CYC applications are closed and will reopen in the late fall of 2017

A bachelor’s degree in child and youth care offers exciting career opportunities. Our students develop transferrable and career-specific skills to support good practice with children, youth, families and communities experiencing difficulties.

If you wish to begin taking CYC courses before applying to the School, a number of courses are open to non-program students. If you are already a UVic student, you may simply register in select CYC courses when registration opens. If you are not a UVic student, you may choose to try our courses through Thompson River University Open Learning.

The application process for September entrance typically begins in December.  The deadline to apply is the last day of February of each calendar year.

If you have not applied to the University of Victoria before, you must complete the UVic on-line application form and request one official transcript from all post-secondary institutions attended, as well as the high school you graduated from, be sent to Admission Services.

To apply, go to:

Click on "Apply for undergrate studies".

Select Faculty of Human and Social Development and then Child and Youth Care.

Please note this application allows you to save and return to it as you work to complete the necessary requirements.

If you are a current or returning UVic student, please go to My UVic Application ( to apply to the CYC undergraduate program.

New, current, or returning UVic students will be required to upload a Professional Resumé and Cover Letter during the application process.

The Professional Resumé should include a full work history, volunteer experiences, and interests.

The Cover Letter (2-page maximum) should include a personal introduction, a statement of interest in the UVic Child and Youth Care program, and an explanation of why this field of study is important to you.

You can begin by taking CYC elective courses before applying for admission to our degree program. Do this by registering through:

NOTE: Admission to the School of Child and Youth Care is competitive. Success in individual courses is not a guarantee of admission to the school.