Student Resources

UWindsor offers resources to assist you. We are here to support you!

If you are a prospective UWindsor student or current Disability Studies student, we have many on campus resources just for you. Please reach out to us at if you have any questions.

Academic Advisors are on hand to assist you in your academic journey. Please reach out for an appointment to speak to an advisor. 

Disability Studies and Psychology students, please contact for academic advising appointmentsease e-mail Dr. Voronka book an online Zoom meeting at

Please e-mail if you have any questions. Thank you.


The AQD (Academic Questions Database) is the central area for students to be able to get immediate answers relating to their academic concerns, problems and inquiries. Please find the site here:

The Dean's Office also has a Student Services Hub on their website. The Student Services Hub is comprised of two units: Academic and Student Success and Student Experience and Interdisciplinary Studies.

The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility (OHREA) invites you to the annual Accessibility Awareness Days 2023 (AAD) event! Each week, participants will gain knowledge and practical skills to help create a more inclusive campus community. The first 3 weeks will consist of a 30-minute, virtual workshop. The final week will be the first AAD in-person event since 2019! Join in celebrating disability rights with a fireside chat featuring Dr. Laverne Jacobs and learning about her election to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Schedule Of Events:

Tuesday, March 7, 11:30-noon (online) – Registration Link

  • ADHD: A student perspective

Tuesday, March 15, 11:30-noon (online) – Registration Link

  • Accessible presentation: Online and in-person

Tuesday, March 21, 11:30-noon (online) – Registration Link

  • Quick tips for making your Brightspace site more accessible
  • This event is in partnership with Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolonization (EDID) Week

Tuesday, March 28, 11:00 am -12:30 pm (in-person and online) – Registration Link

  • Celebrating disability rights: A conversation with Dr. Laverne Jacobs

Visit the AAD Website for more information and to register for the events or email at

We hope you will join us and the great line-up of presenters!



The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) was introduced in 2005. Please read more on the Government of Ontario's website and the AODA's website.

The AODA is in place to prevent and remove barriers for persons with disabilities.

If you are ready to apply or would like further information on applying, please visit How to Apply to UWindsor

If you would like to speak to an academic advisor or have questions about the program, please reach out to us at



The Ask.UWindsor site has many resources and list of questions and answers relating to UWindsor campus and services. 

The Disability Studies Experience Map is a useful tool that outlines career options, a career planning guide and opportunities during your undergraduate degree. Please visit the Office of Experiental Learning website

Information on how our government is making Canada accessible and the Accessible Canada Act can be found on their website at

Statistics Canada published a podcast episode that is a heartfelt discussion on disability in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. We discuss the realities of people living with disabilities, their challenges and all the changes that the pandemic has brought in their daily lives.

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Mark your calendars with important dates! The Registrar's Office website has a full list of statuatory holidays, semester start and end dates, convocation dates and more!

This website also has information on how to access the UWinsite, how to register for courses and next steps for students who have accepted their offer.

Please find information on Indigenous intiatives, events and resources on the UWindsor Indigenous Peoples website

For more information on Truth and Reconciliation and The Truth and Reconciliation Commission's final report, please visit The Government of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation website at Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (



The Office of Human Rights, Accessibility and Equity website has many resources for accessiblity and accommodation including accessibility training, accommodation and information on how to create accessible documents.

The OHREA office also organizes Accessibility Awareness Days on main campus each year. This event hosts many speakers who speak about disabilities and accessibility awareness. Dr. Jijian Voronka, Co-ordinator of the Disability Studies program was a presenter with Iseonna Silliker at last year's event. Their presentation was titled "Welcome Disability with the Social Model". To view their presesentation, please visit follow this link.

Read more about the Office of Research and Innovation Services (ORIS) by following this link

Read more about the Academic Data Center by following this link


There's nothing like on campus residence and it's proximity to other students and campus resources. Please visit the Residence Services website for more information

For The University of Windsor updates on COVID-19, please visit



Stay Safe with the Safe Lancer App. It provides One-touch access to Campus Police and Windsor Police (emergency and non-emergency numbers). Please visit Campus Community Police 

Student Accessibility Services offers services and supports for students on campus. Please visit Student Accessibility Services for contact information. 

The Student Awards and Financial Aid Office has information on financial aid, scholarships and the Ignite program.

Student Health Services provides confidential, student-centred health care, including comprehensive medical care, counseling, and referrals. Please visit Student Health Services | Student Health, Counselling and Wellness (

The fees shown on the Tuition Fee Estimator are the approved fees for the 2021-2022 academic year. Fees may change for the Summer 2022 term and should only be used as an estimate for the fees in the future. The fees calculated are per term and will be based upon the information you provide below. To obtain the exact fees you owe for the current term, please go to the UWinsite Student.

Please visit UWindsor's Anti-Black Racism website where you will find a message from our University of Windsor President, Dr. Robert Gordon and various resources and events. There is also information on student grants and information on the Anti-Black Racism Working Group. 

Our UWindsor campus is beautiful! Take a virtual tour of the UWindsor campus



Contact Disability Studies

The University of Windsor
Interdisciplinary and Critical Studies
Room 205-2 Chrysler Hall South

Phone: 519-253-3000, Ext. 2315