Parents & guardians

Parent helping their student move into a UVic on-campus residence

Join us for Family Orientation on Sept. 3, 2017

If you're travelling to Victoria with your student, join other parents and guardians at Family Orientation to learn more about the services and opportunities we provide.

Family Orientation takes place on Residence Move-in Day.

Information fair

Parents and guardians will learn more about UVic's student services at the Cadboro Commons information fair, which runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

UVic Residence Services and University Food Services will be hosting information tents at the fair to answer your questions specific to residence and eating on campus. 

Family tours

Family tours will leave from the UVic Orientation tent at the Cadboro Commons information fair. These walking tours will introduce you to campus locations and services and are approximately 75 minutes long.

Tours will begin at 10:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 12:45 p.m., and 1:45 p.m.

Food Services barbecue

UVic Food Services is hosting a barbeque at Cadboro Commons for students and families, where you'll be able to buy hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs and drinks. Purchases can be made by cash, credit or debit. The barbeque runs from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Family reception

Parents and guardians of new students will mingle with university executives, faculty deans and alumni association board members at the family reception. This is a drop-in style event hosted in the Cadboro Commons Campus View Room from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Coffee and tea will be provided.

Mini info sessions

More questions? Attend a mini info session hosted by UVic Residence Services and University Food Services. These supplemental info sessions are designed as a next step to find answers to your questions that weren't answered during our Family Orientation programs or through our online resources. 

The half hour mini info sessions will take place in the Haro Room in the Cadboro Commons building at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.


Registration is now closed. Late registration will be available on Sunday, September 3.

Resources for parents & guardians

There's a lot for you and your student to figure out between now and September. Here are some resources to help you plan ahead.