Student Affairs

COVID-19 UPDATE: VIU transitioning to alternate course delivery and assessment.

In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, Student Affairs will continue to support students in a hybrid model.

CLINIC HOLIDAY CLOSURE

July 20 - August 4, 2020

 

The VIU Medical Clinic will be closed from July 20 to August 4, 2020, inclusive, and will re-open on Tuesday, August 5, 2020.  If you are a current patient, please check your medications to confirm that you have enough to carry you over.  If not, please make an appointment prior to July 17, 2020 to ask your Nurse Practitioner for refills.  If you need to see a doctor during the holiday closure, please utilize one of the walk-in clinics listed below or if you are in severe pain or discomfort the Emergency department at NRGH.

More information on NRGH Emergency and some Nanaimo clinics can be found on VIU Health and Wellness

The Medical Clinic will be open to current patients only from August 5 – September 4  on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please contact the Clinic at 250 740 6620 to book an appointment. Details for Fall 2020 will be forthcoming.

Keeping Student Record Info Up-to-date: As correspondence between VIU employees and students is increasing, we ask all students to ensure that their email, mailing address and security passwords are up to date. For some specific services, students will need to know their security information. For example, Financial Aid will ask students to answer their security question to verify identity before conducting a phone meeting with them. To update, please log into My Student Record.

Please see some important information below for contacting Student Affairs areas: 

In Nanaimo

General inquiries please email studentaffairsadmin@viu.ca

Building 200, 900 Fifth Street
Website: Nanaimo Campus Student Affairs - Services

In Duncan

Building 700, 2011 University Way
Phone: 250-746-3509
Website: Cowichan Campus Student Affairs

During the COVID-19 situation, services are available by telephone, email, and online. The department number 250-746-3509 is monitored for messages during office hours.

We invite you email advising.cowichan@viu.ca. for an Educational Advisor/Counsellor to contact you by email, phone or Zoom meeting.  Please provide your full name, phone number, student number (if applicable), best times to reach you during our regularly scheduled work week and your preferred way for us to contact you.

Educational Advisor/Counsellors will be available Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Until further notice, we will not be offering face-to-face service at VIU.

In Powell River

Building 610, Room 118, 100-7085 Nootka Street
Phone: 604-485-2878
Website: Powell River Campus Student Affairs

VIU Student Affairs provides a wide range of services and supports to prospective and enrolled students and plays a critical role in supporting successful student engagement and learning. Historically, Student Affairs in higher education has focused on the holistic development of students through the provision of programs and services that extend learning beyond the classroom. VIU Student Affairs, through a responsive, student-focused approach accepts this responsibility and is committed to its achievement.

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