Dates and Deadlines
- Term and exam dates
- Full academic year, Imagine Day, first day of classes, course withdrawals, test blackout period
UBC Science Course Management Guidelines
The information below can make your life as a course instructor both easier and more productive and may also improve your students’ performance and sense of wellbeing.
UBC Science promotes and maintains the highest possible standards of academic honesty on the part of its students. Instructors are an integral part of this process and must deal proactively with issues of academic conduct.
- Basic exam guidelines for students - useful for instructors to refer to students
- Deferred Standing - guide for instructors teaching science courses | PDF
UBC Science teaching resources
Skylight: The UBC Science Centre for Learning and Teaching
A research-focused unit engaged in the scholarship of teaching and learning in the Faculty of Science at UBC. Our research perspective is reflective, practice-based, project and community-building oriented.
Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative
Achieving the most effective, evidence-based science education. CWSEI is a five-year, $12M project at UBC designed to dramatically improve undergraduate science education.
Flexible Learning at UBC
Flexible (sometimes referred to as blended) learning is an approach that combines the expertise of the instructor, the nature and requirements of the discipline, and the way the material is taught, with appropriate technology in order to improve student learning outcomes.
General UBC Teaching Resources
- UBC Copyright
- Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
- Faculty Service Center
- Course Schedule
- Learning Spaces
- Exam Schedule
- Copyright at UBC
- UBC Professional Coaching Services
Student Health and Wellbeing
Supporting student learning and success is a priority for UBC. Early Alert helps faculty, staff and TA's provide better support for students who are facing difficulties that put their academic success at risk.
Resources and supports
From academics to health, our advisors, doctors, and nurses are here to support you.
Assisting Students in Distress
You may be the first person to see signs that a student is in distress. Use this resource to familiarize yourself with common signs of distress, from mild to severe, and the steps you can take to offer assistance.
Sexual Violence Prevention and Response
In your role, a student, staff, or faculty member may share information with you about an incident of sexual violence.