On-Campus Resources


  • Warm, supportive assistance to students around educational and personal concerns
  • On the Nanaimo campus, contact 250-740-6416 to make an appointment or drop-in to Building 200, 3rd floor
  • On the Cowichan campus call 250-746-3509 for an appointment or drop into Student Affairs

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VIU Students' Union

  • A safe place, inclusive of all students and the issues they bring, including issues related to sexual orientation, gender, race, ethnicity and culture
  • A group of students committed to equity on campus
  • Hosts activities that raise awareness around important issues. Support your community and get involved. Call 250.754.8866 or see VIUSU Facebook

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Diversity, Equity & Human Rights Office

  • Assistance addressing any concern related to discrimination or harassment
  • Contact 250.740.6430, drop in to Building 300, Room 100, or send an email to DEHR@viu.ca to connect with the Director, Diversity, Equity and Human Rights.

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Positive Space Alliance

  • An alliance of students and employees working to create an equitable and welcoming community at VIU for 2SLGBTQ+ people
  • Contact one of our members with any concerns or to become involved

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Nanaimo Campus Gender Neutral Washroom Map