Getting Started at VIU

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Welcome to VIU. We know some things will be different this year but many things will look the same. A list of supports, services and resources are available to help you get started at VIU. We encourage you to discover, connect and engage in the many opportunities available to you at VIU.

New to VIU

Get to Know VIU

Things to know and where to go at VIU

Rock the VIU: New Student Orientation

Start your university career off on the right foot! All new university students are urged to participate in VIU’s New Student Orientation at the Nanaimo Campus. Orientation is a great way for new students to meet classmates, faculty and staff, while being introduced to a full-range of available campus activities and resources.

Parents/guardians of new students, see our Top 10 Tips for Parents.

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