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Campus Security


To provide a safe, secure and welcoming environment to enhance the safety and well-being of students, staff, faculty and visitors in support of the Academic Plan of Vancouver Island University.


The vision of the Vancouver Island University Security Department is to deliver the highest quality environment for learning and teaching by actively collaborating to provide a safe and secure environment.

Core Values


We endeavour to provide services in a polite, friendly and respectful manner, sincerely caring for the welfare of our communities.


We are committed to treating others fairly and impartially in our living, learning and work environments.


We cooperate with our community partners to foster continuous learning and growth.


We will take full responsibility for our actions and be accountable for the services that we provide to ensure the safety and security of faculty, staff and students.


We pledge to respect the differing viewpoints and options of the community we serve.

Security Services is operated within the Facilities Services and Campus Development department.

Contact Information & Numbers

  • Non-Emergency (24/7): 250.740.6512
  • After-Hours (weekends/evenings): 250.753.3812
  • Emergency: 250.740.6600
  • Email: