Campus Development

Our Guiding Values


  • Supported by: Innovation, Flexibility, Inspiration, Spontaneity, Freedom, Curiosity, Growth

Healthy Relationships

  • Supported by: Collaboration, Loyalty, Humour, Optimism


  • Supported by: Authenticity, Honour, Trust, Respect, Honesty, Transparency


  • Supported by: Workmanship, Consistency, Reliability, "K.I.S." Principle


  • Supported by: Consistency, Structure, Clarity, Calm, Balance

Our Services

Project Request

  • To engage with Campus Development for proposed departmentally-funded capital upgrades such as: renovations, furniture reconfigurations, employee moves, or any other proposed changes to VIU's buildings, systems, or grounds, please complete a Project Request form. (This link will download the MS Outlook Template form; instructions are included therein).
  • Please note, a Project Request is for work beyond the scope of a Service Request, and includes multiple tasks (normally $2,000+).  To submit a Service Request, please visit this page.

Contact our Planning and Projects Team:

  • To consult or collaborate with Campus Development's Planning and Projects Team for any other reason, or to find an answer you need, please send an email to:  We aim to respond to enquiries within 1 business day.

Contact our Universal Access Team:

  • To consult or collaborate with Campus Development's Universal Access Team, please send an email to

Our Responsibilities

Universal Access Team:

  • Striving to make VIU the most inclusive campus in the country. Please visit the Universal Access website to learn more!

Planning and Projects Team:

Capital Planning

  • for cyclical capital programs, which fund building, system and public realm upgrades on our campuses
  • for Major Capital Projects, via VIU's Five-Year Capital Plan

Project Planning & Project Management

  • for departmentally-initiated capital projects and improvements, such as teaching space or office renovations, refurbishments, workstation & system furniture changes, departmental moves
  • for the design & construction of projects identified in Facilities Services & Campus Development's Routine Capital Programs
  • for the design & construction of Major Capital Projects


  • Nanaimo Campus Master Plan
  • Construction Design Guidelines & Performance Specifications
  • Facilities Inventory System
  • Office Inventory System
  • Building Plan Database
  • As-built Construction Plan Database
  • Building Operating and Maintenance Information Archive
  • VFA Facilities Asset Management System