UVic response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus)

As part of our response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, this website has been created to provide the university community with the most up-to-date information about COVID-19, including tips for staying healthy, information for travellers, and other resources for students, faculty and staff.

UVic is continuing to follow the advice of the Public Health Agency of Canada and the provincial health officer in this rapidly evolving situation. 


Important updates

April 1, 2020 (1 p.m.)

  • A message from President Cassels: Navigating challenging times together. Read update.

March 31, 2020 (6:45 p.m.)

  • UVic establishes emergency bursary fund for students. Read update.

March 30, 2020 (2 p.m.)

  • UVic is postponing the Convocation ceremonies previously scheduled for June 8 to 12. Read update.

View update archive

Every member of our university community has the right to be treated with respect and dignity and to be welcomed and supported on our campus. No person should be targeted in any way or subjected to discrimination resulting from a misplaced perception that they may be a carrier of a communicable disease based on their perceived disability, race, ancestry, place of origin or otherwise.