Vancouver Island University's Faculty of Education

Advising: Undergraduate Programs (Initial Teacher Education)

Our office supports current and potential initial teacher education students to clarify, evaluate and attain their goals.   


  • help answer your questions regarding program pre-requisites, admission, application and registration
  • provide information about institutional policies, procedures, resources and programs
  • provide services to current Initial Teacher Education students throughout the year
  • assist with course conflicts, the appeal process, education program policies, and graduation requirements

Credential Evaluation

For evaluation of credentials in support of program entry, an appointment is required. 

Advising Appointments

  • are scheduled by telephone or in person at the office
  • are thirty (30) minutes in length
  • can be held in person (face-to-face), over the phone, or via Zoom, whichever is more convenient for you

Office Location

Nanaimo VIU Campus
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, BC
Building 356, Room 208

Office Contact

Telephone: 250.740.6223
Toll-Free: 1.888.920.2221 Ext: 6223
From Overseas: +1.250.740.6223

Advising Faculty & Staff

Post Baccalaureate Program Advisor

BEd Program Advisor

Aboriginal Education Advisor

  • currently on leave

Chair of Undergraduate Programs