Delivery Methods

For the 2021/2022 academic year, NIC programs and courses will be offered through multiple delivery methods. The type of delivery is determined by how best to ensure you gain the knowledge, skills and experience you need for your program.

View the delivery methods for programs starting in Fall 2021 and Winter 2022.

Delivery Methods

You can find information on delivery methods in two ways: by program and by course.

You can find information on program delivery on each program page. If you are registering in individual courses, you'll find the delivery method as part of the course code. Ex: BUS 100 DLU1B.

On-campus, Scheduled

  • on-campus
  • scheduled classes
  • defined start and end dates
  • access to a computer and internet not required for lectures
  • indicated in your course code by campus location and the letter ‘S’ (ex: CRS = Campbell River, scheduled)

On-campus and Digital (Blended)

  • includes both digital delivery and on-campus instruction
  • digital delivery may be scheduled or unscheduled
  • scheduled, on-campus meeting times
  • defined start and end dates
  • access to a computer and the internet required
  • indicated in course code by campus location and ‘B’ (ex: CRB = Campbell River, blended)

On-campus, HyFlex

  • on-campus, with virtual connections to other campuses
  • instructors may teach from one or more campus locations
  • defined start and end dates
  • access to a computer and internet not required for lectures
  • indicated in your course code by campus locations and ‘H’ (ex: CRH = Campbell River, HyFlex)

Digital, Scheduled

  • scheduled live online meeting times with instructor
  • defined start and end dates
  • access to a computer and the internet required
  • indicated by DLS in course code

Digital, Unscheduled

  • no scheduled class time
  • instructor may schedule optional live online meeting times
  • defined start and end dates
  • access to a computer and the internet required
  • indicated by DLU in course code

Digital, Continuous Entry

  • off-campus
  • individualized instruction and meeting times
  • student specific start and end dates
  • access to a computer and the internet required
  • indicated by DLC in course code

Digital, Hyflex

  • connecting to an on-campus class from off-campus, through a digital connection
  • instructor may teach from different campus locations
  • defined start and end dates
  • access to a computer and the internet required
  • indicated by DLH in course code

Download the delivery method handout