Student support

The Student Support Coordinator can help you with any mental health needs, career counselling, assistance, and resource referrals (housing, daycare, work and volunteer opportunities etc.). You can make an appointment with Dana at, 250-721-8473, or come to the 2nd floor registration area.

Academic accommodations

At Continuing Studies at UVic, we want to support all of our students towards achieving success. Sometimes this means providing academic accommodations to reduce barriers and provide different ways of meeting essential course or program requirements. Of course, fulfilling these requirements remains the responsibility of learners, but there are things that we can do to help.

Learners with long-term or chronic medical issues and learners with disabilities are encouraged to contact our student support coordinator at 250-721-8473 or as early as possible to see how we can best support their learning. 

Barrier examples: Accommodations examples:
Mobility challenges Classes in accessible locations; classroom set up to accommodate walkers, wheelchairs, etc. 
Visual impairment (low vision/blind) Larger print format; text-to-speech software; handouts in braille
Learning disability, ADHD Writing time extensions; alternate assessments; distraction reduced exam environments
Deaf or hard of hearing Instructors use a microphone; enable caption settings in video materials
Chronic pain  Extension for assignments; permission to take regular breaks in class or stand up when needed
Anxiety Permission to take breaks when needed; alternate assessments or activities; extension on deadlines