Welcome to the Biology Program

UBC's Biology Program is the undergraduate teaching program of the Departments of Botany and Zoology. Options include one Major, two Combined Majors, eight Honours, and three Combined Honours options.

We hope and expect that during your time as an undergraduate you will acquire an appreciation for the living world and a set of essential skills and attitudes that form the basis for further education and serve you well in the future.

Contact Information:

Biology Program Office 
1103-6270 University Blvd
Biological Sciences Building, UBC
Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z4
Phone: 604-822-4260

Sunita Chowrira, Associate Head of Biology

Tammy Tromba, Senior Biology Program Asst 

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Important Notices:

    • Biology Online Zoom Advising Hours & In-Person Advising: Connect with a Biology Advisor via a smartphone using the ZOOM app or via a tablet/computer on a web browser.  For in-person advising come by the biology office room 1103 during work hours.

      - Dr. Sunita Chowrira, Mon & Fri 12 to 1 pm   https://ubc.zoom.us/j/66856086368, Password: 504978

      - Tammy Tromba, Wed & Thurs 10 am to 12 pm  https://ubc.zoom.us/j/93161621961, Password: 1103                                        

  • For Biology Course Registration Information please click here!

  • Applications for Third-Year Admission: Applications for 3rd-year admissions are now closed until May 2024!  The results of the August application period have been communicated.  If you have any issues with your application please email tammy.tromba@ubc.ca.

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

UBC Biology Program
1103-6270 University Blvd,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada