Digital Access

Visitors to the campus who are not guests of UBC faculty or staff can use our visitor network for light web browsing at no charge.

  • The ‘ubcvisitor’ network allows visitors to connect to the internet for light web browsing.
  • The system is built using the wireless Ethernet standard Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 802.11a/n and in some areas, ac.

Who Can Use This?
The wireless service is for all visitors to campus. No login is required.
UBC students, faculty, and staff should use the ubcsecure wireless network.
Visitors from other educational institutions which support eduroam, should use the eduroam service.

Getting started
Select the “ubcvisitor“ wireless network on your wireless device.
open up a web browser, and you will be directed to the login page.

Apps you will need

Google Maps
Google Maps makes navigating your world faster and easier. Find the best places in town and the information you need to get there.
Transit App
Transit is your real-time urban travel companion. Navigate your city’s public transit system with accurate real-time predictions, simple trip planning, step-by-step navigation, service disruption notifications, and departure and stop reminders… all presented in a clear, bold interface.
UBC Official Mobile App
UBC’s new mobile app will help turn new students into seasoned campus pros. The app comes loaded with essentials: tours, courses, student tools, map, events, safety, dining, transit, news, directory, athletics, alumni, video, bookstore, admissions content for the undergrad and graduate students.