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Mission and Goals

Mission Statement

Vancouver Island University fosters and sustains healthy campus communities for our students and employees.


To be a catalyst to create, promote, and sustain a culture of health and wellness within the campus community.

Goals and Values

  • To provide shared leadership in developing and implementing holistic health and wellness services on all VIU campuses for students and employees that is comprehensive, accessible, affordable, and based on interprofessional practice.
  • To collaboratively promote health, wellness, and healthy lifestyles through the campus-wide integration of existing activities and resources.
  • To create a clearinghouse of health information and educational resources that are responsive to the health and lifestyle needs of the campus community.
  • To serve as a catalyst for health and wellness innovations in practice, education, and research, involving students, faculty, employees, and community partners.