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:

Campus tours

The Welcome Centre offers daily campus tours led by current UVic students, and group tours for visiting high schools.

You can also visit us during business hours to get a copy of our self-guided walking tour.

New employee tours

In addition to hosting visitors to campus, the Welcome Centre offers campus tours for new UVic faculty and staff members.

Tours for new employees are held every other Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

Reserve your spot by contacting us at 250-721-8949 or welcome@uvic.ca.