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Features on the University Systems website are meant to profile new services, or provide easy access to frequently accessed information throughout the year. These features appear on the University Systems service catalogue, and are also available below.

Student how-to videos

Video tutorials for students.

Minimum technology requirements for students

Learn about the minimum technology requirements to successfully participate in online learning at UVic.

Remote work resources

Find out more about the services that University Systems provides that can help UVic faculty, staff, and students perform some tasks remotely.

IMAP upgrade 2018

University Systems is upgrading its IMAP/POP servers to improve UVic's Student Email service.

Web.uvic.ca upgrade

The build-your-own web service at the University of Victoria, known as web.uvic.ca, is being upgraded and redesigned.

Banner 9 upgrade

Banner is the enterprise software system that we use to manage financial, human resources, and student information. Our current version, Banner 8 (also known as Internet Native Banner or INB), is being upgraded to Banner 9.

Past features

University Systems Training

University Systems offers regularly scheduled training sessions for faculty, staff and students on the Cascade Content Management System (CMS), Connect (SharePoint 2013) and Windows 8.1.

Need a computer?

The Technology Solutions Centre acquires standard hardware for faculty & staff.

Go Wireless.

Get connected with UVic Airnet and start using wireless Internet anywhere on campus.

New to UVic?

Check out our new student guide to computing at UVic for helpful information.

Decommissioning of the legacy SharePoint service (share.uvic.ca)

Share.uvic.ca, the legacy SharePoint WSS 3.0 service, will be decommissioned on June 1, 2017. If you wish to continue using SharePoint for your site, you must onboard to Connect before that date.

Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation

Learn more the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) and how this impacts UVic.

Better Voicemail: What to expect

Learn more about the University of Victoria improving its campus telephone system.

What to expect with Exchange 2010

Exchange 2010 upgrade project.

Netdrive home folder upgrade to new infrastructure

Between 5:00 pm on December 22, 2015 and 7:00 am on December 23, the Personal Home File Storage service (\\netdrive.uvic.ca\home) will be unavailable as we upgrade to a new storage infrastructure.

It's phishing season

Never give your password to anyone. For any reason. No matter what.

Introducing Windows 8.1

University Systems is currently offering Windows 8.1 introductory classroom training to UVic departments on an as needed basis.