Other Services & Facilities
Bank machines are located on-campus near the Campus Store or cafeteria at Comox
Valley and Campbell River locations.
Racks for bicycles are located throughout NIC campuses. Bringing a sturdy lock is
smart, so is wearing your helmet.
NIC Campus Stores are located on-campus in Campbell River, Comox Valley and Port
Alberni. They have textbooks, learning resources, stationary and school supplies,
art supplies, greeting cards, gifts, snacks and convenience goods. Gift certificates
and NIC logo products are also available. Delivery is available for distance students.
Computer and Wireless Access
Computer access is available in the library, computer labs, and at Student Services.
Also, wireless network access is widely available for student use at all campuses.
On-campus providers include Beaufort Children's Centre (250-897-1233) at the Comox
Valley campus and Forest Circle Child Care (250-923-4440) at the Campbell River
campus. Call 1-800-565-6510 for referral services in other communities. Make sure
your childcare provider has a copy of your timetable. NIC Student Services can deliver
messages to your class in emergencies.
Clubs and Activities
Notices about social, athletic and other events are usually posted on bulletin boards
around campus. Support and resources may be available if you are interested in starting
a new club or team. Call Student Services and the
North Island Student Union
Each year, student representatives are elected to the NIC Board of Governors and
NIC Education Council to provide input on the direction of college programs, services,
and initiatives. Candidate information and nomination forms can be picked up at
Student Services in mid- to late-September.
You'll find grab'n'go snacks and hot lunches at NIC cafeterias in Port Alberni,
Campbell River, and the Comox Valley. Vending machines are also located near campus
bookstores and common areas at all campuses.
Locker rentals are available through Campus Stores at the Port Hardy, Port Alberni
and Comox Valley campuses.
Lost and Found
Check Student Services to inquire about lost and found items.
Printing & Photocopying
You'll find coin-operated photocopy machines (10c/page) and printers for student
use at all NIC libraries. Printing access is also available at designated computer
labs. See our Student Printing
page for details.
It's now against the law to smoke anywhere on campus except the designated areas.
Look for the signs outside on campus and remember to butt out everywhere else.
Spiritual & Religious Diversity
North Island College recognizes diversity in spiritual and religious philosophies
and practices. Students who may require support with respect to religious or spiritual
observance are encouraged to meet with a
NIC Counsellor to discuss their needs.
Watch for NIC events on the events page,
check campus bulletin boards for posters of social, athletic, and
other events. You can also discuss classes and events with students and staff on our
Facebook page as well as other social media.