Parking & transportation


  • Residents with vehicles must purchase Residence parking permits from Campus Security. Permits must be displayed in vehicles at all times.
  • Visitors must purchase and display general parking permits during the times when user-pay parking is in effect.


UVic is the second-most active transit hub in the Greater Victoria region. Every day, buses serve close to 20 regular transit routes to and from campus.

  • All students taking at least one on-campus credit course receive a ONECard with a U-Pass encoded on it.
  • Visitors and non-students can find out about bus tickets and passes through BC Transit.

Bike storage

Bikes are not permitted in residence buildings. There are many outdoor bike racks located throughout the UVic campus, and Residence Services offers two types of rental bicycle storage.

For more information on bike lockers, including fees and availability, refer to the information for students moving in to residence.

Car sharing

The following carshare organizations have dedicated spaces in the Residence parking lot:

  • Modo (in the family housing complex)

Visit UVic's Campus Planning & Sustainability website for more information about driving alternatives.