Student Services

For a list of campus and community mental health and wellness resources visit If you need immediate assistance please contact the office of Student Health, Counselling and Wellness Services.

Questions to the Faculty of Graduate Studies staff should be directed to the appropriate Faculty of Graduate Studies staff member.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is proud to provide several services to our currently registered full-time and part-time students that extend beyond the classroom or the lab. We prioritize student health and wellness, engagment, and professional development to ensure students have the tools and foundation to succeed in their academic, personal, and professional lives. These services are free of charge to registered students and are offered across the Faculty regardless of program or placement. Be sure to check with the academic department you belong to for specialized services.

Graduate Student Counselling Services 

Career Advising and Professional Development

Our goal is to prepare you for your future which means making you career ready! Whether you're going to be seeking a career in an academic field or in the private sector, we want to ensure you have the tools you need to succeed. To achieve this mandate we offer several professional development services facilitated by our career advisor. The career advisor can help you with your career-related questions, including:
  • Resume/cover letter/CV writing
  • Job searching
  • Interview prep
  • LinkedIn profile critiquing
  • Help with deciding what career steps to take next 
  • Questions about navigating the labour market
  • Any other career-related questions you may have

Location: Grad Studies (3rd floor of Chrysler Hall Tower, Room 313)

Times: Mondays

How to make an appointment: 

  • Log on to mySuccess
  • On the left menu, click Career --> Appointments
  • Choose to book by appointment type
  • Scroll to book a Career Advising – For Graduate Students appointment and choose a time slot that fits with your schedule.
  • If you are unavailable on Mondays, you can still make an appointment to see a career advisor any weekday in the Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre by visiting mySuccess. 

Be sure to also check out:

  • Propel: University of Windsor Graduate Student Initative that offers workshops and future planning resources.
  • Propel XL: This special 2 day Propel professional development event is offered exclusively for graduate students to learn skills and knowledge that will help you in your career and academic success. By attending this event, you will have this experience added to your Co-Curricular Transcript as evidence of your commitment to professional and personal development. 

Graduate Student Society (GSS)

The Graduate Student Society (GSS) is the official representative organization of all graduate students at the University of Windsor. It offers:

  • Elected representation at different levels of the University, including the Board of Governors, the Senate, the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Council, and on many of the committees of the aforementioned bodies. The GSS representatives have full voting rights at these meetings.
  • A conduit of information including current events and activities, decisions, policies, and issues for graduate students.
  • U-Pass (a student bus pass offered at a reduced rate) 
  • Health/Dental coverage
  • To learn more about the GSS and what they offer students, please review their website.