Getting started

The first step is to apply to the University of Victoria. Applications become available in September. The deadline for submission of applications is the end of February for possible admission the following September.

If you have been accepted to UVic follow these steps:

  • Select your courses.
  • Create a UVic NetLink ID. You'll use this ID to log in to your course websites or online classrooms. If you've had a NetLink ID, check the status of your NetLink ID. If you have difficulty creating or accessing your NetLink account, please contact the UVic Computer Help Desk.
  • Register for courses at UVic.
  • Purchase course materials from the UVic Bookstore. Refund information: Please review the UVic Bookstore’s course distance education return policy.
  • Go through the student tips on the Technology Integrated Learning site.
  • Your courses will be located in a tool called "CourseSpaces." Courses will be available by noon of the first day of classes in each semester. To access CourseSpaces:
    • Login to UVic. 
    • Login to CourseSpaces from "Online Tools" located in the upper right corner of the UVic website. 
  • To discover how to navigate CourseSpaces:
    • Select "student" from the "Help" menu at the top of the screen
    • select student and explore the available resources