Make a Report

VIU encourages anyone impacted by sexualized violence to seek assistance. If you have experienced Sexual Misconduct you may choose to make a Disclosure and/or make a Report. By making a Report to VIU, you are requesting that action on the part of VIU be taken That action may include an investigation, safety measures, and/or disciplinary action involving the other party.

A Report may be made to VIU’s Diversity, Equity and Human Rights Office and you can reach the Office directly at 250.740.6440 or by email: HumanRights@viu.ca.

Additionally, a Report may be made to a Third Party Reporting Agency with a request that the Third Party Reporting Agency submit the Report to VIU’s Diversity, Equity and Human Rights Office. A Report can be initiated using the following contact information.

Learn more about what to do if you have experienced sexual misconduct or if you have been named as a respondent in a report of sexual misconduct by reading VIU’s Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedure.

Nanaimo Campus

Service Location Phone Number
Diversity, Equity and Human Rights Office
Building 300, Room 100, Nanaimo 250.740.6440
Third Party Reporting Agency
Confidential Community-Based Victim Services
Haven Society Crisis Line: 1.888.756.0616 (24/7)
Victim Services: 250.756.2452 (Ext 234)

Cowichan Campus

Service Location Phone Number
Diversity, Equity and Human Rights Office Building 300, Room 100, Nanaimo 250.740.6440
Third Party Reporting Agency Confidential
Community-Based Victim Services
Cowichan Women Against Violence Society 250.748.7000

Powell River Campus

Service Location Phone Number
Diversity, Equity and Human Rights Office
Building 300, Room 100, Nanaimo 250.740.6440
Third Party Reporting Agency Confidential
Community-Based Victim Services
Specialized Victim Support Services 604.485.2620

If you do not wish to initiate a Report or you haven’t decided, you may contact any member of the VIU Community specifically trained to receive Disclosures who will be able to provide information about support services and Reporting options, and to assist with the Reporting process should you choose to make a Report. Faculty and staff can also access support through the Homewood Health Employee and Family Assistance Program at 1.800.663.1142.