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Soft Landing Program for New International Arrivals

The ISC provides a variety of quality services and programs to support almost 4,000 UWindsor international students, scholars, and their family members from over 92 different countries.

Once you arrive on campus, you will be welcomed with a variety of orientations and arrival programs to help you successfully transition to the University of Windsor. The ISC team works diligently to help you achieve your academic and personal goals while in Canada. We provide professional advising services including academic support, information about health coverage and immigration information. We also provide plenty of extracurricular programming to ensure that your time at the University is not only academically fulfilling but also socially engaging. The ISC also administers exchange programs for students coming from abroad and for students studying at our partner institutions around the world.

The ISC is your home away from home and we are happy to serve you and your family members. I invite you to contact our office at any time for assistance and support. Best wishes for a successful and memorable journey at the University of Windsor.

Beth Oakley, Director of International Student Centre


The International Student Centre (ISC) is offering the Soft Landing Program to help incoming international students to prepare for their move to Canada, get settled in Windsor, and begin their new life at the University of Windsor.  This process can be overwhelming.

We have prepared the following information to help you prepare for your journey.

Please complete the Soft Landing Arrival Form as soon as you have made your travel arrangements or once you have arrived in Windsor.

➜ Pre-Arrival Information

➜ On-Arrival Information