Getting Started @ VIU Library: Checklist for New Students: Photo ID & Accounts: Powell River
Why: Your VIU Photo ID is useful for accessing services at VIU! These include borrowing library books, videos, CDs and equipment.
Where: At the Front Office.
When: Check with Front Office staff for current Photo ID hours: (604) 485-2878.
Please note: You will need to bring 1 piece of picture ID (or 2 pieces of ID with no picture) along with your registration receipt or Student Number.
More information: http://www.viu.ca/smartcard/index.asp
Student Computer Account
Why: you'll need your computer account to log on to campus computers and the VIU wireless network, VIU-Secure. Plus, you get 200MB worth of VIU network storage space with your account!
Where: Create your account online. Staff in the Library/Bookstore are available to help you.
More information: http://www.viu.ca/technology/students/account.asp
Why: You'll use your library account to access millions of online articles, ebooks and online videos, and to borrow books, DVDs, CDs and equipment.
Where: Apply online or activate your library account in person at the Library Service Desk.
When: Online and in-person account activations are processed any time during Library hours.
Please note: You'll need your VIU Photo ID and/or Student Number to activate your library account and get your Library PIN number.
More information: http://www.viu.ca/library/account_stuemp.asp
Printing & Photocopying Account
Where: Printing is available in the campus computer labs and in the Library/Bookstore, for academic purposes only. Photocopying is available in the Library/Bookstore, at the rate of 10 cents a page. Please pay at the Service Desk.
When: Library/Bookstore staff can help you with printing in the Library/Bookstore, during Library/Bookstore hours.