VIU Cowichan Campus Entrance

Campus Hours

*Please see campus closures below.

NOTE: Students require a valid VIU ID card for access during the bolded (card access) hours below.

Need your VIU ID card? Submit your request online: https://library.viu.ca/viucard

West entrance door (near campus store)

  • Monday -Thursday: 7 am - 7 pm (card access 7 pm - 9 pm)
  • Friday: 7 am - 5 pm (card access 5 pm - 7 pm)
  • Saturday: 8 am - 5 pm (card access 5 pm – 7 pm)
  • Sunday: 10 am - 3 pm (no card access required; door will be unlocked) (through December 18, 2022 & January 8 - April 23, 2023)
  • Statutory holidays: Closed 

South entrance doors (near Welcome Centre and room 135/theatre)

  • Monday -Thursday: 7 am - 5 pm (card access 5 pm – 9 pm)
  • Friday: 7 am - 5 pm (card access 5 pm – 7 pm)
  • Saturday: locked all day (card access 8 am – 7 pm)
  • Sunday: locked all day (card access 10 am - 3 pm) (through December 18, 2022 & January 8 - April 23, 2023)
  • Statutory holidays: Closed 

For further information call 250.746.3500 or email CowichanInfo@viu.ca

Department Hours

Days

Hours

Welcome Centre

Monday to Friday

8 am to 4 pm 

250.746.3500 or welcome.centre@viu.ca

Registration, Admissions & Records

Monday to Friday

8:30 am to 3:30 pm

250.746.3512 or registration.cowichan@viu.ca 

Credit Programs - Faculty Support

Monday to Thursday

250.746.3525

Professional Development & Training

Monday to Friday

8 am to 3:30 pm
250.746.3575  or pdtcowichan@viu.ca

Campus Store

Monday to Friday

250.746.3516 or campus-store@viu.ca

Education Counselling and Advising

Monday to Friday

8:30 am to 3:30 pm
250.746.3509 or advising.cowichan@viu.ca

Library

Library hours and contact information

Cowichan Campus Closures

  • Christmas Break, December 23, 2022 - January 2, 2023
  • Family Day, Monday, February 20, 2023
  • Good Friday, Friday, April 7, 2023
  • Easter Monday, Monday, April 10, 2023
  • Victoria Day, Monday, May 22, 2023
  • Canada Day, Observed Monday, July 3, 2023
  • BC Day, Monday, August 7, 2023
  • Labour Day, Monday, September 4, 2023
  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, observed Monday, October 2, 2023
  • Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 9, 2023
  • Remembrance Day, observed Monday, November 13, 2023