Health Services

Petersen Health Centre

Petersen Health Centre

Health Services is based on-campus out of the Petersen Health Centre.

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Health Services front desk

Friendly staff

Staff are ready to help at the front counter of Health Services.

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Services for students

Health Services provides a variety of clinic and health services for the campus community.

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University Health Services

Welcome to University Health Services!

University Health Services (UHS) provides a full service primary health clinic for students, and coordinates healthy student and campus initiatives. We encourage students to use UHS as their primary point of health care while at UVic. We are located at the Petersen Health Centre.

News and Events

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

December 18 to December 21, 2017

8:30AM to 4:30PM

December 22, 2017

Limited hours between 8:30AM to 12:00PM for Booked Appointments and Rapid Access appointments

Office closing down after 12:00pm in preparation for winter closure.

December 23, 2017 to January 1, 2018

University closed.

January 2, 2018

Regular hours resume.

SHAPE Volunteer Program

Student Health Ambassador and Peer Educator (SHAPE) Volunteer Program is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team of students committed to providing valuable health and wellness resources and programs to the university community.

We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Winter semester. For more information, see the SHAPE volunteer program information page.


Volunteer at UVic's Harm Reduction Site

We are seeking volunteers to operate UVic's Harm Reduction Site, where distribution of harm reduction supplies will occur.
The site will be open weekdays, from 12 - 2 pm.
If you are interested in volunteering or would like to know more about the Harm Reduction Site, please email Kim Daly at

Meningococcal Vaccination

Globally, every year more than 1.2 million people are affected by meningitis.
10 % of patients die, and 20 % or more sustain permanent damage and disability.
Meningococcal disease is most common in: infants and children less than 5 years old,
and young adults aged 15 to 24.
Get your meningococcal vaccine!
phone to book your appointment at any time during clinic hours
Visit to find out more about meningitis.

Student Health 101

Student Health 101 LogoIn recognition of the importance of student wellbeing, all UVic students are being provided with a monthly electronic issue of Student Health 101, an online magazine for university students covering a variety of topics related to health and wellness.  Keep your eyes on your inbox, or visit

The Orientation issue of Student Health 101 is available for access as well.

For more information about Student Health 101, please see the UVic Student Health 101 Info Page.