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International Student Services

Virtual Drop-In Service

We at the International Student Centre are pleased to offer virtual drop-in services to registered international students via Zoom.

When you follow the link to access virtual drop-ins during service hours, you will be placed in a waiting room until an ISC staff member is able to assist you. Please have your BCIT student ID number ready as well as any other documents that are related to your questions (study permit, co-op work permit, etc.). You may also contact us via email or telephone.

ISC Virtual Drop-In Service

Virtual drop-in hours: 12:00 - 2:00 pm Pacific Time, Monday - Thursday (excluding statutory holidays).

Go to Virtual Drop-In Service

Topics that we may be able to help with

  • Accessing BCIT & BCITSA services for students
  • Study permits & Co-op work permits
  • Academic status at BCIT (full-time versus part-time)
  • Updating your status in Canada documents
  • Medical insurance
  • Travel to Canada and quarantine planning
  • Working in Canada & post-graduation work permits
  • International Letters of Verification
  • Mental and physical wellbeing resources
  • Adjusting to life in Canada

Have other types of questions?

While we want to support students as much as possible, there are some types of questions that are best directed elsewhere, such as: