Student Safety

UBC endeavors to create a safe and welcoming student experience. This includes design and implementation of Safety, Security and Wellness programs aimed at proactively controlling risks and providing resources to best serve the needs of those working and studying at UBC.

Although this website does not provide and exhaustive list of student safety considerations, it is intended to support student safety by providing information relating to many of the services and supports that are available and the programs that are in place.

The following are some related resources that are available to undergraduate students at the UBC Okanagan campus:

Campus Security

  • First Aid Services
  • Safer Walk
  • Campus Patrol
  • Incident Intervention & Control
  • UBC Safe Safety App
  • Emergency Telephones
  • Access Control

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Risk Assessment and Control
  • Lab Safety & Haz Waste Management
  • General & Technical Safety Training
  • Emergency Management
  • General Safety Q&A

Student Health & Wellness

  • Emergency & Crisis Response & Support
  • Health Clinic
  • Counselling & Mental Health
  • Health Insurance for International Students

Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office (SVPRO)

A confidential place for those who have been impacted by any form of sexual or gender-based violence, harassment, or harm, regardless of where or when it took place.

Office of the Ombudsperson for Students

Independent, confidential and impartial support and advice for students.


  • Health& Dental Insurance
  • Pantry student food bank
  • Student legal aid
  • Student Advocacy