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David Turpin (DTB)

The David Turpin Building (DTB) contains

  • Department of Environmental Studies
  • Department of Geography
  • Geomatics Program
  • Department of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
  • Department of Political Science
  • Professional Employees Association (PEA) main office

Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ report for DTB.



Dr. David H. Turpin is an internationally recognized scholar who served as the sixth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Victoria (UVic) from 2000 to 2013.

DTB was completed in 2008. It was the third campus facility to earn Gold-level status in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating Standards program.

This building was formerly known as the Social Sciences and Mathematics Building (SSM).