Program planning

University studies provide the freedom and flexibility to design a class schedule that suits your needs and aligns with your interests.

They also require responsibility and accountability, as you are ultimately responsible for the accuracy and completeness of your course registration and for ensuring that you stay on track to graduate.

Prepare for your school year

Review the following information on UVic's academic requirements, how to select courses and the course-registration process.

Academic requirements

  • Some requirements are common to all undergraduate students at UVic
  • Some requirements are specific to your program
  • Academic writing requirement (AWR)

More about academics

How courses work

  • Session and term
  • How courses and units relate
  • Required and elective courses
  • Prerequisites and corequisites

More about courses

Choosing the right courses

Course registration

  • Build your timetable
  • Register for courses
  • Consider attending a Registration 101 event or webinar

More about registration

Academic advising

More about advising

Dynamic learning

  • Student research opportunities
  • Co-operative education (co-op)
  • Practicum learning
  • Work or study abroad
  • Field schools

More on dynamic learning