UBC Okanagan Resources

Crisis information – for staff, faculty and staff: http://emergency.ok.ubc.ca/resources/crisis.html


Aboriginal Programs & Services
UNC 212
Email: jeannine.kuemmerle@ubc.ca
• Facilitates the development and use of local Aboriginal resources to develop an environment for Aboriginal learners to realize their potential and to bridge the gap between cultures, enhancing the participation and success of Aboriginal students.

UBCO Disability Resource Centre
Commons Corner
Email: drc.questions@ubc.ca
• Provide confidential disability-related academic accommodations (e.g. exams, alternate format, note-taking, adaptive technology

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The Equity and Inclusion Office Okanagan
Commons Corner-UNC 227C
Email: equity.ubco@ubc.ca
• Addresses human rights issues for students, staff and faculty on campus
• Resource/information center for human rights, education and employment equity

International Programs & Services
Email: ips.ubco@ubc.ca
• Provides advising, transition services and programs for international students
• Assist with issues related to immigration, safety, health insurance, employment policies and personal/cultural transitions

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UBCSUO Pride Resource Center
UNC 132 – Behind the Students Union Offices
Email: pridecenter@gmail.com or prc@ubcsuo.ca
• Provides a positive, welcoming space for the LGBQTTI community on campus
• Aims to provide peer support and eliminate discrimination and exclusion based on sexual identity

UBC-O Student Union
Email: info@ubcsuo.ca
• Administers welfare issues relating to student life, whilst also arranging activities and events through the year
• Provide a wide range of student support and referral services, as well as a number of outlets catering to student needs
• Health and Dental Services

UBC Okanagan Campus Security
Emergency: 250-807-8111
Non-Emergency: 250-807-9236
Email: security.ubco@ubc.ca
• First aid and emergency services

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Office of the Ombudsperson for Students
Commons Corner-UNC 227B
• Independent, Impartial and confidential resource to assist students in addressing and resolving various campaigns about unfair treatment at UBC

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Faculty and Staff

UBC Faculty Association
Website: http://www.facultyassociation.ubc.ca/
Email: faculty.association@ubc.ca

UBC Okanagan: Art 353B-3333 University Way Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7
Tel: 250.807.9240

Faculty Relations
Faculty Relations provides resources for faculty, professional librarians and program directors in Continuing Studies and their administrators.
Tel: 604.827.1010
Fax: 604.822.8134
Email: ubcfrel-g-admin@mail.ubc.ca
6th Floor – TEF3, 6190 Agronomy Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
List of contacts: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/contact/

Union & Association Contacts

HR Advisors
Administrators can find the HR Advisors here

For staff/faculty who may need support work due to a medical condition or disability:

Mental Health Support 

Counselling Services
Employee and Family Assistance Program through Shepell provides personal counselling services for UBC faculty and staff.

Contact EFAP at 1-800-387-4765 (TTY 1-877-338-0275), or visit workhealthlife.com and sign up for their online services and resources using Employer name “University of British Columbia”.