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Library Services

Library Hours

Library Commons, 3rd and 4th Floors

Monday-Friday:

  • 9am-4pm: Open access
  • 4pm-midnight: VIU card access 
  • Midnight-9am: Closed 

Saturday-Sunday, statutory holidays:

  • 9am-midnight: VIU card access 
  • Midnight-9am: Closed

Service Desk

Monday-Friday:

  • 9am-4pm

Saturday-Sunday:

  • Closed

VIU ID Card Pickup

ID cards can be picked up during Library Service Desk hours. 

5th Floor Computer Lab (508)

Monday-Friday:

  • 9am-6pm 

Saturday-Sunday:

  • Closed 

Statutory Holidays

The Library Service Desk is closed on statutory holidays.

Upcoming closures:

  • July 1 (closed, Canada Day)
  • August 5 (closed, BC Day)
  • September 2 (closed, Labour Day)

Service Desk 

The Library Service Desk is closed from Friday, April 26, 2024 until Sunday, August 25, 2024. The Library will re-open for the Fall semester on Monday, August 26, 2024. Please contact us or stop by the Welcome Centre for assistance.

VIU ID Card Pickup

ID cards can be picked up from the Welcome Centre Monday to Friday between 8am and 4pm.

Learning Commons

See Cowichan campus hours for details.      

Statutory Holidays

The Library Service Desk is closed on all statutory holidays

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The Library is open during campus hours

VIU ID Card Pickup

ID cards can be picked up from the campus reception desk during campus hours.

Statutory Holidays

In-person, phone, email, and chat service is unavailable on statutory holidays.

Upcoming closures:

  • July 1 (closed, Canada Day)
  • August 5 (closed, BC Day)
  • September 2 (closed, Labour Day)

Phone, Chat, and Email

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

Contact us

Statutory Holidays

Virtual and phone services are unavailable on statutory holidays.

Upcoming closures:

  • July 1 (closed, Canada Day)
  • August 5 (closed, BC Day)
  • September 2 (closed, Labour Day)
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