Special advisory: Police incident off-campus

- University of Victoria

Updated: June 28 at 7 p.m.

Saanich police have lifted the shelter in place advisory for an area near Shelbourne Street.

Saanich police are providing updates on Twitter at .

We recognize there are people who may be impacted by the incidents earlier today. We want to remind people the following wellness resources are available.

Updated: June 28 at 4:30 p.m.

We are continuing to monitor a police incident off campus. Saanich Police have issued a shelter in place advisory for people in the area of North Dairy Road to Cedar Hill X Road and Richmond Road to Cedar Hill Road. Two suspects died after shots were fired during an armed robbery at a Shelbourne area bank and police are searching for a possible third suspect. Please continue to avoid the area.

Wellness resources

For students

  • Book an appointment with the Student Wellness team (counsellors, physicians, spiritual care providers and more)
  • SupportConnect is a free and confidential 24/7 mental health service for UVic students
  • Graduate students who have a valid BC MSP number are eligible to use telehealth services to talk to a licensed physician online or over the phone
  • There are many community resources for health and wellness available to you throughout the Greater Victoria area

For faculty & staff