Tours and visits

New student orientation
New student orientation is a great way to find your footing.

Tour the campus

The best way to see what our campus has to offer is to experience it for yourself by taking a campus tour.

Book a tour


Take a 360-degree look at the campus

QuickTime VR

View various locations on campus in a full 360-degree format. Just click and drag your mouse around to move within the QuickTime window.

Note: Requires Quicktime Player

Take a virtual tour

Virtual Tour

The UVic Virtual Experience interactive presentation will show you what academic life, campus life and life around town are like here.

Note: This presentation is about 2.5 MB in Flash format

The best way to see what our campus has to offer is to experience it for yourself. Join us on campus - or in your community - at the following upcoming events:

We know there's a lot of information out there, and you're bound to have questions.

The University of Victoria has great staff ready to answer your questions. Whether you'd prefer email, phone or a face-to-face meeting, we're here to help. Call 250-472-4935 to set up an appointment.

Our team of student recruitment officers will be traveling around North America and to various countries to meet with students, parents and counsellors who are interested in learning more about what UVic has to offer. Check our list of upcoming events to see if we'll be in your area.

Spring 2014 - Canadian travel schedule:

Dates Location Contact
Feb 3-19 Ontario Remy
Feb 3-7 Lower Mainland Tracey
Feb 3-7 Vancouver Island Hannah
Feb 10-14 Okanagan Claire
Feb 17-20 Lower Mainland Tracey
Feb 17-20 Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island (colleges and universities) Brian
Feb 24-27 Calgary Lauren
Feb 24-28 Vancouver Island Hannah
Apr 7-11 Vancouver Island Hannah
Apr 14-17 Lower Mainland Tracey
Apr 14-17 Vancouver Island Hannah

Spring 2014 - International travel schedule:

Dates Location Contact
Jan 27-31 India Sue
Feb 11-13 Seattle Heather
Feb 12-April 12 China Qi
Feb 22-Mar 2 Mexico Heather
March 1-6 Denmark Sue
Mar 17-27 Korea Qi
Mar 28-31 Vietnam Qi
Apr 1-11 Oslo, Copenhagen and Germany Angela
Apr 7-10 Hawaii/NACAC Heather
Apr 22-May 1 Southern California/NACAC Angela
Apr 25-29 Seattle and Portland/PNACAC Sue
Apr 30-May 2 Santa Fe Heather
May 3-10 Northern California/WACAC Heather

Our publications cover everything you need to know about UVic, from housing to lifestyle to finances.


Canadian Viewbook

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Download - 24 pages (4 MB)
An overview of UVic programs, services, opportunities and admission requirements.


International Student Viewbook

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Download - 16 pages (4 MB)
An overview of UVic programs, services, opportunities and admission requirements for international students.


American Student Viewbook

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Download - 16 pages (4.5 MB)
An overview of UVic programs, services, opportunities and admission requirements for American students.


Chinese Student Viewbook

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Download - 16 pages (3.5 MB)
An overview of UVic programs, services, opportunities and admission requirements for Chinese students.


International Student Pre-Arrival Guide

International Student Pre-Arrival Guide icon

Download - 20 pages (4.5 MB)
This guide includes information about everything from immigration to health insurance, as well as the basics regarding course registration, finances, accommodation and what to bring to study at UVic.


Indigenous Student Handbook

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Download - 16 pages (2.5 MB)
This handbook provides an overview of programs and services of particular interest to Indigenous applicants, including student and faculty profiles.


Pre-Professional Guide

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Download - 16 pages (233k)
A guide for students who plan to complete some studies at UVic before transferring to another institution in order to complete a professional program such as Architecture, Dentistry, Medicine, Optometry, Physiotherapy.


A Parent's Guide to UVic

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Download - 8 pages (560 KB)
This publication addresses common questions that parents pose about UVic. It includes information about housing, facilities, support services and more.


Undergraduate Application Form to the University

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Download - 8 pages (244k)
Students are encouraged to apply online, but if this is not possible, please use this form.


Take a self-guided walking tour

Take a self Guided Walking Tour

Download - 20 pages (4.3 MB)
A printable guide that describes our campus and facilities.