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Mountain Subsidy Program

This winter, the GSS is encouraging UBC graduate students to get out there and enjoy our city’s wonderful local slopes (safely, of course!) through the Mountain Subsidy Program.

From February 1 – March 5, 2022, enjoy a 50% subsidy on any day pass to one of these locations:

  1. Cypress Mountain Resort
  2. Grouse Mountain
  3. Mount Seymour Skiing Resort

What are you waiting for? Head out, enjoy the snow and fresh air on the slopes (in a pandemic-friendly manner), and share your visit with the grad community on social media using the hashtag #GSSGoesOutside.

The Details

  • Eligibility: UBC-Vancouver Graduate Students ONLY
  • Fifty percent (50%) subsidy for the price of one (1) day pass (not valid for multi-day, season passes, or any add-ons such as rentals)
  • One (1) subsidy request per student (No multiple mountain visits)
  • Program runs for any visit between February 1 – March 5, 2022, i.e. day pass must be valid for this period
  • Mountain visits made within the qualifying time period, even before the announcement of this program, are eligible for subsidy
  • Qualifying locations include:
    • Cypress: Valid for a Full Day pass ($76-85 value)
    • Grouse: Valid for a Day or Night Ski/Board ticket ($75-79 value)
    • Seymour: Valid for a Lift Ticket (Max. $79 value)
  • Submissions of subsidy requests must be made by March 31, 2022, 12:00 PM PST

How to Claim Your Discount

Fill out the Submission Form by March 31, 2022, 12:00 PM with the following information:

  1. A copy of your UBC Student Card (front and back)
  2. A copy of your ticket (must show the same name as your UBC Student Card)
  3. A copy of your itemized receipt (must show the same name as your UBC Student Card)
  4. An email address to receive subsidy via e-transfer

Your subsidy will be sent via e-transfer to the email provided after the submission deadline.


For feedback or suggestions on additional outdoor locations to be included in the program, please email

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