International Commons

International Commons
UVic international students studying at the International Commons.

The International Commons (IC), part of the Learning Commons in the McPherson Library, is a place where students can access programs and services to support their academic success at UVic.

Please direct questions about the IC to International Student Services (ISS) at 250-721-6361 or

Academic Advising

Do you have questions about your degree program requirements? Are you experiencing difficulties with your academic courses?

Email to pre-book an appointment or visit the IC to sign up for an appointment.

  • Mondays and Thursdays from 1:00pm to 4:00pm in the IC office
  • September 14 - December 10
  • For international undergraduate students in the Faculties of Humanities, Science and Social Sciences

The Centre for Academic Communication

The Centre for Academic Communication (the CAC) is located next to the IC and offers support to help you develop your academic communication skills.

Please direct questions about the CAC to .