Notice of Collection & Use of Personal Information

Student Awards Notice of Collection & Use of Personal Information

The Student Awards & Financial Aid Office at the University of Windsor is committed to the protection of privacy and confidentiality of all its constituency.


University of Windsor Scholarship and Awards Program

By accepting a scholarship or award which is awarded by application, automatically or by nomination based on grades (does not require an application), you agree to the terms of use that governs the administration of the University of Windsor financial aid and awards program.  The University of Windsor is committed to the protection of privacy and confidentiality of all its constituents.  The information collected by the University of Windsor, Student Awards and Financial Aid Office is collected under the authority of the University of Windsor Act, 1962 and is collected for the purposes of administering financial aid, scholarship and award programs. Where necessary, the University of Windsor may disclose your personal information to award donors and/or provide public recognition of achievement.

The purpose of data collection when a student applies for an award or scholarship through our on-line application process, is to provide the Student Awards & Financial Aid Office the facility to adjudicate applications and eligibility accordingly based on the terms of reference for the award.  As well, a student is agreeing to allow their name to be shared with the donor of the award if requested by the donor.

As well, some awards are administered automatically by an assignment based on a minimum grade requirement i.e. Automatic Entrance Award Program, or by nomination.  In these cases, the names of students are withheld and not released to any third party outside of the University, without the consent of the student.

Regardless of the means by which an award is assigned to a student however, by acceptance of the award, information may be shared internally should the information be required for a University of Windsor employee/department to fulfill the duties of their position.  Some examples where student information may be shared are as follows:

  • To a University department for statistical information gathering/reporting
  • To a University department for the purposes of organizing events that might recognize award winners
  • To a University department for the purposes of fundraising
  • To the Career Services office for the administration of Work Study
  • To Federal and provincial government offices and Ministries for funding, statistical analysis and planning purposes;

Ontario Student Assistance Program

The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities administers OSAP under the authority of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.19, as amended, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 773, Reg. 774, and Reg. 775, as amended, and O. Reg. 268/01, as amended; the Financial Administration Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.
12, as amended; the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act, S.C. 1994, c. 28, as amended; the Canada Student Financial Assistance Regulations, SOR 95‐329, as amended; and the Budget Implementation Act, 1998, S.C. 1998, c. 21, as amended. If you have any questions about the collection or use of your OSAP application information, contact the Director, Student Support Branch, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, PO Box 4500, 189 Red RiverRoad, 4th Floor, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6G9.

SERVICES AVAILABLE:

Students may connect with the Student Awards & Financial Aid staff using the following options:

  • Phone: (519) 253-3000 Ext. 3300
    Phones are answered daily Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

  • Email: award1@uwindsor.ca 
    In order to better assist you, please include your UWindsor Student Number in your email.  Students experiencing financial hardship should email award1@uwindsor.ca with a brief explanation of their situation and their request will be triaged appropriately.

  • Fax: (519) 973-7087 (Documents: Fax, Email, Drop-box, Mail)
    Documents may be faxed, emailed, placed in our drop-box located in the lobby of CHT or mailed to:
         Student Awards & Financial Aid
         University of Windsor
         401 Sunset Ave. CHT Room 102
         Windsor, ON N9H 1G3

VISIT US:

A scheduled appointment is required to visit us in person.  In-person appointments for business related to your government financial aid file, scholarships or bursaries are available during the following hours.

Proceed to campus only if you have completed the Safe Lancer App and have an APPROVED badge.  Access to Chrysler Hall Tower is available by entering through the north doors of Chyrsler Hall North, next to the Leddy Library parking lot.

Students may drop off documents in our drop-box located in the lobby of Chrylser Hall Tower

Information on the 'Return to Campus' procedures and 'Vaccination Policy' can be found on the University of Windsor website https://www.uwindsor.ca/returntocampus/

Be sure that you have government issued photo ID or your UWIN ID card.  We will not be able to serve you in person if you don't have proper identification.

IN-PERSON SERVICE HOURS by APPOINTMENT

Day

Open

Close

Service

Monday

1:00 PM

3:45 PM

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Booked every 10 min.

Tuesday

1:00 PM

3:45 PM

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Booked every 10 min.

Wednesday

9:00 AM

11:45 AM

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Booked every 10 min.

Thursday

9:00 AM

11:45 AM

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Booked every 10 minutes

Friday

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Remote services are available.

Important Notes:

  • We will attempt to return messages and emails within 2 business days where possible.  In September, January & May however, our response time may be closer to 7-10 business days.

  • Please do not leave/send multiple messages/emails as this will delay our response time.