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The UBC Calendar

The UBC Calendar is our official rulebook. Refer to it for comprehensive information about all of the programs, courses, services, and academic policies of the University. Much of the information is also presented here on the myBCom website. We’ve made every effort to ensure its completeness and accuracy; however, in any instance where this website does not agree with the information in the UBC Calendar, the regulations and policies in the Calendar will prevail. The UBC Sauder School of Business and the University reserve the right to change academic policies at their discretion. Such changes may be implemented without prior notice and may be applied to currently enrolled students.

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Knowing about the policies and regulations that apply to you as a UBC student will help you to better plan your studies and make smart decisions toward achieving academic success.

It's up to you to:

Academic concession

If you are experiencing unanticipated events or circumstances that are affecting your ability to complete your academic responsibilities you may be eligible for academic concession.

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Academic integrity

Academic integrity is honest and responsible scholarship. As a university student, you are expected to submit original work and give credit to other peoples' ideas.

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As a UBC student, you are expected to regularly attend all of your classes, including associated lectures, labs, tutorials, seminars, and any other course-related activities.

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As a UBC student you’ll sometimes feel inundated with information. The University’s central and program offices, instructors, and student organizations all have a need to communicate important information to students about programs, campus life, resources and enrichment opportunities. Monitor your email regularly and follow campus social media channels to stay informed.

Student usage of the University's logo and marks

In order to use the University of British Columbias trademarks and official marks, including the UBC Sauder logo, you must have written permission from UBC. Please refer to UBC Brand Identity Rules to learn more and find out how to submit a request.

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