Winter Orientation is for students admitted for the winter semester and prepares students for their educational experience at the University of Windsor, including an opportunity to chat with an academic advisor. Guests are encouraged to attend Winter Orientation with their student to learn about the University of Windsor student experience and how they can support their student. We look forward to welcoming you to the Lancer Family!
Are you an International Student? We have orientation programs just for you:
- Undergraduate, Graduate and MEng Students can find information on the International Student Centre's Website.
- Students attending the Centre for English Language Development can find information about their ELIP sessions here.
Winter Orientation Schedule
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
9:30 am to 9:40 am
by Dr. Phebe Lam, Associate Vice President, Office of Student Experience
9:40 am to 10:20 am
UWin 101 Session
Learn about some of the common challenges students encounter in university and how to overcome them
10:30 am to 11:15 am
Parent, Family & Guest Session
Attending University can be difficult. Learn how you can support your student throughout their university career
10:30 am to 11:15 am
Learn about the essential tools and supports you will need to access throughout your time as a student at UWindsor. Get answers to the most commonly asked questions!
Looking for help with Course Registration?
The Central Academic Advising Team is here to help students with:
- Choosing or changing your program or major
- Understanding your Academic Progress Report and degree requirements
- Understanding academic regulations and procedures
- Adding, dropping, or withdrawing from a course
- Developing a plan to deal with academic difficulties (i.e., Academic Probation & Required to Withdraw)
- Referral to other relevant campus services
To book an appointment with one of our central academic advisors please visit uwindsor.ca/advising. Academic supports pertaining to specific faculties can be found on our Advising Resources website.
Looking for information about Student Accounts?
Check out our Student Account Information Sheet, providing you with information about Students Accounts at the University of Windsor. This info sheet also includes a list of important information that you will need to know to start your University careers, along with a special note to parents/sponsors.
Explore our Campus
Enjoy our online tour of the UWindsor campus, located at the crossroads of North America facing one of Canada’s most beautiful waterfronts on the Detroit River.
Want to see campus in person? If you can’t make it to that event, you can book an appointment for a campus tour through this link
Want to learn more about our Aboriginal Education Centre?
Check out the Aboriginal Education Centre’s Orientation Presentation:
Are you a part-time student?
Learn more about our Organization of Part-time University Students by checking out the following documents:
- OPUS Welcome Letter
- OPUS Brochure
- OPUS Annual Winter Appreciation Week
- OPUS Winter Orientation Presentation