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.

If you are a new student and require information about the program, please contact the Disability Studies Program Secretary at

Dr. Jijian Voronka is the Disability Studies Coordinator and Academic Advisor. Please see Dr. Voronka's information below:

Intersession/Summer 2022 Office Hours: Thursdays, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

Please 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 the campus community to attend the 9th Annual Accessibility Awareness Days event. The format this year will involve 5 live, virtual workshops held each Tuesday in March from 11:30 am – 12:00 pm.

Since the University has been mainly online for almost 2 years, this event is intended to assist staff, students, and faculty discover the many ways that the University is working towards accessibility and inclusion. Participants will learn about making the classroom accessible, technology solutions, accessibility in the built environment, and mental health supports for the campus community. Personal experiences will be shared to better understand accessibility from an equity, diversity, and inclusivity perspective and to learn what each of us can do to be better allies. We all have a role to play in making our campus welcoming to all.

Schedule of Events:

  • March 1 – Universal Design for Learning and Accommodations
  • March 8 – Technology Tools
  • March 15 – Accessible Places and Spaces
  • March 22 – Intersectionality and Disability (In partnership with EDI week.) 
  • March 29 – Mental Health Supports

Click on this link to learn more about AAD 2022 and to register

Hope you will join us!


Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility


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

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 at last year's event. Her presentation was titled "Welcome Disability with the Social Model". To view the presesentations, please visit follow this link.

Winter registration is approaching! Please see registration information on the Registrar’s website at

The student guide provides step by step instructions on how to register. You can find this document at

Please refer to the study plans on our website. They are listed under programs at Disability Studies Programs | Disability Studies (

If you have questions about what courses qualify under Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, please refer to the Undergraduate Calendar, page 48 at undergraduate_calendar_winter_2022.pdf (

If you have any questions about registration, please reach out to and we will help you. We are here to support you so please reach out if you have any questions or require assistance.

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 mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for staff, faculty and students, please follow this link

For up to date information on returning to campus, please follow this link



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. Please visit Student Accessibility Services 

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

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
School of Social Work

167 Ferry Street
Second Floor, Room 205
Windsor, Ontario N9A 0C5

Phone: 519-253-3000, Ext. 3064
Fax: 519-973-7036