Welcome Centre

A UVic staff member helping visitors at the front desk of the Welcome Centre.
Welcome Centre staff are here to help.

Whether you're a new student, a visitor to campus, or an alumnus, the Welcome Centre is your first point of contact in navigating the University of Victoria. It's also a great place for current members of our campus community to meet with friends, study in small groups or relax and unwind.

Located on the first floor of the University Centre, the Welcome Centre is open during the following times:

  • Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Drop by the Welcome Centre if you need help finding your way around our campus, have a question about UVic, or are simply looking for a friendly face!

General inquiries

For general inquiries about UVic, contact the Welcome Centre:

Admission inquiries

To book an appointment with a recruiter, contact UVic student recruitment:

Tours and visits

The Welcome Centre offers campus tours led by current UVic students, and coordinates group visits for schools and special guests of the university.

If you don't have time for a guided campus tour, visit our Welcome Centre during business hours to get a copy of our self-guided walking tour.

Course registration

At the beginning of every school term, Welcome Centre staff provide guidance to students learning how to register for courses.

If you're having specific issues or require technical support, contact the Registration Helpline: