VIU Campus Development

About Us

Who We Are

Campus Development is a service oriented department charged with planning and developing Vancouver Island University’s campuses in an accessible, inclusive, safe, secure and sustainable manner.  We are committed to creating a built environment that supports a thriving community for teaching, learning & research.

CD Organizational Chart 2024 May

Our Responsibilities

Universal Access Team

  • Working to make VIU the most inclusive campus in the country. Learn more about Universal Access.

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 and Project Management

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


  • Nanaimo Campus Master Plan
  • Construction Design Guidelines and 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

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, KIS Principle


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