Submission Guidelines


Submission to CYE implies that the paper is not under simultaneous review elsewhere. Authors must guarantee that their contribution is original, has not been published previously, and that any necessary permission to reproduce material from another source has been obtained. Papers should be prepared according to CYE’s Submission Guidelines. We encourage authors to include photos and other illustrations. Email submissions to:

Submission Guidelines 

Review Process

Submissions are accepted any time and selected for publication based on recommendations made by referees in a double-blind review process. Each submission will be reviewed by at least two referees chosen for their recognized expertise and matched to the disciplinary nature of the paper. Authors will typically receive a response within three months.


Authors of papers that are accepted for publication will be asked to sign a pre-publication agreement to assign non-exclusive © copyright to CYE. Authors retain the right to re-publish their articles elsewhere, provided that re-publication includes an acknowledgement of original publication in CYE, referencing the year, volume, issue, and page numbers.

Copyright for photos: © Children, Youth and Environments and/or under license from photographer. You must request permission for using any of the images published in the CYE Journal.

ISSN Abstracting and Indexing Information

Library of Congress has assigned ISSN 1546-2250 to CYE. The journal is currently abstracted in Sociological Abstracts, Community Services Abstracts, Sage Urban Studies Abstracts, Sage Family Studies Abstracts, Journal of Planning Literature, and the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities. 

The Editors, CYE

University of Colorado, CB 314
Boulder, CO 80309-0314

Tel.: 303 492-1319
Fax: 303 492-6163