Academic Drop Date: Last day for dropping courses without penalty of failure.
Associated Section: Normally, a laboratory or tutorial that accompanies a lecture. Also called Linked Section.
Auditor: A student who pays a fee to attend a course but is not entitled to credit.
CAPP: Curriculum, Advising and Program Planning outlines the program requirements needed for degree completion and matches a student’s course record against those requirements (formerly PADRE).
Confirmation of Registration: A confirmation of registered courses, including courses that are wait-listed,
is available via My page.
Corequisite: A specific course or requirement that must be undertaken at the same time as a prescribed course.
Course: A particular part of a subject studied, such as English 115.
Department: In academic regulations, this covers any academic administrative unit, including a department, school, centre or faculty as the context requires.
Full-Time Student: An Undergraduate registered in 12 or more units of study in the Winter Session.
Graduate Student: A student who has received a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and who is enrolled in a program leading to a Master’s or Doctoral degree.
Linked Section: See Associated Section
Lower Level Courses: Courses numbered from 100 to 299.
Mailing Address: The one address to which selected communications from the Office the Registrar and Enrolment Services (ORES) or other University offices will be sent. This address should be updated by the student through My page (Address Change).
NetLink-ID: A NetLink-ID is a unique personal identifier which is used as your “username” for various services provided by the University of Victoria.
Non-Standard Course Table: The start and end dates are different than standard course dates for a section offered in the current Winter Session. The fee reduction and academic drop dates are calculated based on this variation of dates. Check Online Timetable or the appropriate registration guide for the “non-standard courses” list.
Part-Time Student: An Undergraduate registered in fewer than 12 units of study in the Winter Session.
Permission: A course in the timetable that requires permission from the Department. Registration is done through the Department. See also: Registration Restriction.
Prerequisite: A preliminary requirement which must be met before registration in a prescribed course.
Primary Section: Normally a lecture section.
Program: The courses of study organized to fulfill an academic objective, such as a B.Sc. Major Chemistry program.
Registered Student: A person enrolled in at least one credit course at this university.
Registration Restriction: Registration in a course or section is limited to a certain kind of student based on factors such as program, year and degree.
Regular Student: A student who is registered as a candidate for a UVic degree, or in credit courses leading to a diploma.
Section: The division of a course, e.g., Section A01 of French 100 for Winter Session.
Session: Designated period of time during which courses of study are offered, (e.g. Winter Session, September to April; Summer Session, May to August).
Special/Visiting: A student who is not formally admitted to a UVic degree program but is permitted to enroll in credit courses for a specified period on the basis of a Letter of Permission from another institution.
Standard Course Dates: The start and end dates correspond to the published first and last day of classes respectively for a section offered in the current Winter Session.
Term: Full-year courses in the Winter Session run from September to April and normally have a value of 3 units. Courses are scheduled to meet 3 hours per week for 26 weeks.
Half-year courses are offered from September to December and from January to April and normally have a value of 1.5 units. Courses are scheduled to meet 3 hours per week for 13 weeks.
Transfer Credit: Credit assigned to your UVic record for courses successfully completed at another recognized institution.
Unclassified: Refers to the year in which certain students are registered. Normally applied to non-degree, visiting
or diploma students.
Undergraduate Student: A student registered in an undergraduate Faculty or in a program leading to a Bachelor’s degree or an undergraduate diploma.
Unit: Positive numerical value used in assigning the value of a course, such as English 115 (1.5 units). See also: Term.
Upper Level Courses: Courses numbered from 300-499.
Online Registration: Registration via My page
Online Timetable: Provides students with current course timetable information via the Web, including current information on open sections and the number of wait-listed students: www.registrar.uvic.ca or www.uvic.ca/timetable
Year: The level within a program of study, or the level of the course. For example, First year student, First year course (Physics 102).
Year Level Determination:
|Below 12 units
|| First Year
|12 to 26.5 units
|27 to 41.5 units
|42 units or above
|42 to 56.5 units
|57 units or above
||* Five year programs only
IMPORTANT: the course timetable is available on-line only.