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Find updated information shared with UWindsor students by email about the UWinsite Student update and maintenance.

UWinsite Student update taking place from Thursday, July 20, 2023, at 5 p.m. to Monday, July 24. 

What is happening? UWinsite Student will be undergoing a scheduled update and will be unavailable during maintenance. The updates to the system include the latest security-related features, functionality, and fixes, along with bringing a fresh new look. Documentation about the changes is being developed and will be available. 

What is the impact? UWinsite Student will be offline.

Will campus offices be closed? The following offices will be closed during this period:

  • The Office of the Registrar
  • The Student Accounts Office 

Update - the Student Awards and Financial Aid Office will be open, and some services may be limited due to UWinsite Student being unavailable.  

When will UWinsite Student be back online? It will be online by July 25.

What do students need to do in preparation for the shutdown? 

  • No preparation is required for students.
  • If you need a transcript, please request it no later than Tuesday, July 17, to receive the transcript before the system undergoes maintenance. Find the How Do I Get a Copy of my Transcript knowledge article for more details about the process.

Can I register for classes and what about courses in my shopping cart? Students cannot access their shopping carts or register for classes during maintenance. Anything added to the shopping cart before maintenance will still be there when UWinsite Student resumes.

What about other program application processes? Can I make an application to change programs? Or will the returning student application be available during maintenance time? Students cannot access the Change of Program application or the Returning Student application during the maintenance time. The applications can be accessed before noon on July 20, and will resume service on July 25.

Will other systems be impacted by the update? Any downstream systems that integrate with UWinsite Student will not receive updates while the system is offline. An example includes the grade transmission between Brightspace and UWinsite Student. Please note, Brightspace will be online and accessible to faculty, staff and students.

Is the Electronic Graduate Application System (eGAS) affected by UWinsite Student maintenance? eGAS, is available to applicants who have completed and submitted their applications and have activated their UWin IDs

Questions or Concerns? If anyone is experiencing an issue with a UWinsite Student, please open a ticket.