Special Consideration for Undergraduate Admissions

Who should apply

A student may request Special Consideration for Admissions if they are close to the competitive admission standard, as well as demonstrate a disability-related exceptional circumstance in one or more of the following areas:

  • accommodations were not received because the student was not aware of having a disability or diagnosis did not take place until after the completion of studies
  • lack of accommodation at a previous academic institution when requested by the student despite the provision of appropriate documentation
  • student's disability was diagnosed mid-studies after which disability-related accommodations resulted in marked improvement in academic standingstudent's disability was diagnosed mid-studies after which disability-related accommodations resulted in marked improvement in academic standing
  • relapse of student's documented disability resulted in academic performance, which did not accurately reflect the student's academic ability. Duration of relapse was short-term and subsequent improvement in academic performance was evident

Deadline

Submissions should be made no later than the admission deadline. Only completed applications will be reviewed.

You will need to provide the following:

  • Medical Documentation*
  • Statement of Rationale*
  • Letter from school official (school principal or counsellor or similar) supporting the statement of rationale, if applicable

 

Personal Information

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The information provided in all documentation below must address at least one of the disability-related exceptional circumstances listed in the 'Who should apply' section.

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Privacy notification: Personal information you provide on this form is collected pursuant to section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (“FIPPA”). The information is used for the purpose of processing your request. Questions about the collection of this information may be referred to Jason Kwok, Associate Director of Student Systems and Records Management, at jason.kwok@ubc.ca.