VIU Cowichan Campus Entrance

Campus Hours

Summer 2021

Please note the services provided by Cowichan campus departments below.

Open to the public:

  • Monday to Friday: 9 am to 2 pm using the West entrance only.
  • Saturday, Sunday and statutory holidays: Closed

*Subject to change.

Students: Use your VIU ID card to enter Cowichan campus by scanning the card reader.

  • Monday to Thursday: 7 am to 9 pm
  • Friday: 7 am to 7 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Sunday and all statutory holidays: Closed

Don’t have a VIU ID card? Get your VIU ID Card online.

For further information call 250.746.3500 or email

For course and program information call Student Affairs at 250.746.3509

Department Hours



Welcome Centre

Monday to Friday

8 am to 4 pm 

Providing services in-person, by phone or email.

250.746.3500 or


Monday to Friday

8:30 am to 3 pm
*Currently providing services by phone and email only.
250.746.3512 or

Credit Programs

Monday to Thursday

8 am to 4 pm
*Please contact the Welcome Centre.
250.746.3500 or 

Professional Development and Training

Monday - Friday

8 am to 3:30 pm
*Currently providing services by phone and email only.
250.746.3575  or

Campus Store 

Monday to Friday

Reopening August 2021

Education Counselling and Advising

Monday to Friday

8:30 am to 3:30 pm
*Currently providing services by phone and email only.
250.746.3509 or


Library hours and contact information

Campus Closures

The Cowichan Campus will be closed:

  • BC Day, Monday, August 2, 2021
  • Labour Day, Monday, September 6, 2021
  • Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 11, 2021
  • Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021