Last update: July 14, 2021

[IMPORTANT NOTICE:] Please be advised that UBC General Teaching Spaces will be unavailable for event booking until September 6, 2021 in order to prepare the classrooms for Term 1 teaching. Faculty/department orientation bookings will be considered for the week of August 30th, but there is no guarantee of the requested room. Please contact Enrolment Room Bookings should you have any questions. [July 9, 2021]

Scheduling Services in Enrolment Services administers the booking of general teaching space at UBC Vancouver campus. General teaching space belongs to the University as a whole and will be allocated in a transparent manner to primarily support credit courses.

There are approximately 350 classrooms that have been designated as general teaching space at the Vancouver campus. These general teaching spaces are listed here and excludes restricted teaching space, labs, meeting rooms and studio space.

On this page:

Booking release dates

In order to allow time to book credit courses and/or exams in general teaching space, all other booking requests can only be made on and after the release date for the corresponding room booking period.


Booking Period

Release Date

Term 1 - Summer Session 2021

Apr 28 - June 20, 2021


June 2021 Exams

June 21 - 25, 2021


Term 2 - Summer Session 2021

June 26 - Aug 15, 2021


August 2021 Exams

Aug 16 - 20, 2021


End of Summer 2021

Aug 21 - Sept 6, 2021


* N/A - due to Covid-19, UBC General Teaching Spaces is unavailable for event booking until September 6, 2021



Booking Period

Release Date

Term 1 - Winter Session 2021/2022

Sept 7 - Dec 10, 2021

Aug 4**

December 2021 Exams

Dec 11 - Dec 22, 2021


Christmas Period 2021/2022

Dec 23 - 24, 2021


Term 2 - Winter Session 2021/2022

Jan 3 - Apr 11, 2022


* TBD - these release dates are subject to change based on UBC Directive on Events. These dates will be updated as soon as there is a directive for the respective booking period.

**Collection week – booking requests for winter and/or summer sessions will be collected for a one-week period (i.e. Monday - Sunday) for each respective session.

For example, August 4 – 10, 2021 is the collection week. Anything submitted on August 11 onwards will be first come first serve.

Booking general teaching space

Booking procedures vary by affiliation with UBC:

UBC staff/ faculty

UBC Students

Non-UBC Individual/ groups

Booking Priorities for General Teaching Space:

As of January 1, 2019, new booking priorities for general teaching spaces had been implemented. 

The new booking guidelines and priorities list can be found here.