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Welcome to campus

RockVIU is a one-day student orientation. If you're a new or returning student starting classes this fall, we can't wait to see you there.


When: Wednesday, September 13, 2023 | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Where: VIU's tiwšɛmawtxʷ campus.


  • Lillian Morton, Acting Director, Office of Indigenous Education and Engagement, will lead a welcome back for Indigenous students
  • Tawni Wilkins from Skilled Trades BC will give a presentation to all Trades students
  • Zora Soprovich is offering a workshop: Note taking from Lectures and Texts. Check the schedule for the note taking session for your area of study.

RockVIU tiwšɛmawtxʷ schedule

8:30 to 11 am
VIUSU Welcome Table | Front foyer

9 to 10 am
Skilled Trades BC Presentation | room 148

HCA and Indigenous student orientation | Rooms 113 and 114

10 to 11 am
Indigenous Students Welcome | room 136

Auto and Carpentry student orientation

Notetaking session for HCA, university program and ABE students | Room 148

11 am to 12 pm
University program and ABE student orientation

Notetaking session for Automotive, Carpentry and Indigenous students

12 pm
Welcome Remarks | Gymnasium

12:30 pm
Lunch and Carnival | Upper parking lot


Email prcampus@viu.ca or call 604-485-2878