Resuming studies (reregistration)
If you’ve taken courses in either of the previous two sessions (Winter and Summer), then you are a current student and normally can register for courses in the next academic session.
If you haven’t taken courses in either of the previous two sessions, then you are a returning student and you must apply to reregister. You can choose whether to return to your previous program or to apply to a new program using My UVic application.
Not sure if you need to reregister? Find out how to check your registration status.
Checking your application status
Your application will be reviewed within 5-10 business days of submission, at which point you’ll be sent an email confirming receipt of your application.
Sign in to My UVic application to check the status of your application. You can also review a checklist to see which items have been received and which are outstanding.
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If you’re applying to a new program, please consult the relevant application deadlines on the department's website.
For Science, Social Sciences and Humanities students and for most students returning to their previous program after an absence, applications must be submitted by:
Late fee applies
|Summer (May-August)||July 31||No|
|Winter: First term (September-December)||September 12||After May 15|
|Winter: Second term (January- April)||January 12||After October 31|
These deadlines fall after most courses have begun. To ensure the best chance of registration in a course, you should submit your application well before these deadlines.
Course registration for the Summer Session begins in March; Winter Session course registration begins in June.
We typically review applications within 5 - 10 business days. If additional documents are required for your application, you’ll be notified by email.
Applications for professional and limited entry programs (e.g. Social Work, Education, Visual Arts) are forwarded to the relevant department for an admission decision and timelines vary. You can check the status of your application on My UVic application.
Submission of an application does not guarantee admission into a program. Applicants must satisfy the admission requirements for the faculty or program to which they’re applying.
There is no fee if you’re a current student and you’re applying to a new program.
If you are applying to reregister (no registration in the previous two sessions), the fee is $19.00
An additional $36.50 late fee will be charged if your application is received after:
- May 15 for September courses, or
- October 31 for January courses
Note: the late fee does not apply to Off-Campus and Continuing Studies students
Payment for applications submitted online can be made by Visa, MasterCard or American Express.
For other payment methods, please contact Undergraduate Records.
Students in a declared program should usually consult an academic adviser before requesting a change of program or faculty.
Faculties of Humanities, Science or Social Sciences
Current students who are in the Faculties of Humanities, Science or Social Sciences, who want to make a change to a program within one of these faculties, should use the program declaration or change form.
All other faculties
If you want to apply to a different faculty or program use My UVic application.
Contact Undergraduate Records if the deadline has passed for the entry term you are applying to.
If you're applying for a professional or limited entry program (e.g. Social Work, Education, Visual Arts), remember to check the relevant application deadlines on the department’s website.
Students who have registered at another university or college are required to state the names of all post-secondary educational institutions attended (including in-progress studies, withdrawals, incomplete and failed studies) and to submit official transcripts of their academic records at these institutions.
Providing incomplete or incorrect information may jeopardize your application. For more information, including the consequences of failing to disclose registration at another post-secondary institution, please review the Penalties for failure to disclose studies elsewhere while attending UVic.
Visiting students must submit a current Letter of Permission from their home institution.
Students applying to professional or limited entry programs (e.g. Social Work, Education, Visual Arts) may need to submit additional documentation as part of their application. Please check the department’s website for details.
You can apply to complete a second bachelor’s degree using My UVic application. A fee of $10.00 applies to second degree applications, in addition to any other fees.
Note: Approval of a second bachelor's degree can take a minimum of 4 - 6 weeks.