US teachers are welcome to attend the program and should use the appropriate application form.
This form is also available as a PDF document.
Unless you are able to send UBC a cheque in Canadian dollars drawn from a Canadian Bank, you should pay the application fee with a credit card.
Please ensure that your insurance policy covers you during your time in Canada. Consider purchasing supplemental or other insurance if your own policy does not provide this coverage. For more information go to: Medical information for travelling abroad.
Please note that some premium credit cards include insurance coverage when you book your flight with them. You may want to upgrade your card before you book your flight. The added cost is usually minimal.
If you need medication on a regular basis, you should bring enough to cover you for the time you are away.
You do not need a student visa to attend the program.
Visas are not required for U.S. citizens entering Canada from the U.S. You will, however, need:
(1) proof of your U.S. citizenship such as your U.S. passport (For information on obtaining a U.S. passport, check with one of the regional passport agencies located throughout the U.S.) or certified copy of your birth certificate issued by the city, county or state in the U.S. where you were born. If you are a naturalized U.S. citizen and do not have a passport, you should travel with your naturalization certificate. A driver’s license or Social Security card is NOT valid proof of citizenship.
(2) photo identification, such as a current, valid driver’s license.
For more information go to: Tips for Travellers to Canada
There is a wealth of information about Canada, Quebec and Quebec City on the Web. Below are a few excellent sites: