Applying for Arts One is easy!

1. Apply to UBC

Admission to the Faculty of Arts or Science at UBC (Vancouver Campus only) is a prerequisite for admission into Arts One. UBC’s application deadline is January 15th.

2. Prepare Your Documentation

Application to Arts One requires you to submit a current transcript and a writing sample. For more details on our admission requirements, click here.

3. Apply for Arts One through Reserve Your Spot

Arts One applications open on January 17th. Any applications submitted after first-year registration (June 23-26) begins will be put on the Arts One waitlist. Reserve your spot now!

4. Wait for Confirmation

Arts One acceptance confirmations will be sent out in May and June.

5. Create Your Timetable

6. Register for Arts One

Registration for first year students occurs towards the end of June. You can learn more about registering for Arts One classes here.

7. Welcome to Arts One!


If you have questions about the Arts One application process, please feel free to contact the Arts One office at

Updated: Jan. 20, 2022