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Are you new to UBC? Let us be amongst the first to welcome you to UBC's Okanagan campus!

At UBC's Okanagan campus, all new-to-UBC undergraduate students (including transfer and mature students) have the option to be paired with an upper-year student in the same academic program.

What can a Peer Mentor offer you?
  • We can help answer your questions over the summer and throughout the academic year (we will be in touch by email)
  • We will guide your campus tour duringĀ Create Orientation day, and introduce you to other students in your faculty
  • We will send you a weekly email to let you know about upcoming events and opportunities for involvement on campus
  • We plan social and academic events for you and all other students to enjoy!
  • We are excited to share with you our student experience so you can benefit from our advise, insights and lessons learned
  • We are UBC Okanagan campus experts! We will refer you to the right resource/department whenever you face a challenge, need help, or wonder about more opportunities for growth
Who are the Peer Mentors?
  • Peer Mentors are trained, upper-year student volunteers in your program/faculty who are excited to help you in your journey at UBC Okanagan
  • Learn more about the volunteers who are a part of this fantastic program!
Privacy Notification: Your personal information is collected under the authority of section 26(e) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). This information will be used for the purpose of planning and facilitating the Peer Mentor Program. Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to