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Welcome to VCC – Winter 2020

Posted on January 1, 2020

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Welcome new and returning students to Vancouver Community College! Let's make sure you have a great start. See below for information and resources to help you now and throughout your studies.


Where's my class?

Know where to go on your first day. Use this chart to look up your building and room number on the first day of school.

If you have questions, find one of our friendly Peer Helpers wearing a VCC T-shirt.


Student email

Get access to your myVCC student email:

  • Log in to my.vcc.ca and click the "Email" icon.
  • If it's your first time logging in, your password will be your birthday (MMDDYY).
  • Important notifications may be sent to this email address, so please check it regularly or forward your myVCC email to your personal email account.

You can also use myVCC to look up grades, order transcripts, access tax forms, and receive campus news and alerts.


Welcome Days

Welcome Days is a fun and interactive carnival meant to help new and returning students learn about life at VCC. Join us for music, games, snacks, and prizes while getting to know classmates and staff, and learning about the many on-campus services available to you.

Welcome Days will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21 at the Broadway campus and Wednesday, January 22 at the Downtown campus.

VCC Welcome Days collage, musicians, cotton candy, hot dogs, games


Student services

VCC offers a wide range of services to help you meet your educational goals and make the most of your studies.

Student services


Eat, shop and more

VCC also offers breastfeeding rooms and prayer spaces, please check with campus security for location information.


Student SIN numbers required

Starting in the 2019 tax year, the Canada Revenue Agency requires all post-secondary institutions to collect Social Insurance Numbers in order to issue Tuition and Enrolment Certificate (T2202) tax forms.

VCC students have already begun receiving official communications by email. Please update your SIN numbers by logging into myVCC or through our secure online form. Learn more >


Safe and respectful campus

VCC expects students to conduct themselves responsibly and respectfully. Please review the Student Code of Conduct policy and procedures, and learn about your rights and responsibilities.


Smoking and cannabis use

Cannabis is now legal for non-medical use in Canada. VCC is committed to providing a safe working and learning environment for our college community members, and the well-being of our students and employees is always our first priority.

VCC expects all students to be fit to perform their learning activities in a safe and respectful manner. This includes being free from the effects of any intoxicants (including cannabis) while in class, on campus, or offsite. Learn more >


Let's connect

Follow VCC on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook to stay up to date on college news like campus closures and other stories and announcements. Feel free to send us messages and questions, or share your own photos and stories using the hashtag #myVCC.

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