VIU Cowichan Campus Interior

Campus Services

Campus Hours

Please visit Campus Hours for current opening hours and holiday closure information.

Admissions / Registration / Records

Phone: 250.746.3512

Applications and registration for all VIU courses and programs, fees, requests for transcripts, tax forms, adding/dropping classes.

Campus Store

Phone: 1.866.965.2665
Web: VIU Campus Store

Co-Curricular Record

Web: VIU Co-Curricular Record

Download app for 24/7 support and access to VIU community, news about events and resources. Access the Co-Curricular dashboard and earn reward points and swag.

Class Cancellations / Campus Weather Closures

Computers for Student Use

The Info Commons has computers available for currently enrolled students to use during regular campus hours

Student Technology Guide

Web: Student Technology Guide

Student Tech Support

Phone: 1.888.920.2221 Ext. 6300

Free Download of MS Office 365

Web: MS Office 365

Photocopying and Printing

A photocopier and printer are available for student use in the Library on Campus. Please inquire at the Library for current copy charges.

Resources for VIULearn

Web: VIULearn

Contact Instructors

Check your course outline/syllabus for contact information.

Email your instructor when you are not going to be in class.

Emergency Phone System

The Campus is outfitted with an elevator phone that connects directly to emergency services at the push of a button. Police, fire department, first aid, or ambulance services will be dispatched immediately, as deemed appropriate by the security company. 

First Aid

In the event of a medical emergency, a qualified first aid attendant is available. For first aid on Campus, please alert a staff member or call Local 6600 from any Campus phone.

Food Services

A microwave is located on the second floor near the vending machines.

Info Commons

Computers with MS Office suite, printing and scanning, study rooms.


Phone: 250.746.3517
Web: VIU Library
Research help, borrowing books, DVDs, equipment, online resources, student photo id cards.

The Library is closed in July and August, as well as on statutory holidays; variation in hours will be posted.


Free. Ask for one at the Welcome Centre.

Lost and Found

Items are turned in to the Welcome Centre. Food and beverage containers can only be held for 24 hours all other items are kept for up to two months.

Online Learning / Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning (CIEL)

Phone: 1.888.920.2221 Ext. 6179
Web: Taking Online Course


Free parking at the Cowichan campus. Observe all posted signs, reserved spaces and tow away zones.

EV Charging Station

Stay tuned for upcoming information.


Courtesy phone for local calls is located in the stairwell, bottom floor, opposite the campus store.

Transit Information

Web: Cowichan Valley BC Transit

Post-secondary students can get reduced fare.

Welcome Centre

Phone: 250.746.3500