Update your contact information

Without current contact information, UVic will not be able to reach you with critical emergency information and instructions. You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of your contact information.

UVic uses office and @uvic.ca email account information to send campus-wide emergency messages. If you would also like to receive a text message on the UVic Emergency Alerts system, please include your mobile phone number in your contact information.

  1. Sign in to UVic with your NetLink ID and password
  2. Undr Personal Profile choose View personal profile
  3. Choose the Contact Information tab 
  4. Click on Update phone numbers
  5. Under Phone numbers select Add phone number and fill in your number.  Select your primary phone number
  6. Under the column Can we text you at this number? select the phone number(s) you would like to recieve emergency text messages to.

** You must have a valid mobile phone number and have selected that you will receive text messages in order to receive the UVic Alerts SMS text messages.

UVic may also need to contact you on a personal basis in the event of an emergency. Please ensure the other fields are also up to date, including addresses, phone numbers and emergency contacts (people to contact in the event of a personal emergency). You can update all this information in the Personal and account profile in MyPage.