Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

STSK 038: Indigenous Student Success and Academic Readiness

This course guide offers library resources to to support the mini research presentation assignment.

Photo ID

Why: Your VIU Photo ID is essential to accessing services at VIU!  These include borrowing library books, videos, CDs and equipment; using the gym; using the Dining Dollars program in the cafeteria; and writing exams.

Where: Upload your selfie through the Student Record System.

When: Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Library staff will mail you your card during the library closure due to the pandemic or will make arrangements for you to pick it up curbside at Nanaimo campus.

More information: VIU Student ID Card

 

Student Computer Account

Why: You'll need your Student Computer Account to log on to campus computers and the VIU wireless network, VIU-Secure, and also for printing to VIU printers.  Plus, you get 200MB worth of VIU network storage space with your account!  

Where: Create your account online.  Staff in the Library or at the IT HelpDesk are available to help you.

Please note: Don't lose your work - practice good file management and always save to U:!

More information:  Student Guide to Getting Started with VIU Technology

Library Account

Why: You'll use your library account to access millions of online articles, ebooks and online videos, and to borrow books, DVDs, CDs and equipment.

Where: Use your VIU computer account credentials to log in.

When: Your Library account is active for as long as you are enrolled in VIU courses. 

More information:  Library accounts for VIU students and employees

Printing & Photocopying Account

Why: Pay printing and photocopying at VIU costs 10¢ per page for black & white printing and is available in all campus computer labs. Colour printing is also available in the Library at a cost of $0.50 per page. Due to the library closure, printing is currently free in the Commons. There is still a charge for photocopying.

Where: You can add money to your Payprint account and set up your photocopying PIN online at https://payprint.viu.ca using a credit card.

When: Library staff can help you with printing and photocopying issues. Contact us for assistance.

Please note: Amounts added to your PayPrint account are not refundable.

More information: Student Guide to Getting Started with VIU Technology

VIU Footer