On-Campus Peer Supports and Resources at the University of Victoria

Campus Security
Campus Security offers emergency response and a SafeWalk program 24 hours/day
24 hour emergency line: (250) 721-7599
Non-emergency line: (250) 721-6683
Campus Security Building (near Bus Depot and Bookstore)

Counselling Services
Offers free confidential counselling to currently enrolled UVic students. Individual counselling, group sessions, and longer-term and emergency appointments available.
(250) 721-8341
University Centre B270 (2nd Floor) 

Equity and Human Rights
Provides equitable access to, and participation in employment and educational opportunities
(250) 721-8488
Sedgewick Building C115

Equity and Human Rights also has a webpage detailing resources for trans, two-spirit and non-binary UVic students:

Health Services
Offers confidential and comprehensive medical care to students, as well as drop-in care on a first-come, first-serve basis-emergencies will take priority.
(250) 721-8492
Jack Peterson Health Centre (Lower Parking Lot #5, off Sinclair Rd)

Indigenous Counselling
Provides individual and group counselling for Indigenous students, staff and faculty. Appointments can be booked through Counselling Services.
(250) 721-8341
University Centre B270 (2nd Floor) 

Multifaith Services
Offers religious and spiritual support and care to the multifaith community on campus including prayer and meditation groups and pastoral counselling.
(250) 721-8338
Interfaith Chapel (near Parking Lot #6)

Office of the Ombudsperson
An independent, impartial, and confidential resource for the campus community that can assist individuals in raising an issue or complaint against public authorities (University included)
(250) 721-8357
SUB B205 (2nd Floor)

Residence Services
(250) 721-8395
Craigdarroch Residence Office (Parking Lot #5, off Sinclair Rd)

SUB General Office
All Student Union Building operations, services, bookings, accounting, etc.
(250) 472-4317
SUB B128

SUB Info Booth
For general UVSS information, dental/ health plans, ISIC card, UPass validation, etc.
(250) 721-8355
SUB A112

UVSS Board of Director’s Office
Individual director’s contact information available on their website. 
SUB B103

Dedicated to research and advocacy in the public’s interest
SUB B122

Gender Empowerment Centre
Provides a space for self-identified women, non-binary, and gender non-conforming folks to organize, access resources, study, and relax. Open to students and community members
SUB 107

Native Students Union
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)

UVic Pride
Advocating on behalf of queer (LGBTQ) students on campus, and in community at large; providing a safer space on campus
(250) 472-4393
SUB B010 (Basement)

Society for Students with a Disability (SSD)
“We represent the interest of a wide range of students on the University campus who self-identify as having one or more disabilities.”
(250) 472-5397

SUB B106

Students of Colour Collective (SOCC)
Advocating for racialized students, and communities; providing a safer space on campus
(250) 472-4697
SUB B020 (Basement)

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