Our location

The Continuing Studies Building (CST) contains the Division of Continuing Studies and the English Language Centre. It is located at the corner of Ring and Gabriola Roads. The University of Victoria is easy to get to and easy to get around. Connected to downtown Victoria by several major bus and bicycle routes, the campus offers ample parking and an accessible and pedestrian-friendly environment.


UVic is a bike friendly campus. The university is committed to creating a campus environment that is convenient and safe for cyclists. With our award winning Campus Cycling Plan, UVic is dedicated to being a leader in cycling infrastructure and active transportation.

There are so many great ways to get to campus by bike. Check out suggested routes on the CRD's community route map  , with highlighted protected bike lanes and paths. Also check out the CRD’s 2019 updated map of the entire cycling network  .

Check out our UVic Cycling Amenities Map   to view short-term parking locations.


A photograph of a double decker busUVic is home to a central transit exchange, located between the bookstore and Student Union Building on Finnerty Road, and many bus routes begin or end at the university. 

Buses run 365 days a year, typically from 6 a.m. to midnight. Up-to-date information on all bus routes can be found at bctransit.com, the Transit App or using Google Maps.

The UVic campus is served by the following bus routes:

Bus Route Travels via...
4 UVic/Downtown Douglas, Hillside and Henderson
7 UVic/Downtown Fairfield, Foul Bay and Henderson
11 UVic/Tillicum Mall Gorge, Douglas, Fort, Cadboro Bay and Uplands
12 University Heights Cedar Hill, Kenmore, San Juan and Arbutus
13 Ten Mile Point Sinclair, Cadboro Bay
14 UVic/Vic General Helmeken, Craigflower, Douglas, Fort and Richmond
15 UVic/Downtown/Esquimalt Express Esquimalt, Fort and Foul Bay
16 UVic/Uptown Express McKenzie
17 UVic/Cedar Hill (Sept. to June, AM only) Quadra and McKenzie
26 UVic/Dockyard Esquimalt, Lampson, Tillicum, Saanich and McKenzie
39 UVic/Royal Roads McKenzie, Shelbourne, Royal Oak to Western Exchange and Royal Roads University
51 UVic/Langford  McKenzie, Trans Canada Hwy and Island Hwy


A photograph of parking spots

There are several parking lots for use around the campus. However, all vehicles parked on-campus must display a valid parking permit Monday to Saturday, 24 hours a day. There is no charge for parking on Sunday or statutory holidays.

Daily/hourly parking permits can be purchased from permit dispensers in UVic parking lots: limited metered parking is also available for visitors. Meters and permit dispensers accept cash or credit card.

Visit the Parking and Transportation Services section of the Campus Security website for more information about parking permits and rates.

Arriving from out of town: Airport and Ferry information