Room 201
TELL-3C EDUC 450A 109 Ponderosa Commons Room 2012

Secondary Orientation Schedule

Time Location Title
8:30am – 10:00am See table below for room number Program Orientation
10:30am – 12:30pm Scarfe Room 100 Practicum Orientation (EDUC 315)
12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch break
2:00pm – 3:30pm Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
6265 Crescent Road, UBC | Map
Welcome Orientation

You will need to know your section number for EDUC 450A or EDUC 450B. To find your section number, access your timetable at students.ubc.ca.

Example: EDUC 450B (e.g., EDUC 450B, Section 306 or EDUC 450B, Section S21)


Locate your cohort to identify the time and location of your Program Orientation

Secondary Cohorts Course Section Program Orientation
8:30am – 10:00am
Art EDUC 450B 307 Scarfe Room 1107
Business Education/Home Economics/Culinary Arts EDUC 450B 306 Scarfe Room 1025
English/English Language Learner Education/Modern Languages/Theatre EDUC 450B S18 Ponderosa Commons Room 2012
English/English Language Learner Education/Modern Languages/Theatre EDUC 450B S17 Ponderosa Commons Room 1003
French EDUC 450B 320 Scarfe Room 201
Physical Education EDUC 450B S14 Scarfe Room 1214
IB-DP EDUC 450B S22 Scarfe Room 207
IB-MYP EDUC 450B S23 Scarfe Room 204
Mathematics EDUC 450B 308 Scarfe Room 1211
Music EDUC 450B 309 Scarfe Room 1317
Science EDUC 450B 311 Scarfe Room 1204
Science EDUC 450B 312 Scarfe Room 1207
Social Studies EDUC 450B S19 Ponderosa Commons Room 1001
Social Studies EDUC 450B S21 Ponderosa Commons Room 1002
Technology Education/Computer Science EDUC 450B 305 Scarfe Room 1106