Campus holiday closure

snowy-campusThe UVic campus will be closed for the holidays from Dec. 25 to Jan. 2. The campus officially re-opens on Jan. 3, 2023.

Please check with departments and services directly about their holiday hours & stay up to date on important academic dates.

Campus Security is available 24/7 at 250-721-7599. In case of emergency, call 9-1-1.

Stay healthy

We encourage you to take time to relax and rejuvenate over the holidays. 

SupportConnect is a free and confidential 24/7 mental health service for UVic students. Connect with counsellors, consultants and life coaches by phone or online—anytime, from anywhere.

All UVic staff, faculty and librarians can access support through our employee and family assistance program (EFAP).

Switch off

If you are working on campus: Before you leave for the winter break, please put your computers in sleep mode, and turn off printers and other office equipment. View the Campus Planning and Sustainability Holiday Shutdown Checklist.


Have a safe and happy holiday!