The University of Windsor has contracted with the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) to provide basic application submission process. When you begin the application submission, you will be transferred to the OUAC website where you will complete and submit your application. You will be required to create an OUAC Account (if you do not already have one). You may have only one OUAC Account. Please direct any application submission questions to the OUAC. Uploading documents and review of your application takes place at the University of Windsor.

Note: to be eligible for and receive an entrance scholarship (see Scholarships and Awards), a full application package must be completed and approved.

Step 1: Complete the online application through the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) and pay the fee.

1. Identify your references.

  • All programs require references, except for: Master of Engineering, Master of Management, International M.A.Sc. in Automotive Engineering.
    • Although these programs do not require references you will be asked to insert the names of two referees as part of the OUAC application.
    • You may insert any information to serve as a placeholder. No emails will be sent requesting a reference.
    • Failure to complete this will not allow you to submit the application or pay the required fee and thus your application will not be processed.
  • Insert only 2 referee names unless your program specifically requires 3 references (Psychology, Nursing, PhD in Computer Science, Kinesiology, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Sociology, Education and Visual Arts).

2. Pay the application fee.

3. Once your payment has been processed (may take up to two business days), you will receive an email with further instructions on how to proceed to Step 2.

Step 2: Activate UWin ID

If you already have an active UWin ID proceed to Step 3.

  1. use the student number and personal access code provided in the email from Step 1 to activate your UWin account.
  2. you will receive an email with your activated UWin username and password.

Step 3: Upload your Documents

  1. Follow the instructions in the confirmation email from Step 1 to log into the University's electronic application system (eGAS) with your activated UWin username and password and upload your required documents (in PDF format)
  2. An automatic email will be sent out to referees.
  3. Once you have uploaded all required documents, select "Submit Application".
  4. If your documents are double-sided, be sure to scan and submit both sides of each document.
  5. If you have any questions contact

Ready to begin? Apply now at the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC)