aerial photo of the campus in the fall season

Important Dates

Holiday Observance for Employees

Holiday Observed

New Year’s Day

Family Day

Good Friday

Easter Monday

Victoria Day

Canada Day

BC Day

Labour Day

Day for Truth + Reconciliation

Thanksgiving Day

Remembrance Day 

Christmas Day*

Boxing Day*


Friday, January 1

Monday, February 15

Friday, April 2 

 Monday, April 5

Monday, May 24

Thursday, July 1

Monday, August 2

Monday, September 6

Thursday, September 30

Monday, October 11

November 11

Observed Mon., Dec. 27

Observed, Tues., Dec. 28


Observed Mon., Jan. 3

Monday, February 21

Friday, April 15

Monday, April 18

Monday, May 23

Friday, July 1

Monday, August 1

Monday, September 5


Monday, October 10

Friday, November 11

Observed Mon., Dec. 26

Observed Tues., Dec. 27

Note: Vancouver Island University recognizes Easter Monday and Boxing Day as paid holidays