Indigenous Living Learning Community

The Indigenous Living Learning Community (ILLC) provides a supportive and welcoming home for Indigenous students. Designed with community connection and gathering in mind, the ILLC creates a rich cultural space for Indigenous students to share experiences, support one another and navigate university life together.

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Indigenous Building names

Uvic's new student housing and dining buildings have lək̓ʷəŋən names! We are honoured that Songhees and Esquimalt Nations have given us permission to use these names as a way to bring to life the language and the history of the People and land on which these buildings sit.

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Opened Fall 2022

Čeqʷəŋín ʔéʔləŋ (Cheko’nien House) opened in September 2022 and Sŋéqə ʔéʔləŋ (Sngequ House) in September 2023.

Your home away from home

Please consider joining our convenient residence community and taking advantage of everything UVic has to offer. 


Learn more about student housing rooms and facilities through our UVic Residence Tour or check out our 360 room tours.