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Financial Aid Important Dates

As we approach the start of the Fall 2020 term, these ares some important dates and activities that are currently happening in Student Awards & Financial Aid:

Financial Aid Dates & Activity
Important Date Event Description Status
August 6. 2020 Final grade review for newly admitted students. The final grade review for newly admitted students has been completed and awards have been adjusted.  To view the awards that have been assigned to you, log in to UWinsite Student > Student Homepage > Financial Aid. Email communication to confirm adjustments will be sent out Friday, August 21. In Progress
August 6, 2020 Awards for new students will appear on the student account as Anticipated Aid. Students who are fully enrolled in their classes will have their award authorized and their award will be available to Student Accounts as Anticipated Aid.  Students with an Anticipated Aid amount will be able to deduct the value of their fall term award from their tuition/fee balance owing.  For students who have elected to take only a 60% of a full course load in the Fall term, awards will not be authorized at this time.  The authorization process for students in this situation is a manual one and we are still working the business process to support the accommodation. Complete & Running Daily
August 8, 2020 Awards for returning students will be assigned and authorized. Students who are fully enrolled in their classes who have renewable awards and have met the renewal requirements, will have their award assigned and uthorized.  Their award will be available to Student Accounts as Anticipated Aid.  Students with an Anticipated Aid amount will be able to deduct the value of their fall term award from their tuition/fee balance owing.  For students who have elected to take only a 60% of a full course load in the Fall term, awards will not be authorized at this time.  The authorization process for students in this situation is a manual one and we are still working the business process to support the accommodation. Complete
August 11, 2020 Scholarships & Bursaries - Program Review For entering students, scholarships and bursaries may have been offerred based on your application for admission.  If it is determined that you were offered a program specific scholarship or bursary and you have registered in a program that doesn't qualify, the scholarship will be cancelled and will no longer appear as antipated aid. In Progress
August 12, 2020 Awards will reported to OSAP for students with an OSAP assessment. OSAP Applicants Only: Student Awards & Financial Aid will start reporting scholarships and bursaries assigned to the fall and winter terms for students who have applied for OSAP. If a student has already included scholarships and bursaries on their OSAP application, a duplication will exist and the OSAP assessment may be lower than what it should be.  Staff will review files where a duplication exists and follow-up with students as required.  The student declared scholarship and bursary amount on the OSAP application will be removed if a duplication is confirmed.   Complete and updating daily.
August 13, 2020 OSAP funding will be available as anticipated aid. Students who have an OSAP assessment available by August 13, will be able to see their fall OSAP installment as anticipated aid.  Students will only be required to pay their tuition/fees after awards and OSAP funding are taken into consideration.  If a student's tuition and fees will be covered by awards and/or OSAP, no tuition payment is required by August 15th.  If a students tuition and fees will be partially covered by awards and/or OSAP, the difference must be paid by August 15th.  Prior to August 13th, students can view their fall OSAP disbursements by logging on to ontario.ca/osap to determine how much their fall disbursement will be. Complete and updating daily.
August 17, 2020 UWinAward Application/Profile Opens Students will be able to start applying for in-course awards the week of August 17th. Not Started
August 17, 2020 OSAP Updates - Changes to Costs Due to the reduction to some ancillary fees, OSAP costs have been updated resulting in all students who already have assesments, being reassessed.  OSAP assessments will have been adjusted slightly as a result.  Updated OSAP amounts should be reflected as anticipated aid by the end of day, August 18. In Progress
September 1, 2020 OSAP Confirmation of Enrollment Starts Our first confirmation of enrollment file will be sent to the government to confirm enrollment for eligible students where student. Not Started
September 30, 2020 Law Student Award Applications Close Law specific award applications will close on September 30, 2020.  Law students who wish to be considered for law specific awards must complete their UWinAward applications by September 30th. Not Started

 


UPDATED OFFICE ACCESS:

Effective immediately, Student Awards & Financial Aid will only be accessible via email and on-line appointments as staff are all currently working remotely.  Information and updates will be posted to our website at http://www.uwindsor.ca/studentawards/415/covid-19-updates as it becomes available.  Students experiencing financial hardship should email award1@uwindsor.ca with a brief explanation of their situation and their request will be triaged appropriately.

Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext. 3300
Beginning Monday, August 24, 2020  phones will be answered Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.
Fax: (519) 973-7087

* In order to better assist you, please include your UWindsor Student Number in your email. 
Email: award1@uwindsor.ca

VISIT US (Currently Not Available)

Chrysler Hall Tower, Room 102
Dropbox is located outside of the office doors (Currently unavailable).

REGULAR SERVICE HOURS (Currently Not Available):

Day Open Close Service
Monday 1:00 PM 4:00 PM 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM 4:00 PM 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 1:00 PM 4:00 PM 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM 4:00 PM 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday 1:00 PM 4:00 PM 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Important Notes:

  • We will attempt to return messages and emails within 2 business days where possible
  • Please do not leave/send multiple messages/emails