On-Campus Peer Supports and Resources at the University of Victoria

Peer Support Centre

Whether you are struggling with or have questions regarding mental health, are concerned for a friend, or need help accessing resources on or off campus, you can seek a first-point-of-contact at the Peer Support Centre. Their trained student volunteers are available to listen, offering non-judgmental, empathetic and confidential support while helping fellow students navigate next-step resources and student life at UVic.
SUB B035 (basement of the SUB)

Student Wellness Services

The Student Wellness Centre offers a single location for students to access counselling, access to nurses and physicians, and spiritual care providers. 
(250) 721-8536
Health and Wellness Building
2300 McKenzie Ave 
Support Connect 24/7 Counselling Service: Toll-free (calls from North America): 1-844-773-1427
International collect calls: 1-250-999-7621

Equity and Human Rights

Provides equitable access to, and participation in employment and educational opportunities
(250) 721-8488

Sedgewick Building C115
Equity and Human Rights also has a webpage detailing resources for trans, two-spirit and non-binary UVic students:
Equity & Human Rights: Trans inclusion

Indigenous Counselling

Provides individual and group counselling for Indigenous students, staff and faculty. Appointments can be booked through Counselling Services.
To book an appointment, please call the Student Wellness Centre at 250-721-8563, extension 1.
* Please indicate that you are an Indigenous student.

Multifaith Services

Offers religious and spiritual support and care to the multifaith community on campus including prayer and meditation groups and pastoral counselling.
(250) 721-8338
Interfaith Chapel (near Parking Lot #6)

Office of the Ombudsperson

The ombuds office is an independent, impartial, and confidential resource for undergraduate and graduate students and other members of the University of Victoria community. The ombudsperson helps resolve student problems or disputes fairly. 
(250) 721-8357

SUB B205 (2nd Floor)

Residence Services

(250) 721-8395
General Inquiries:  
Residence Life:  
Craigdarroch Residence Office (Parking Lot #5, off Sinclair Rd)

Gender Empowerment Centre

Provides a space for self-identified women, non-binary, and gender non-conforming folks to organize, access resources, study, and relax. Open to students and community members.
SUB 107

Native Students Union

The UVic Native Students Union supports the Indigenous student community at the University of Victoria, Indigenous decolonization struggles worldwide, and we acknowledge the traditional territories of the Lekwungen and WSANEC, Coast and Strait Salish peoples of this land.
SUB B023 (Basement)

UVic Pride

Advocating on behalf of queer (LGBTQ) students on campus, and in community at large; providing a safer space on campus
(250) 472-4393
SUB B010 (Basement)

Society for Students with a Disability (SSD)

SSD represents the interest of a wide range of students on the University campus who self-identify as having one or more disabilities.
(250) 472-5397

Contact form: https://uvicssd.ca/contact/ 
SUB B111

Students of Colour Collective (SOCC)

Advocating for racialized students, and communities; providing a safer space on campus
(250) 472-4697
Contact form: https://soccollective.com/contactus 
SUB B120

SUB General Office

All Student Union Building operations, services, bookings, accounting, etc.
General Office Manager:  
(250) 472-4317
SUB B128

SUB Info Booth

For general UVSS information, dental/ health plans, ISIC card, UPass validation, etc.
(250) 721-8355
SUB A112

UVSS Board of Directors

Individual director’s contact information is available on their website. 
SUB B103

Campus Security

Campus Security offers emergency response and a SafeWalk program 24 hours/day
24 hour emergency line: (250) 721-7599
SafeWalk — 250-721-7599
9010, UVic Bus Loop: Campus Security Building (near Bus Depot and Bookstore)

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