Residence fees and meal plan fees are set for each year, beginning September 1 through August 31. All fees are due by the first business day of every month, and are in Canadian Dollars (CAD).

You have the option to pre-pay all of your fees for the term or for the entirety of the contract year.

Residence Fees

Residence Fees* and Payment Schedule

Fees apply to UBC students or post-doctoral fellows and include include electricity, heat, hot water, basic cablevision and ResNet (internet) services. 

The fees in the table below refer to the 2016-2017 academic year.

Unit Type
Year Round
Deposit Due
Final Payment
  September-August On acceptance First of each month July 1, 2017
Single Room $8,484.96 $900.00 $722.62 $358.76
Studio $11,274.96 $1,150.00 $960.23 $522.66
Large studio $14,110.05 $1,150.00 $1,201.68 $943.25

*All residence fees are subject to approval by UBC's Board of Governors.

For more information, please see the 2016-2017 Green College Residence Contract.

How to pay residence fees:

Meal Plan Fees

September 2016-August 2017

Occupant Type
Monthly Meal Plan Fee (per person)
Student* (GST exempt) $458.00
Non-Student $480.90

* If partner is a student, documentation must be provided to the Green College Administration Office in order to be tax-exempt on the meal plan.

Note that there is an annual two-week shutdown in late December where no meals are served. The meal plan fee is partially reduced that month.

** Note that your monthly plan fees are derived from fixed and variable costs. The fixed costs (50% of the fee) are considered the minimum membership fee all members pay to support the operation of the Green College Dining Society.

How to pay meal plan fees:

  • Meal plan fees are paid directly to the Green College Dining Society online using Telpay or by dropping cheque/money order payment off in the drop-box in the Great Hall.
  • GCDS meal plan fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, and are subject to change by the Green College Dining Society.