Wearing a mask at VIU Facilities

    Vancouver Island University has issued the following guidelines for use of non-medical masks on VIU campuses and other properties:   Non-medical masks are required to be worn in situations where physical distancing of at least two metres is not maintained or is difficult to maintain. This applies...

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    VIU Launches Safety Ambassador Program

    VIU will have COVID-19 Safety Ambassadors at all three campuses this fall. Our new Ambassadors can answer questions about VIU's health and safety protocols and help people to follow the guidelines that are in place to keep our community safe. Part of their role will also be to help check in...

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    VIU Nanaimo Parking Pass Adjustments effective September 2020

    Due to the uncertainty surrounding the current COVID-19 pandemic, VIU will temporarily be suspending the annual parking pass and instead be implementing short-term parking options beginning September 1, 2020. At that time, a one-month parking pass will be the longest-term period that will be...

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    New information on residences, homestay and off-campus housing in FAQs

    VIU Residences and the VIU Homestay & Off-Campus Housing programs have remained open and occupied since the onset of COVID-19. These areas have been busy planning for Fall, updating our programs and resources to ensure the safety of residents, staff, students and community members.  If you...

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