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The basics

The UVic Alumni Association is registered under the Society Act of BC with the mission of encouraging, in partnership with the institution, a lifelong relationship between UVic alumni and their university.

A volunteer team of more than 20 alumni serve on the association's board of directors and its various committees. The association holds its annual meeting in late May or June. There is no charge for membership in the UVic Alumni Association.

What is the University of Victoria Alumni Association?

The University of Victoria Alumni Association (est. 1963) is a dynamic link between UVic graduates and the University. The alumni association's mission is "to encourage, in partnership with the university, a lifelong relationship between UVic alumni and their university."

The association, a separate society incorporated under the Society Act of BC.

On behalf of the alumni association, Alumni Relations staff work to deliver quality events, services, and communications aimed to stimulate interest, cultivate involvement in the prosperity of the university, and inspire feelings of loyalty and pride among alumni and current students.

How do I become a member of the alumni association?

Once you graduate from UVic with a degree, certificate or diploma, you are automatically a lifetime member of the UVic Alumni Association. There is no annual fee. Former students of Victoria College and the Provincial Normal School – UVic's forerunners – are also valued members of the alumni association. Welcome!

What can the UVic Alumni Association do for me?

The association can serve you in several ways.

We keep you up-to-date with and connected to the University of Victoria wherever you reside. We also offer you excellent opportunities for staying in touch with other UVic grads.

The UVic Torch Alumni Magazine is published in April and October by UVic Communications and the UVic Alumni Association, and is circulated to approximately 57,000 alumni and friends of UVic around the world.

Follow us on Twitter: @UVic_Alumni.

The Alumni Relations office organizes a number of alumni events throughout the year. See our alumni events calendar online.

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The alumni association offers a wide range of Alumni Benefits, such as Group Home Insurance (Meloche Monnex), UVic MasterCard (MBNA), and Group Life Insurance (Industrial Alliance Pacific).