Continuing Studies


Learning for Life

The broad range of adult part-time courses and programs we offer make it possible for all kinds of people to access the wealth of knowledge at UVic.

We partner with all the UVic Faculties to provide stimulating, high quality education opportunities to local as well as international learners.

Whatever your desire for more education, there’s no better place to start than Continuing Studies.

Helpful Links

Alumni Association

All graduates of diploma and certificate programs are members of the University of Victoria Alumni Association. The Alumni Affairs Office is your link for more information about the UVic Alumni Association and the many programs and services available to alumni, such as the On-line Community Network (OLC). Phone 721-6000, 1-800-808-6828, or visit the UVic Alumni Association website.

Library Borrowing

Most students registered in non-credit community education courses are eligible for Associate borrowing privileges for the duration of the course. Loan privileges extend to books in the general collection which can be borrowed for a four-week period. Take your course receipt to the McPherson Library Loan Desk to arrange for your library card. Other students receive undergraduate library privileges. UVic ID cards must be obtained from the Card Centre, University Centre. Students attending one-day seminars or weekend courses are eligible for Community Borrower (fee paying) privileges. For more information, view our policies under Library User Services at the UVic Library website.



Parking permits are not required after 6 p.m. weekdays, and on weekends and statutory holidays, except in the designated 24-hour reserved areas of parking lots A, B, C, D, E, 6, and the Ian Stewart Complex. Vehicles parked on campus 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday to Friday, must have a valid parking permit displayed. Limited parking metered spaces are available. For more information, please visit the Campus Security Services website.


Campus bus stops are indicated on the map, inside back cover. The campus bus terminal is located beside the Campus Services Building, Finnerty Road. The campus is served by the following bus routes:

For details on routes, fares, and schedules, visit the BC Transit website.