Campus advisories

Feb. 15 at 4:40 p.m.

If you're traveling to UVic this long weekend, please be aware that there could be slippery or slushy conditions across campus. Please wear appropriate footwear for your comfort and safety.

Reading Break is Feb. 18-22. The university is closed on Feb. 18 for the Family Day holiday. During the rest of the week, UVic is open, but some offices and services have reduced hours.


Emergency information

There is currently no emergency at the University of Victoria.

In the event of a campus emergency, check this website for updates.

To report an emergency, dial 911 first and then contact Campus Security: 250-721-7599.

Emergency assistance

I need... Call For
Immediate assistance for a fire, police or medical incident 9 1 1 Emergency assistance from ambulance or fire/police departments
On-campus security concerns and first aid 250-721-7599 Campus Security Services (24-hour service)
A security escort to walk safely between campus buildings or to my vehicle 250-721-7599 SafeWalk (a 24-hour service of Campus Security)
To talk to someone immediately (e.g. due to an emotional crisis or thoughts of suicide) 1-888-494-3888 Vancouver Island Crisis Line
Assistance or information about sexual assault or sexual abuse (women & trans* people) 250-383-3232 Victoria Sexual Assault Centre
Support to heal from the effects of trauma (men) 250-381-6367 Men's Trauma Centre
Help because someone has been poisoned by a medicine, chemical or other substance 1-800-567-8911
604-682-5050
BC Poison Control Centre
Information about a major on-campus incident 250-721-8620
1-888-721-8620
(toll free within North America)
Recorded information updates from the UVic Emergency Information Line