Accessibility Services

COVID-related information

In response to COVID-19, we are working remotely and connecting by email/Zoom/phone. If you are a new student and/or not already 'registered' with Accessibility Services, please go to Steps to Connecting. If you are already connected to our office, please email/call AccessibilityServices@viu.ca  (250-740-6446) for an appointment. Thank you! 

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Accessibility Services provides information, support services and reasonable accommodation to students with documented permanent disabilities including:

  • mental health conditions
  • ADHD
  • learning disabilities
  • chronic health issues
  • hearing\ visual impairments
  • physical disabilities
  • temporary impairments due to accidents or injuries

All students with disabilities are encouraged to register with our office.

For students who rely on elevators for access, opt-in to receive Elevator Outage notifications.

Students, if someone in the VIU community is going above and beyond to improve access for students with disabilities, please consider nominating them for the VIU's Access and Inclusion award.

Returning Students Only

Request for Updated Accommodation Letters

New Students (not yet registered with Accessibility Services)

Students Already Registered With Accessibility Services