Your VIU employee ID card is used to enter various buildings on the Nanaimo campus and to borrow materials from the library. Visit the Federated Identity Management project page for a complete list of services.
Online photo upload
Please allow 2-3 business days for processing if picking up your card in person. Cards being mailed may take up to two weeks to arrive.
Please bring one piece of picture ID or 2 pieces of non-picture ID when you pick up your card. If you are feeling unwell or have been instructed self-isolate, please wait to pick up your card, or have it mailed.
Cards are available for pickup from the Library Service Desk in building 305 Monday through Friday between 9am and 4pm.
Cards are available for pick up from the library service desk Monday through Thursday between 8am and 6:30pm, and Friday between 8am and 4pm.
Cards can be picked up from the campus reception desk. You will be notified when your card is ready for pickup.
If you are unable to pick up your VIU ID card in person, we can mail your card to you.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate your preference and include a photo of your picture ID or 2 pieces of non-picture ID in your email.