UVic Orientation

Undergraduate students

Undergraduate students

Check out our orientation programs for new UVic undergraduate students.

Undergraduate students
Graduate students

Graduate students

Get tips and resources to help you succeed as a UVic graduate student.

Graduate students

Welcome to UVic

Whether you're coming from down the street or across the globe, we're thrilled you've chosen to take the next steps of your educational journey at UVic. The best way to succeed in university is to start from day 1 and we have a variety of programs, resources and orientation activities to help you have a successful beginning.

    • Residence Move-In Day (Sunday, September 2, 2018)
    • Residence Orientation (Sunday, September 2 to Monday, September 3, 2018)
    • New Student Welcome (Tuesday, September 4, 2018)
    • Graduate Student Orientation (Friday, August 31, 2018)
    • International Student Welcome (Thursday, August 30, 2018)
    • Transfer & Mature Student Meet-Up (Thursday, September 6, 2018)

We're committed to supporting you as you transition into this new chapter of your life and can't wait to welcome you to campus!

Undergraduate orientation programs

4 students hanging out on the quad

Our orientation programs are the best way to start your UVic experience. Attend New Student Welcome on September 4th and any other orientation programs that may apply. 

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New student    handbook

Student holding up a printed version of the New Student Handbook

There can be a lot of new information to learn at university. Our online handbook for new students compiles this information in one place.

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Graduate student orientation

Students walking across campus during Graduate Orientation

Attending Graduate Student Orientation is a must for any new graduate students, whether you've attended UVic before or not. 

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