EDC Facilities Access

Facilities Access for Students

Access to ECE building, is controlled with electronic or Card/Fob reader.

During the day, the building entries are opened. Please use the link on the left to check EDC Open Hours.

For some EDC rooms, this document describes how to obtain free access anytime.


Requesting Access

For Students from the Faculty of Applied Science , Faculty, Staff, and Visitors, access to EDC building is granted by request.

To file a request, e-mail to edc@apsc.ubc.ca with as much of the following information as you can provide:

  • Your Name: [FULL NAME]
  • Your Student or Employee Number (if applicable): [ID NUMBER]
  • Name of Supervisor or Granting Authority: [SUPERVISOR’S NAME]
  • Your Roles to Justify Access: [ROLES]
  • EDC Room Name and/or EDC Room Number to Access: [EDC ROOM NAME AND/OR ROOM NUMBER]
  • Expected Termination Date (if applicable): [YYYY-MM]

Your eligibility will be verified and you will be notified you when your request is approved.

Please note that once EDC access is granted, it will take approximately 4 hours for activation to take effect


What is an ACCESS CARD?  The access card is actually your UBC Card, that when activated, can be used as a key to access UBC buildings.

Where to pick up an ACCESS CARD?  The Access desk (in the UBC Bookstore) issues UBC cards and university keys.

If your Card is not working correctly: Please, contact ubc.card@ubc.ca detailing your concerns to get an answer as soon as possible.

For more information about ACCESS CARD, please go to this link: http://ubccard.ubc.ca/access-keys


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