Introducing Windows 8.1

Across the University of Victoria, computers are gradually being ugraded from previous versions of Microsoft OS to Windows 8.1. University Systems is one of the leading departments in this transition.

University Systems is currently offering Windows 8.1 introductory classroom training to UVic departments on an as needed basis.  If your department requires Windows 8.1 training for staff, please send your request to

Using Windows 8.1

For additional easy-to-understand instructional documentation and videos, please see our Windows 8.1 training page.


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your departmental support personnel or the Computer Help Desk:

  • Email:
  • Telephone: 250-721-7687
  • In person: Clearihue A004 or McPherson Library