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Congratulations on your admission to the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science! You’re about to become part of a fantastic campus community and academic environment, and we can’t wait for you to start.

Once you’ve confirmed your offer of admission, it’s time to plan for your first term at UVic. We’re here to help provide all the information you'll need to get started.

If you can't find what you're looking for, check UVic's main student resources site.

Why choose UVic?
If you haven't registered and want to learn more about UVic Engineering and Computer Science, please connect with our Student Recruitment Officer or visit UVic Admissions.

Undeclared students

If you're a first-year undeclared engineering or transfer student, learn more about options for an engineering degree.

If you're an undeclared computer science student, use the declaration of degree program form to declare your degree program. Normally computer science students declare their program once they’ve completed their second-year courses.

IT & labs

Visit the Engineering IT Services Catalog for more resources, including real-time lab availability.

Building access

Doors to the faculty’s three main buildings are unlocked during normal business hours:

  • Engineering Office Wing (EOW)
  • Engineering Lab Wing (ELW)
  • Engineering and Computer Science (ECS)

There are also a number of undergraduate labs in ELW and ECS that are unlocked during business hours for drop-in access.

Outside of business hours, access to ELW and ECS buildings and labs is by electronic card key (access card), which you can buy at the UVic Bookstore’s main information desk if you're majoring or taking courses in engineering or computer science.

Learn more about access card service. Contact us if you have any issues using your card.

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