On-Campus Peer Supports and Resources at the University of Victoria
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)
The Student Wellness Centre offers a single location for students to access counselling, access to nurses and physicians, and spiritual care providers.
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
Provides equitable access to, and participation in employment and educational opportunities
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
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.
Offers religious and spiritual support and care to the multifaith community on campus including prayer and meditation groups and pastoral counselling.
Interfaith Chapel (near Parking Lot #6)
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.
SUB B205 (2nd Floor)
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)
SSD represents the interest of a wide range of students on the University campus who self-identify as having one or more disabilities.
Contact form: https://uvicssd.ca/contact/
Advocating for racialized students, and communities; providing a safer space on campus
Contact form: https://soccollective.com/contactus
SUB General Office
Individual director’s contact information is available on their website.
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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